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14-year-old girl drowns while on family vacation

14-year-old girl drowns while on family vacation

MDA responders managed to restore her pulse but doctors were ultimately unsuccessful in saving her.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/08/2021 23:15
Tel Aviv and Magen David Adom ensure COVID-19 vaccinations are accessible to all

Tel Aviv and Magen David Adom ensure COVID-19 vaccinations are accessible to all

Special MDA operation allows Israelis, non-Israelis, and anyone interested, to receive a free coronavirus vaccine in central Tel Aviv.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/08/2021 20:52
MDA to give 3rd dose of COVID vaccine at Israeli nursing homes

MDA to give 3rd dose of COVID vaccine at Israeli nursing homes

MDA launches mass vaccination campaign for seniors at Israeli nursing homes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/08/2021 17:24
Coronavirus in Israel: Nearly 90 in serious condition

Coronavirus in Israel: Nearly 90 in serious condition

MDA announces new vaccination stations for teens as number of vaccinated youth remains static, while number of new coronavirus cases rises.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/07/2021 22:12
Tragedy in the north: Four-year-old killed in fall from balcony

Tragedy in the north: Four-year-old killed in fall from balcony

Four-year-old falls from balcony in Rekhasim local council and pronounced dead at Rambam Hospital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/07/2021 02:09
Which Israeli city donates the most blood?

Which Israeli city donates the most blood?

International Blood Donor Day at MDA: How many blood units have been donated this year? Which city is at the top of the list?Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/06/2021 14:18
They Don't Stop!

They Don't Stop!

Thank you to our brave MDA staff and volunteers working around the clock to save lives!Sponsored Content, 12/05/2021 19:17
Under fire: strengthening MDA teams with emergency equipment and supplies

Under fire: strengthening MDA teams with emergency equipment and supplies

Due to the escalation in the south of Israel, MDA needs to reinforce the teams immediately with life-saving emergency equipment.Sponsored Content, 11/05/2021 20:23
Chilling recordings of emergency networks from Meron

Chilling recordings of emergency networks from Meron

The MDA has released recordings of calls made on its network as the Meron disaster unfolded.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/05/2021 21:28
MDA vaccinates PA workers in Judea & Samaria industrial zones

MDA vaccinates PA workers in Judea & Samaria industrial zones

Israel begins vaccinating Palestinian Arab workers at industrial zones in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/03/2021 10:38
Magen David Adom vaccinates 469 within hours - in mobile 'vaccination caravan'

Magen David Adom vaccinates 469 within hours - in mobile 'vaccination caravan'

Magen David Adom's mobile 'vaccination caravan' provides nearly 470 people with spontaneous vaccinations - in just four hours.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/02/2021 12:52
Hospitals tell MDA not to send them patients

Hospitals tell MDA not to send them patients

Despreate shortages of funding and supplies have moved several hospitals to start limiting their activities.Shlomo Witty, 21/01/2021 17:01
Samaria lieutenant shares her feelings about Doctor Day in Samaria

Samaria lieutenant shares her feelings about Doctor Day in Samaria

IDF Lt Reut Sapir says that she and her soldiers try to live up to their reputationIdo Ben Porat, 11/01/2021 19:11
Israel 1st country worldwide to vaccinate all elderly care centers

Israel 1st country worldwide to vaccinate all elderly care centers

Israel 1st to complete first round of vaccinations for nation's elderly population.Orly Harari, 07/01/2021 18:31
Eight injured in roof collapse in school near Har Tavor

Eight injured in roof collapse in school near Har Tavor

The eight, construction workers, had been installing solar panels on the roof when it collapsed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/12/2020 14:48
Magen David Adom to vaccinate nursing home residents and staff

Magen David Adom to vaccinate nursing home residents and staff

MDA launches mass-vaccination program targeting Israeli nursing home residents and employees.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/12/2020 22:16
Bennett to MDA: 'Thank you on behalf of the citizens of Israel'

Bennett to MDA: 'Thank you on behalf of the citizens of Israel'

Bennett visited MDA's national hotline center - 'This year all Israeli citizens realized MDA's importance.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/12/2020 18:58
Two killed in factory explosion in Ashdod

Two killed in factory explosion in Ashdod

Two killed and at least two injured following what appears to be a gas explosion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/11/2020 10:05
Tefillin stands set up at MDA stations throughout Israel

Tefillin stands set up at MDA stations throughout Israel

MDA begins project to set up tefillin stands at the emergency medical organization’s stations around the country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/11/2020 14:24
Israeli delegation heads to Czech Republic to provide COVID aid

