News and updates about MDA

MDA prepares for emergency response during massive power outages

With generators, satellites and innovative protocols, Magen David Adom prepares for possible power outages caused by military-style attacks

MDA prepares for emergency response during massive power outages

Five injured in car ramming in Haifa

The driver and car were located a short while after the incident. The circumstances of the incident are under investigation.

Five injured in car ramming in Haifa

Gaza region paramedic to light Yom Ha'atzmaut torch

MDA Paramedic Oshrit Hadad, 22 years old from Netivot, will represent the organization by lighting a torch on Yom Ha'atzmaut.

Gaza region paramedic to light Yom Ha'atzmaut torch

Stabbing attack in Ramla:

18-year-old girl seriously wounded, terrorist neutralized

MDA medics treated the victim and rushed her to hospital care. Police forces are searching for any possible accomplices.

18-year-old girl seriously wounded, terrorist neutralized

Officers noticed a crowd in the street and saved a baby's life

Officers in Muqeible were hailed down by a group of people and found a baby who was choking on a piece of chewing gum. Together with MDA volunteers, they managed to remove the gum and save the baby's life.

Officers noticed a crowd in the street and saved a baby's life

Police prepare for mass invasion from Jenin region

The Israel Police have been preparing for an event similar to the October 7th massacre to strike other areas in Israel, including the need to evacuate casualties and handle multiple combat zones simultaneously.

Police prepare for mass invasion from Jenin region

Floyd Mayweather:

'Floyd Fleet' of medicycles dedicated at MDA

Former 15-time boxing champion dedicates fleet of medicycles to help Magen David Adom respond to medical emergencies during the war.

'Floyd Fleet' of medicycles dedicated at MDA

MDA mourns fallen volunteer

IDF Officer and MDA Volunteer Maj. (Res.) Amishar Ben David fell in battle over the weekend. 'He cared for the dozens of volunteers as though they were his children.'

MDA mourns fallen volunteer

Man pulled lifeless from Golan spring

MDA medics attempted CPR but eventually declared him dead at the scene. Police claim the incident was not criminally motivated.

Man pulled lifeless from Golan spring

From MDA's blood services to the front line

IDF soldier critically injured in Gaza met the blood donor who donated the whole blood that saved his life.

From MDA's blood services to the front line

After being destroyed on Oct. 7th:

New ambulances dedicated in memory of fallen medics

MDA received 14 new ambulances to replace those that were destroyed during Hamas's October 7th attack. Each ambulance was dedicated in memory of an MDA medic killed in action.

New ambulances dedicated in memory of fallen medics

Finland donates 1 million Euro to MDA to save lives

Dr. Nina Nordström, the Ambassador of Finland, visited Magen David Adom's National Dispatch Center in Kiryat Ono and signed an agreement to donate 1 million Euro to the organization

Finland donates 1 million Euro to MDA to save lives

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Pence hears stories of saving lives under fire

Former US VP Mike Pence visits MDA headquarters, sends special message to volunteers.

Pence hears stories of saving lives under fire

Teen saves classmate who fainted during phys. ed.

Guy Alon noticed a classmate had fainted, and sprang into action, performing CPR and using a defibrillator to save his classmate's life.

Teen saves classmate who fainted during phys. ed.

Fallen soldier's MDA parters:

'Itamar saved many lives'

Itamar Shemen, who fell in battle in the southern Gaza Strip, served as an IDF soldier and MDA volunteer paramedic.

'Itamar saved many lives'

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Soccer tournament for MDA medic murdered on Oct. 7th

Israeli national soccer team seniors played in memory of Amit Mann, who was murdered while saving lives in Kibbutz Be'eri on Oct. 7.

Soccer tournament for MDA medic murdered on Oct. 7th

MDA volunteer killed in Gaza:

'Tuval was a special guy who always wanted to help'

Magen David Adom (MDA) announces that IDF soldier and MDA volunteer Staff Sergeant Tuval Yaakov Tsanani fell in battle in the Gaza Strip.

'Tuval was a special guy who always wanted to help'

New immigrant chooses to serve as medic in southern Israel

Brooke Samuelson moved to Israel from Cincinnati, Ohio, and serves as an MDA medic in Ashdod.

New immigrant chooses to serve as medic in southern Israel

Crowded bus falls into ditch in northern Israel

Forty passengers were rescued from the bus. Two of them were taken to hospital care.

