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Two dead in an accident in Samaria

Two people killed in accident on Highway 5 in Samaria. Magen David Adom paramedics pronounce them dead.

Two dead in an accident in Samaria

MDA dispatch helped deliver baby over phone as missiles rained

Ashkelon woman talked through birth of her son as Islamic Jihad missile barrage was fired at the city during Operation Breaking Dawn,

MDA dispatch helped deliver baby over phone as missiles rained

Guided by EMT, mother gives birth under rocket fire

MDA dispatch helps deliver baby over phone, as missiles rain down on Ashkelon.

Guided by EMT, mother gives birth under rocket fire

Magen David Adom to unveil ultrasound technology on ambulances and helicopters

Advanced diagnostic tool will be used to assess cardiac activity in patients and to quickly find veins.

Magen David Adom to unveil ultrasound technology on ambulances

Child seriously injured in home fire in coastal city of Netanya

Eleven-year-old boy suffers serious burns, is evacuated unconscious and on a respirator.

Child seriously injured in home fire in Israel

MDA saves athlete who collapses at Maccabiah Games

MDA team spies unusual body language in Maccabiah athlete, arrives as he collapses on the grass.

MDA saves athlete who collapses at Maccabiah Games

MDA awarded for use of special tech

MDA uses GIS technology as part of its computer-aided dispatch system.

MDA awarded for use of special tech

4-year-old girl in critical condition after nearly drowning in bathtub

Child hospitalized after nearly drowning in bathtub in Netivot.

4-year-old girl in critical condition after nearly drowning

Holocaust survivors’ ambulance brings new Jew into the world

'‘It’s for moments like this that we donated the ambulance,' Holocaust survivor says.

Holocaust survivors’ ambulance brings new Jew into the world

Israeli paramedics train using new cutting-edge simulation center

Program capitalizes on new Ben-Gurion University facility to provide Magen David Adom paramedics with even more advanced lifesaving skills.

Israeli paramedics train with new cutting-edge simulation center

Woman killed when jeep overturns in north

1 dead, 7 injured in overturning of jeep near She'ar Yashuv.

Woman killed when jeep overturns in northplayer

Medics recount Meron disaster: 'Screams for help in one ear, deathly silence in the other'

One year later, first responders recount the life-changing moments of the Meron disaster.

'Screams for help in one ear, and deathly silence in the other'

Jerusalem hotel worker crushed to death by elevator

Technician killed when elevator at hotel he worked at struck him and crushed him.

Jerusalem hotel worker crushed to death by elevator

Mother of 10 among 3 killed in major traffic accident

Multiple cars crushed under truck which flipped over after colliding with another vehicle.

Mother of 10 among 3 killed in major traffic accident

MDA dedicates the world's first war-proof blood services center

World’s first underground anti-missile national blood services center is dedicated in Ramla, Israel, will double the national blood supply.

MDA dedicates the world's first war-proof blood services center

MDA station director arrested for alleged drug use

3 people at central MDA station arrested on suspicion of using cannabis drugs after police raid.

MDA station director arrested for alleged drug use

Ashdod: Man sets himself on fire in city hall

50-year-old man in serious condition after setting himself on fire inside city hall.

Ashdod: Man sets himself on fire in city hall

IDF soldier seriously injured in car accident

Soldier in serious condition after being struck by car near town of Maon. Terrorism not suspected.

IDF soldier seriously injured in car accident

Magen David Adom donates six all-terrain ambulances to Ukraine

In 'first-rate moral mission,' MDA donates six all-terrain ambulances to Ukraine's Health Services and Jewish community.

Magen David Adom donates six all-terrain ambulances to Ukraineplayer

12-year-old killed in ATV accident in Jordan Valley

Child killed, father injured when ATV overturns in Jordan Valley.

12-year-old killed in ATV accident in Jordan Valley

6-year-old killed in truck accident in Emmanuel

Truck driver detained after fleeing scene of accident in which he ran over a child to death.

6-year-old killed in truck accident in Emmanuel

Doctors fight to save toddler who nearly drowned

2-year-old girl in critical condition after nearly drowning in a tub in Rahat.

Doctors fight to save toddler who nearly drowned

MDA paramedic: The terrorist aimed at me but didn't fire

Magen David Adom EMT who was at scene of Bnei Brak attack: I saw a terrorist pointing a weapon at me. By a miracle his weapon jammed.

'The terrorist aimed at me but didn't fire'

Magen David Adom preparing for funeral of Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky

Hundreds of first responders to be spread across funeral route, preparing to provide coverage to anyone in need.

Magen David Adom preparing for funeral of Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky

MDA donates 4 bullet-proof ambulances to Ukraine

Protected ambulances used to treat wounded in Second Lebanon war to be sent to Ukraine in light of ongoing war.

MDA donates 4 bullet-proof ambulances to Ukraineplayer

Elderly couple killed in house fire

Husband and wife in their 80s die from smoke inhalation after fire breaks out in private home in Druze village.

Elderly couple killed in house fire

Magen David Adom establishes refugee aid call center for Ukraine refugees

The call center will provide answers in the Russian and Ukrainian languages for all the needs of the refugees.

MDA establishes call center for Ukraine refugees

Tel Aviv: Three MDA ambulances go up in flames

Arson suspected after fire burns three Magen David Adom ambulances in Tel Aviv.

Tel Aviv: Three MDA ambulances go up in flames

17-year-old girl killed in motorcycle accident in Tel Aviv

Teen run over, motorcyclist serious injured in accident.

17-year-old girl killed in motorcycle accident in Tel Aviv

2-year-old killed in traffic accident

Toddler declared dead at hospital after being struck by a vehicle in the south.

2-year-old killed in traffic accident

Magen David Adom: This is how anyone can save a life

Honoring National Defibrillator Awareness Day, Israeli organizations hold sessions for public, teaching CPR & use of the defibrillator.

Magen David Adom: This is how anyone can save a life

Man bitten by poisonous snake in Rishon Letzion

50-year-old man in serious condition after being bitten by snake.

Man bitten by poisonous snake in Rishon Letzion

Haredi MK: Don't donate blood to Magen David Adom

'You are not acting as a governmental organization should act,' MK Moshe Gafni tells Magen David Adom.

Haredi MK: Don't donate blood to Magen David Adom

Rabbi Chaim Druckman: No need for blood donations boycott now

Leading religious Zionist rabbi says current MDA blood donation forms not a problem after all references to parents removed.

Rabbi Chaim Druckman: No need for blood donations boycott now

Fight over blood donations reaches Prime Minister

Leaders of boycott against MDA blood donations turn to Bennett to force Health Minister to restore terms 'mother' and 'father' to form.

Fight over blood donations reaches Prime Minister

Israeli killed in accident in Samaria

Israeli killed, two Palestinian Arabs lightly injured in accident near Barkan industrial zone.

Israeli killed in accident in Samaria

Report: MDA used less effective tests for rapid testing

New report by Central Lab for Viruses shows MDA used test which are less effective at detecting Omicron than other tests.

Report: MDA used less effective tests for rapid testing

6 hurt by grenade thrown at mob leader's wedding

Grenade thrown into ballroom in Rehovot during wedding of leader of large criminal organization.

6 hurt by grenade thrown at mob leader's wedding

4-year-old shot and killed in playground in Galilee

Toddler hit by stray bullet while playing in northern Israel.

4-year-old shot and killed in playground in Galilee

MDA kicks off 4th dose vaccination drive for elderly Israelis

Magen David Adom began vaccinating the elderly in residential homes with the fourth vaccine

MDA kicks off 4th dose vaccination drive for elderly Israelis