IDF to hold mass exercise in the Dan Region

By JPOST.COM STAFF
November 2, 2011 15:03
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The IDF Home Front Command was set to conduct a wide-scale exercise in the center of the country Wednesday and Thursday. Slated to participate in the exercise were search and rescue units, biological and chemical units of the Home Front Command, and civilian emergency services of Israel Police, firefighters, Magen David Adom and national emergency service personnel.

The public should expect to see heavy traffic of emergency and security service vehicles in the following areas:

On Wednesday, an exercise will take place at the Yamit 2000 parking lot in Holon from the evening hours until the early morning.

On Thursday, at 10:05 a.m., a civilian evacuation exercise will begin at Kfar Mikve Israel.

On Thursday at 10:05 a.m., a mobile clinic will be erected at the Country Club Holon.

Also on Thursday at 10:05 a.m., a test siren will be sounded throughout the Dan Region in the following cities: Tel Aviv, Holon, Bat Yam, Azor, Ramat Gan, Givatayim, Bnei Brak, Givat Shmuel, Kiryat Ono, Ganei Tikva, Savion, Yehud and Or Yehuda.

Sirens may also be heard in the following cities: Ramat Hasharon, Petah Tikva, Gat Rimon, Kfar Ma'ash, Be'erot Yitzhak, Bnei Atarot, Beit Dagan and Rishon Lezion.

The siren will be sounded for 90 seconds. If an actual emergency siren is sounded, a second siren will take place and the announcement will be made through the media.

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