Israeli delegation heads to Czech Republic to provide COVID aid

Delegation will include doctors from several hospitals & MDA paramedics.Hezki Baruch, 03/11/2020 09:38
Tefillin stands set up at many MDA stations throughout Israel

Tefillin stands set up at many MDA stations throughout Israel

Initiative by Rabbi Yonatan Spitzer, MDA member who established new stands with help of Rabbi Yosef Nachshon's Soldiers in Love project.Orly Harari, 02/11/2020 22:13
Magen David Adom offers assistance to Greek and Turkish rescue services

Magen David Adom offers assistance to Greek and Turkish rescue services

Following earthquake between Greece and Turkey, Magen David Adom offers assistance to Greek and Turkish rescue services.Mordechai Sones, 31/10/2020 17:54
MDA teams sample more than 1,700,000 people

MDA teams sample more than 1,700,000 people

Since the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak, MDA teams have sampled 1,708,868 people.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/10/2020 04:08
Tree collapses on young woman in Bnei Brak; condition critical

Tree collapses on young woman in Bnei Brak; condition critical

19-year-old woman seriously injured by tree that collapsed in yard of house on Halohamim Street in Bnei Brak.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/09/2020 18:14
Motorcyclist killed in Bat Yam accident

Motorcyclist killed in Bat Yam accident

Motorcyclist hit by car near Komemiyot Interchange in Holon; paramedics tried to perform resuscitation, but were forced to declare death.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/07/2020 21:49
MDA volunteer taking coronavirus sample makes surprise delivery to isolated elderly man

MDA volunteer taking coronavirus sample makes surprise delivery to isolated elderly man

An MDA volunteer who visited elderly man living alone to take coronavirus sample surprised him with a special delivery.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/07/2020 21:39
MDA ambulances maintain 8-minute average response during peak of Covid-19

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

Israel’s national EMS organization cites size of ambulance fleet and volunteer base  as crucial factorsR. Devorah Levine, 30/06/2020 20:27
Magen David Adom presents official updated Covid-19 stats

Magen David Adom presents official updated Covid-19 stats

Magen David Adom has obtained approximately 438,000  corona test samples to date.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/06/2020 13:07
One man's 60-year streak of blood donations

One man's 60-year streak of blood donations

Dr. David Cohen has donated over 150 units of blood over 55 years, and at age 88, he has no intention of stopping.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/06/2020 17:57
Six drown from beginning of bathing season

Six drown from beginning of bathing season

In just week-and-a-half six people die on Israel's coast. MDA CEO: 'Take more care and responsibility.'Mordechai Sones, 01/06/2020 20:13
Hadera man found dead in car from extreme heat

Hadera man found dead in car from extreme heat

41-year-old found unconscious inside closed vehicle on Sigalit Street in Hadera; MDA team determines death.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/05/2020 18:06
MDA using buses to evacuate patients and injured at ALS level

MDA using buses to evacuate patients and injured at ALS level

Magen David Adom to use buses to evacuate the sick and injured to hospitals for treatment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/05/2020 22:39
MDA phlebotomists arrive for a house call

MDA phlebotomists arrive for a house call

With many restrictions on the public still in place, MDA's mobile blood services units conducting blood drives as close to home as possible.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/05/2020 19:55
MDA preparing for this year's limited Lag BaOmer events at Meron

MDA preparing for this year's limited Lag BaOmer events at Meron

Amid coronavirus pandemic, medical teams preparing for scaled-down festivities at Meron in northern Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/05/2020 15:16
MDA ambulances maintain 8-minute average response during peak of coronavirus in Israel

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

Analysis finds MDA able to maintain 8-minute average response time throughout Israel, roughly equal to its response prior to coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/05/2020 19:24
Father and son from MDA donate plasma after recovering from coronavirus

Father and son from MDA donate plasma after recovering from coronavirus

After suffering from coronavirus, then recovering, senior MDA medic and his son, an MDA dispatcher, donate plasma to help COVID-19 patients.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/04/2020 08:46
New drive-thru coronavirus testing center opened at Tapuah Junction in Samaria

New drive-thru coronavirus testing center opened at Tapuah Junction in Samaria

'Within weeks we'll test all residents of Samaria' says Yossi Dagan, Samaria Regional Council head.Orly Harari, 13/04/2020 15:03
MDA volunteers serving Meah Shearim pelted with rocks

MDA volunteers serving Meah Shearim pelted with rocks

Magen David Adom crew dispatched to gather virus test specimen from ill resident attacked by assailant who fled; police complaint submitted.Mordechai Sones, 30/03/2020 15:52
Israeli preparedness and coronavirus

