Articles in "Disasters"

IDF Team in Earthquake-Stricken Albania Continues with Relief Efforts

The IDF's aid delegation to Albania continued its operations in the country on Monday following the devastating earthquake in which over 50 ...

Israeli Team in Samoa to Help Fight Measles Outbreak

A team of Israeli doctors was deployed to Samoa to help the country fight an outbreak of Measles which has claimed the lives of some 70 ...

Heavy Rain Floods Coastal Region, Man Severely Injured In Lightning Strike

After a long period with very little rainfall, Israel on Sunday experienced extremely stormy weather, including severe floods ...

14-Year-Old Boy Struck by Lightning at Zikim Beach Dies of Injuries

Asher Hazut, a 14-year-old boy, passed away at the Barzilai Medical Center in Ashkelon on Wednesday, after being struck by lightning on the ...

5 Family Members Struck by Lightning, 2 Severely Injured

Five Israelis were injured on Tuesday by a lightning strike on the Zikim beach in southern Israel, near the city of Ashkelon. A 14-year-old ...

Israeli Aid Teams Provide Emergency Assistance to Communities in the Bahamas Following Hurricane Dorian

IsraAID, an Israeli NGO that provides disaster relief, has had an essential role in the international rescue efforts in the Bahamas in the ...

IAF Navigator Who Died in Nepalese Avalanche Officially Recognized a ‘Fallen Soldier’

Cpt. Tamar Ariel, Israel's first female religious Israeli Air Force (IAF) navigator, who died in an avalanche on the Himalayan Mountains in ...

Israeli Firefighters Who Aided Brazil in Combating Amazon Blazes Return Heroes

An Israeli firefighting delegation that was dispatched to assist Brazil in combating the mass blazes in the Amazon returned to Israel on ...

Missing Israeli Student’s Body Found in Ethiopian Desert

Aya Na'amana, a 21-year-old Israeli student, on Sunday was found dead in Ethiopia's Danakil Desert. Na'amana went missing while hiking ...

2 Injured in Mass Blazes Across Israel amid Extreme Heatwave

Fires broke out in several locations across Israel on Wednesday due to the extreme weather. Buildings caught on fire in numerous ...