Carmel Forest Fire

Disaster Description

A massive fire broke out in the winter of 2010, which engulfed the Carmel Forest.
Casualties: 44
Injuries: More than 60
Displaced: Unknown

Why We Deployed

Almost 1,500 firefighters were working 24/7. We felt as though we were obligated to show solidarity with our first responders, and ease their suffering in any way we could.
Number of People Who Volunteered: More than 60
Length of Stay: 5 days


  • More than 2,000 hygiene kits delivered, containing lip balm, eye drops, socks, toothpaste, and toothbrushes
  • 15,000 sandwiches provided to first responders
  • Pipes, hoses, and gloves were donated to the firefighters

Our Partners

Israeli Firefighters, Israeli Police, Strauss Company, Teva Company, El-Al, Israeli Hotel Association, Israeli Chef Association, Tnuva