Israeli preparedness and coronavirus

How an obsession with preparedness and a healthy dose of paranoia gave Israel's EMS organization a leg up on combatting coronavirusOrli Harrari, 25/03/2020 20:25
Magen David Adom: At the forefront of the war on coronavirus

Magen David Adom: At the forefront of the war on coronavirus

'MDA is 80 years old, so we have much experience in wars, but not against a thing we don't know where and when it will hit, like the virus.'In cooperation with MDA, 24/03/2020 23:14
Support Magen David Adom's national effort

Support Magen David Adom's national effort

It is the fight for our lives - the national combat against the coronavirus.In cooperation with MDA, 23/03/2020 12:56
Magen David Adom sends 2,000 protective masks to Chabad of China

Magen David Adom sends 2,000 protective masks to Chabad of China

MDA sends protective masks and kits to Chabad Houses in China.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/02/2020 14:22
MDA screens passengers arriving at Ben Gurion Airport for coronavirus

MDA screens passengers arriving at Ben Gurion Airport for coronavirus

MDA opens up stand at Ben Gurion Airport to check passengers who visited China or came in contact with people who have been to China.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/02/2020 21:23
MDA volunteer Yossi Shmulevich celebrates his Bar Mitzvah at age 48

MDA volunteer Yossi Shmulevich celebrates his Bar Mitzvah at age 48

MDA volunteer Yossi Shmulevich never heard a Torah reading before or donned Tefillin. At age 48, he finally celebrated his Bar Mitzvah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/01/2020 14:45
Magen David Adom offers assistance to Turkish Red Crescent rescue forces

Magen David Adom offers assistance to Turkish Red Crescent rescue forces

Following Turkey earthquake, Magen David Adom offers supplementary aid to Turkish rescue forces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/01/2020 22:49
Medic treats accident victims while on way to his own wedding

Medic treats accident victims while on way to his own wedding

Dressed in his groom's suit, Mordechai Avot, 22, of Tzfat didn't think twice before rushing to treat car accident victims.Orli Harari, 21/01/2020 15:23
MDA emergency update - stormy weather in Israel

MDA emergency update - stormy weather in Israel

Watch: Chaim Rafalowski, MDA disaster management coordinator, updates on recent events throughout the countryArutz Sheva, 08/01/2020 22:13
Magen David Adom provides medical treatment to 11 victims of Saturday's storms

Magen David Adom provides medical treatment to 11 victims of Saturday's storms

MDA teams provide medical treatment to 11 victims of the severe weather conditions, including two who were rescued from a Tel Aviv elevator.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/01/2020 00:01
13-year-old Shalom Dov Ber Yona sees dream fulfilled - after suffering cardiac arrest

13-year-old Shalom Dov Ber Yona sees dream fulfilled - after suffering cardiac arrest

Shalom Dov Ber Yona suffered cardiac arrest three years ago - now he has his dream fulfilled, meeting his favorite singer and going on stageArutz Sheva Staff, 29/12/2019 17:22
MDA announces it won't reduce level of service provided to citizens of Judea, Samaria

MDA announces it won't reduce level of service provided to citizens of Judea, Samaria

Magen David Adom director-general speaks with YESHA Council Chairman, says he ordered reduction of services to be canceled.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/12/2019 21:01
"MDA is putting settlers' lives in danger"

"MDA is putting settlers' lives in danger"

MDA to reduce emergency response activities in Judea and Samaria once again, amid budget battle with Finance Ministry.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/12/2019 11:02
Haredi teens trained to serve as MDA emergency responders

Haredi teens trained to serve as MDA emergency responders

15 haredi teenagers complete MDA training program in Yavniel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/12/2019 15:17
Woman suffocates on piece of bread

Woman suffocates on piece of bread

70-year-old found unconscious at the Geula neighborhood of Jerusalem, pronounced dead at the scene.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/11/2019 23:30
Two dead in Jerusalem apartment

Two dead in Jerusalem apartment

Two young men found dead in Jerusalem apartment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/11/2019 21:55
Woman drives recklessly, shot by security guards

Woman drives recklessly, shot by security guards

Driver shot in Ashdod Port after security guards thought she was carrying out ramming attack. Police: Incident not terror-related.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/11/2019 23:12
Hundreds take part in blood drive at Israeli-Arab town

Hundreds take part in blood drive at Israeli-Arab town

MDA blood drive nets 560 donations from town of Sakhnin in northern Israel, along with organ donors, hair donations for cancer patients.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2019 13:19
Doctors from Canada join MDA's International Emergency Unit

Doctors from Canada join MDA's International Emergency Unit

Specialists in emergency medicine, internal medicine, general practitioners, neurology, orthopedic surgery arrive to undergo MDA training.Mordechai Sones, 07/11/2019 14:39