ABOUT CAVE RESCUE ISRAEL
“Cave Rescue Israel” in early 2019 based on Israel’s cave explorers club.
All members are experienced speleologists and active cavers. Currently the team has 20 active rescuers along with 1 medical doctor and 1 certified medic. The entire team is based on volunteers.
The team is conducting full cave rescue training on a monthly basis, especially in the more popular caves where the chances of an accident are greater.
CAVES IN ISRAEL
Israel has a steep climate gradient where the north part has humid European like whether and vegetation and the southern part is an arid desert. Israel’s caves are best known for their diversity. In the north there are thousands European like vadose caves – mainly deep shafts up to 200 meters deep. In the south however Israel has limestone maze caves up to 4 km long and the biggest concentration of salt caves in the world along with the longest salt cave in the world “Malham” – about 10 km of 3 dimensional maze.
Each cave has its own characteristics and creates a completely different challenge for the rescuers.
+972 54 45 45 009 Yoav Negev – for international communication
+972 52 39 72 086 Shai Reuveni