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Israeli President Reuven Rivlin at opening of MDA's new auxilliary call center in Ramla. March 13, 2
Magen David Adom triples call-fielding capacity to deal with coronavirus

The emergency organization has increased its number of workstations from 93 to 352, as coronavirus related calls have tested the system.

Magen David Adom
A U.S.-Style 911 System in Israel is Not the Answer

Because MDA has its own system, they’ve been able to design it to meet their specific needs – or, more importantly, the emergency medical needs of the Israeli people.

By ZE'EV TSUK-RAM
24/03/2020
Purim recommendations for staying safe and having fun by MDA

Purim is a holiday meant for hiding our faces, but losing them isn't something anyone wants.

20/02/2020
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Health Minister Ya'acov Litzman visit Sheba Medical Center at
Israel readies for return of 11 ‘coronavirus cruise’ travelers

The Israeli embassy in China helped Tomer Zevulun obtain the necessary permits for him to leave the region and return to Israel via Ukraine.

MDA checking passengers returning from China at Ben-Gurion Airport

Magan David Adom is performs medical checks on passengers as they arrive into Israel from China.

By DEBORAH DAHAN
03/02/2020
Earthquake aftermath in the Turkish eastern city of Elazig, Jan. 25, 2020
MDA offers assistance to Turkey after earthquake

"I view this as an opportunity for collaboration... offer all assistance towards saving lives anywhere," and have "great appreciation" for Turkish Red Crescent, MDA's director-general Eli Bin wrote.

MDA ambulance arrives at the scene where a man was hit by a car in Haifa
Why doesn't Israel have emergency dispatchers?

There have been several laws unsuccessfully proposed to found a single, unified rescue body; many argue that it could have rescued the young couple who drowned in a stuck elevator on January 4.

Magen David Adom
MDA cancels plans to cut services around Israel

Ambulance service and operating hours of employees will be lowered due to the cuts that begin on Wednesday night.

26/12/2019
The students who saved pregnant teacher's Chen Danziger's life visit her at Hadassah hospital
Pregnant teacher suffers heart attack, two students saved her life

"It's heartwarming to know that I am in a safe place on the part of the students, that they know what to do and have saved my life," said Chen Danziger.

Fire and Rescue workers next to the light rail in Jerusalem where a 19-year-old woman was killed
19-year-old woman killed after being hit by light rail in Jerusalem

"At around 12:20 a.m. a woman fell between two wagons as the train was moving. MDA paramedics that arrived at the scene could only call her time of death."

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