The national exercise underway: practice alert sound tonight

חיילי פיקוד העורף בתרגיל “נקודת מפנה” השנתי. צילום ארכיון: דובר צה”ל

At exercise “a turning point” this year, I decided to try out the unconventional event away from and contact with local authorities and emergency preparedness

תאריך: 27/05/2013, 12:45    
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל

The national exercise of Israel starts today (Monday) and lasts three days.
Until Wednesday. In this exercise, you will participate in the home front command, the Defense Ministry, FEMA
Nationally (רח”ל), local authorities, government agencies, security and rescue organizations, the education system and public and private bodies.
During the exercise, today at 12:30 there was a minute and a half year old practice alert throughout the country (except 4. settlements Gaza not operated the alarm), and additional training alarm sound at 7:05 pm. At 7:05 pm, sound-alarm go up and down in different areas. In fact, if event sound more alarm and get a message in the media.
At exercise “a turning point” this year, I decided to try out the unconventional event away from and contact with local authorities and emergency preparedness. During the exercise, exercise and in different scenarios across the country, run by the home front command and the Defense Ministry.

The exercise is
Seventh year, planned as part of the training for 2013 graph and construction that Kedah in recent months, National Director in collaboration with various factors. The exercise is an annual opportunity to prepare the public for emergencies, for various systems, cross-organizational coordination and improving the preparedness and response to protect the nape.

Home front command runs in the first day of the exercise “message”, the system will alert the moderator who send mobile broadband service. About
May receive text messages throughout the country during the alarm. During the exercise practiced educational institutions and kindergartens across the country and schoolchildren will practice entering protected areas. When the alarm also an IDF bases come from ministries and public institutions from entering protected areas.
There are cooperating with the exercise and sound to front command: with the sound of the alarm are asked Venezuelans to practice entering the protected area, chosen in advance, based on the time of entrance protection disposal-at home, in the workplace or any structure whereby anyone. If you cannot log on to the protected area while the practice alert: get the safest space nearby and stay for 10 minutes. The home front command directives in the past life, save them.
To emphasize that all essential services, including hospitals, properly and so attract conferences and mass incidents. Vehicles, private and public, will continue as a series also
At the sound of the alarm (traffic will not be interrupted, but must abide by the home front command directives while travelling by car).
Regarding difficulties and faults in the alarm-contact the information center of the HFC in 1207 phone. The issues related to shared and public shelters refer to city information.

First update: 25.5.2013, 8:48 pm

Translated from Hebrew