Articles in "Disasters"

Jerusalem Forest Arson Cost NIS 34 M. – Fire Services Chief

Fires caused by Arson that ravaged the Jerusalem Hills in August for several days and consumed some 25,000 dunams of trees and greenery ...

PM Bennett Speaks on Bus Crash: ‘The Heart Is Torn’

The Prime Minister of Israel Naftali Bennett spoke about this evening’s bus crash with Israel’s Minister of Internal Security Bar-Lev, ...

Update: Five Dead and 45 Wounded in Bus Crash In Northern Israel

Updated as of 8:25 PM Israel time. United Hatzalah volunteers are currently treating a large number of injured on Highway 89 near ...

Five Dead and 38 Wounded in Bus Crash In Northern Israel

United Hatzalah volunteers are currently treating a large number of injured on Highway 89 near Hurfeish due to a bus accident. A private ...

United Hatzalah and IDF Homefront Command Train Muslim Jerusalem Volunteers In Earthquake Response

30 Muslim United Hatzalah volunteers from the Arab neighborhoods of Jerusalem underwent specialized rescue training with the IDF’s Home ...

New Plan for Environmental and Ecological Restoration of Jerusalem Forest after Fires Aproved

The Israeli government approved an action plan for the ecological restoration of the Jerusalem Forest, which was recently damaged by a ...

‘Reliable Friend’: PM Bennett Meets with Secretary of State Blinken

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett met on Wednesday in Washington with Secretary of State Antony Blinken as part of a series of meetings with ...

In First, IDF Deploys Super Hercules Plane to Fight Fires

For the first time in Israel's history, the Israeli Air Force (IAF) deployed a "Shimshon" C-130J Super Hercules aircraft to fight ...

Jerusalem Area Forest Fire Under Control

The forest fires which have raged in the Judean hills around Jerusalem have, hopefully, finally been placed under control. Fire authorities ...

Damage from Jerusalem Forest Fires Released Asbestos, Other Dangerous Materials into the Atmosphere

Minister of Environmental Protection Tamar Zandberg visited the Rescue Forces Brigade, near the location of the fires in the Jerusalem ...