The Crowd Crush at Mount Meron Emergency Medical Services Response to a Silent Mass Casualty Incident
Daniel, D., Avraham, E., and Jaffe, E. (2022). The Crowd Crush at Mount Meron: Emergency Medical Services Response to a Silent Mass Casualty Incident. (Abstract only.) Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness .
The authors describe Magen David Adom’s response to a mass casualty incident that took place during a religious festival in Israel. Pre-planning was key to a smooth response, as was the use of volunteers and having ambulances and staff onsite that treated and transported patients.