Crowded bus falls into ditch in northern Israel

Heartwarming:

Paramedic, EMT meet 6-year-old whose life they saved on Oct. 7

Little Ofek was shot in the leg on 'Black Saturday,' but she was very brave as MDA staff fought to save her life.

Paramedic, EMT meet 6-year-old whose life they saved on Oct. 7

Saar Margolis OBM: "He always wanted to help save lives"

A member of the Kissufim security team, MDA volunteer Staff Sergeant (res.) Saar Margolis, was killed in action in Operation Swords of Iron

Saar Margolis OBM: "He always wanted to help save lives"

Major Oriel Bibi OBM

A man of values and life-saving volunteering

IDF Officer and MDA volunteer, Major Oriel Bibi, fell in the "Iron Swords" war.

A man of values and life-saving volunteering

Eyewitness testimony:

'I told children how to act after their parents were murdered'

An MDA dispatcher tells Arutz Sheva about the horrifying calls to the MDA as the Hamas invasion began.

'I told children how to act after their parents were murdered'

Senior MDA EMT murdered in his home by Hamas terrorists

Aviya Hezroni's friends tell of a man of great giving who put MDA and saving lives as the first priority.

Senior MDA EMT murdered in his home by Hamas terrorists

Magen David Adom treats hundreds during day of bloodshed

MDA teams on high alert across the country, blood drives underway in different cities after hundreds murdered by Hamas.

Magen David Adom treats hundreds during day of bloodshed

Ambulance driver shot to death in southern Israel

Aharon Haimov, a senior medic and ambulance driver, was killed by terrorist gunfire during the Hamas invasion of Israel.

Ambulance driver shot to death in southern Israel

Israelis donating blood to save lives

The following are the updated blood donation venues

Israelis donating blood to save lives

Man injured in fall while building sukkah

A businessman from Rehovot was injured falling from a ladder as he built his sukkah.

Man injured in fall while building sukkah

MDA responds to 3,035 calls over Yom Kippur

Nearly 300 faint or suffer dehydration as a result of the fast. 170 women taken to the hospital in labor.

MDA responds to 3,035 calls over Yom Kippur

Rabbi collapses in Jerusalem yeshiva

One of the Rabbis of a Jerusalem yeshiva was rushed to hospital care after he collapsed on Saturday night.

Rabbi collapses in Jerusalem yeshiva

Due to Hezbollah threat:

MDA launches campaign for additional ambulances

Magen David Adom seeks to add 300 new ambulances in response to fears war could break out on Israel's northern border.

MDA launches campaign for additional ambulances

The medic who saved the same girl's life twice

Meir Shalev saved 4-year-old Ofri from a deadly allergy attack two separate times. within two years.

The medic who saved the same girl's life twice

Two drownings in less than an hour

Two individuals pulled from water without vital signs inside a single hour. Only one survived.

Two drownings in less than an hour

MDA saves woman who had heart attack while driving

58-year-old woman who suffered heart attack while driving home is alive thanks to a passerby and rapid response of Magen David Adom.

MDA saves woman who had heart attack while driving

MDA awards commendation pins to team present at shooting attack

MDA pin awarded to MDA volunteers Nadav Wineberg, who was seriously injured, and his brother Boaz, who saved his life in a terror attack.

MDA awards commendation pins to team present at shooting attack

Man dead in car fire in northern Israel

A man was found dead in a car after it had already been extinguished by firefighters.

Man dead in car fire in northern Israel

'I'm afraid to look outside'

The MDA has released the chilling recording of the woman who reported the shooting attack in Maale Adumim.

'I'm afraid to look outside'

Cardiac-arrest patient in Bnei Brak saved against all odds

New ECMO ambulance marks first time in Israel that heart-lung bypass technology  has been used in the field.

Cardiac-arrest patient in Bnei Brak saved against all odds

New ambulance will allow ECMO treatments in the field

For the first time in Israel: New ambulance will allow cardiac arrest patients to be connected to ECMO in the pre-hospital setting.

New ambulance will allow ECMO treatments in the field

IFCJ donates:

Fourth mobile ICU will benefit communities in northern Israel

In historic display of support for Druze community, IFCJ funds MDA mobile ICU to serve Carmel, Galilee, and Golan Heights villages.

