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Under fire: strengthening MDA teams with emergency equipment & supplies

Hundreds of missiles were fired into Israel in the last hour and MDA teams are moving quickly from scene to scene, providing medical…

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Magen David Adom Before Mount Meron Tragedy

‘Every Year We Came Back With a Sigh of Relief No Disaster Happened’. Volunteers at Israel’s national ambulance and disaster-relief organization, Magen David Adom…

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Mount Meron disaster: Thousands donate blood for victims

The public was asked to donate blood at special MDA stations set up across the country following the disaster. Within a few hours, crowds gathered…

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16-year-old Down Syndrome student volunteers for Magen David Adom

The volunteer, Eliyahu Peletz, found himself without any sort of framework or routine during the first COVID-19 lockdown…

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MDA for the Community

In preparation for Pesach, tens of thousands of food packages for low-income families were collected by MDA volunteers as part of Operation Kimcha Depsascha. Operation “Kamcha Depascha”, which has become a tradition in Magen David Adom, was held for the 17th year and involved thousands of MDA employees and volunteers of all ages to collect food products for low-income families.

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The President’s Award for “Israeli Hope” in Education to MDA Youth Organization

“Israeli Hope” in Education seeks to promote education for partnership between the various sectors, with the understanding that familiarity and joint action are essential for securing the future and prosperity of the State of Israel as a Jewish and democratic state.

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RIGHT BEFORE THE HOLIDAY: MDA SELLS CHAMETZ

Same as every year, a moment before Passover is upon us, MDA made sure to sell the organization’s Chametz, as Jewish Law commands. On March 16, MDA officials headed by MDA Director General Eli Bin, met with the Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem, Harishon Letzion…

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Report: Israelis Abroad Fly to Israel to Get Vaccinated

A report published by Globes revealed a recent trend with Israelis working or living abroad returning on flights to Israel to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The flights are met by Magen David Adom (MDA) representatives, and after receiving the jab and waiting for 30 minutes…

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Giving Birth on the Road

Moti Fisher, an MDA EMT ambulance driver from Modi’in Illit, was called on Wednesday last week to evacuate a woman to the hospital. On their way to the delivery room, while arriving at the Ofer checkpoint near Givat Ze’ev, police forces signalled the ambulance to stop at the side of the road.

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Shortening Response Times in Hadera and Jasr a-Zarqa

Magen David Adom operates a large station in…

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50% decrease in first aid treatments to bike riders on Yom Kippur

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MDA’s New ATV (All-Terrain Vehicle)

This week, the first of its kind operational driving training was held for 16 medics and…

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Delivering a baby in the most unlikely circumstances

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EMS In War: Rescue Services During A Rockets Attack On Israel

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Magen David Adom managing a health crisis with Messenger

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MDAs soon-to-be-launched program ‘MDA in the Community’ to treat patients without leaving their home

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An MDA EMT delivers his own baby in the middle of his shift

EMT Abraham Ivri started working at MDA about a month ago. His wife Reut, who was 9 months pregnant feared that when she went into labour her husband would be on duty.

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The Life of a 13-Year-Old Boy who Suffered a Cardiac Arrest During a Football Game was Saved Thanks to the MDA Team

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An MDA EMT Delivered Two Babies within Four Hours

Daniel Yaso, an MDA EMT and ambulance driver, began the morning shift in a completely routine manner a week ago. Yaso has been working for the organisation for three years,

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Israel pilots coronavirus test that delivers results in 15 minutes

“Toward winter, the number of tests must be significantly increased and the time until the result is obtained reduced,” Health Minister…

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Israel fire and rescue authority selects MDA to develop dispatch system

For over a decade now, MDA has taken to developing many of…

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MDA uses ambulance bus to evacuate nine from southern Israel nursing home

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Israel Develops World’s First State-of-the-Art Underground Blood Bank

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MDA ambulances maintain 8-minute average response during peak of Covid-19

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Corona in Numbers – According to Official Data:

Magen David Adom has obtained approximately 438,000 corona test samples to date…

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Lital Schertzman: The dancing paramedic from Betar Illit

Lital Schertzman has always enjoyed…

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Israel’s Bezeq to convert payphones into defibrillator stations

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Four Sisters Fight Corona

The story of four sisters who dropped everything to stand on the frontlines in the…

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Amazing story showing MDA’s tremendous legacy

Celebrating 90 years of MDA…

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‘It’s not over’

Top MDA medic warns Israelis won’t heed rules in 2nd virus wave

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International Solidarity Event for those effected by COVID-19

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MDA ambulances maintain 8-minute average response during peak of coronavirus in Israel

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Independence Day Commemoration 2020

Yasmeen Mazzawi, MDA paramedic from Nazareth, lights cauldron in nationally televised Israeli Independence Day commemoration…

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Message from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Message from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanking Magen David Adom…

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MDA volunteers light torches at municipal ceremonies across the country

In conjunction with the torch lighting to end…

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