It has been a whirlwind past weekend

Every Student Has A Story

It has been a whirlwind past weekend! As you may or may not know, around 80,000 people had to evacuate the city of Haifa over the past few days because of immense wildfires blazing across the city. The fires were widespread and devastating, destroying over 700 homes and buildings. Luckily, the University of Haifa campus was not among those damaged. Still, as a precaution, International Students were among the 80,000 evacuated.

Having never been in a similar situation before, I had no idea what to expect. However, what began as a nerve-wracking and potentially dangerous situation became a testament to the solidarity and support from both the students and everyone who assisted in the evacuation. I was beyond impressed with the swiftness and care the International School staff and other organizations took during this crisis. To expound upon all this, I’d like to share my experience of this past weekend…

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