From road accidents, births and From births to road accidents, and from domestic emergencies to terrorist attacks, Magen David Adom ambulances are at the scene at speeds not bettered anywhere in the world. Arriving on average within 8 minutes, Magen David Adom is Israel’s only ambulance service, providing expert treatment to those in need.

The First to Respond

In order to optimise the chances of saving lives, Magen David Adom developed a system using a fleet of specially designed motorbikes, whereby First Responders can reach the scene of an accident in those first vital moments.

This can be the difference between life and death, as they negotiate the heavy traffic that is so common in Israel’s bigger cities. These 3-wheeled bikes carry vital supplies including advanced resuscitation equipment.

Supervisor Jeep and MICU with IDF helicopter - Assi Dvilansk

MDA receives an average of 800,000 calls each year

MDA teams perform an average of
14 resuscitations
per day


MDA Operates 168 stations throughout Israel

The MDA emergency phone number is 101