Palestinian Ambulances

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    <iframe src="" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

NPR's Linda Gradstein in the West Bank reports the Palestinian Red Crescent Society announced a suspension of ambulance service in the embattled West Bank town of Ramallah after Israeli forces detained some of its paramedics and seized three ambulances. The past 18 months of conflict have brought the Palestinian health care system to the point of collapse.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.

NPR thanks our sponsors

Become an NPR sponsor

Support comes from