Fourth mobile ICU will benefit communities in northern Israel

Parents of terror victim receive his EMT certification from MDA

MDA Director General Eli Bin presented the parents of terror victim Yagel Yaakov Yaniv with his EMT certificate.

Parents of terror victim receive his EMT certification from MDA

Magen David Adom upgrades Israel’s Air Ambulance service

2 new Intensive Care Helicopters with advanced capabilities join fleet of rescue vehicles, will improve flight medical response times.

Magen David Adom upgrades Israel’s Air Ambulance service

International Collaboration:

MDA hosts delegation of Irish paramedics

International Collaboration: Irish medical personnel visit Magen David Adom to study emergency preparedness and response.

MDA hosts delegation of Irish paramedics

MDA: 19 rocket victims treated today, 51 this week

Magen David Adom updates on number of people treated for injuries and anxiety caused by Islamic Jihad rocket attacks.

MDA: 19 rocket victims treated today, 51 this week

MDA raises alert level amidst Gaza conflict

Magen David Adom issues call for public to donate blood as Gaza terror groups launch hundreds of rockets at Israel.

MDA raises alert level amidst Gaza conflict

Bus torched in Jerusalem

A driver turning into the wrong neighborhood of Jerusalem had his bus set on fire. He escaped with only mild injuries.

Bus torched in Jerusalem

MDA honors fallen first responders

Yom Hazikaron – Memorial Day for soldiers who fell in Israel's wars, and the victims of terror.

MDA honors fallen first responders

Parent 1, Parent 2:

Restore original text of MDA blood donor forms, demands MK Maoz

Government action could solve ongoing blood shortages, says Noam party leader.

Restore original text of MDA blood donor forms, demands MK Maoz

Couple killed in Negev plane crash

Roni and Lilach Shusha were killed Saturday morning when their light airplane crashed in the Negev desert.

Couple killed in Negev plane crash

Jerusalem:

Three children killed in car accident

MDA teams administered medical care to the three children and brought them to area hospitals, where they were pronounced dead.

Three children killed in car accident

'Parent 1, Parent 2':

MDA continues to resist restoring "Father" and "Mother" to forms

Likud, Religious Zionism, Shas, Noam all signed coalition commitment to restore original version, but no progress has been made.

MDA continues to resist restoring "Father" and "Mother" to forms

Earthquake in Turkey:

'Time is critical to save lives because of extreme cold'

Israeli team rescues 2, including 12-year-old boy, in Kahramanmaraş. Another team attempting to rescue man in Marash.

'Time is critical to save lives because of extreme cold'

Volunteer's car stolen while he saved gunshot victim

Shmuel Segal performed CPR on a gunshot victim to keep him alive until he reached a hospital, and returned to find his car stolen.

Volunteer's car stolen while he saved gunshot victim

Deadly accident:

Mother of four, IDF female officer killed near Tel Nof Airbase

IDF officer in her 20s and Odelia Taitz Rodriguez, a mother of four children, killed in accident in central Israel.

Mother of four, IDF female officer killed near Tel Nof Airbase

MDA, Hatzolah Air to provide Medevac copter services in Israel

Partnership will put MDA’s flight paramedics aboard Hatzolah Air and MDA Medevac helicopters to provide medical evacuations in Israel.

MDA, Hatzolah Air to provide Medevac copter services in Israel

MDA volunteers treat 1,000 patients on New Year's Eve

MDA EMTs and paramedics treat 61 traffic accident victims, 17 victims of violence on last day of 2022

MDA volunteers treat 1,000 patients on New Year's Eve

MDA volunteers respond to 1.3 million calls in 2022

Magen David Adom summarizes its activities over the past year.

MDA volunteers respond to 1.3 million calls in 2022

MDA conference: Donating breast milk can save lives

'For premature infants, breast milk is medicine.' MDA hosts conference highlighting importance of maintaining breast milk bank.

MDA conference: Donating breast milk can save lives

One Gush Etzion family, 12 MDA volunteers

Volunteering through the generations: Meet the Noimans, a family with 12 volunteer paramedics in MDA, saving lives together for many years.

One Gush Etzion family, 12 MDA volunteers

Electronic cigarette explodes in Dimona man's mouth

The 27-year-old was taken to the hospital in severe condition with burns on his chest and a bloodied face

Electronic cigarette explodes in Dimona man's mouth