Kibbutz Movement sets up 'emergency headquarters' for Kassam range kibbutzim

The national Kibbutz Movement will set up a special headquarters to assist kibbutzim within the Kassam missile range, a statement by the organization said on Wednesday. The headquarters will be led by reserve colonel Yoav Margalit. An advance survey of the beleaguered kibbutzim was already carried out, the statement said. The movement also stated that in case of an evacuation, each attacked kibbutz will be appointed a "host" kibbutz outside the fighting zone.