Trees against explosions

Southern command, along with the JNF, the forestry project in the Gaza Strip, designed to favor planting trees camouflage and protect roads and military installations

תאריך: 24/01/2013, 16:33    
מחבר: יפתח כרמלי, אתר צה”ל

Near nativ ten bgsert the Gaza Strip, was held today (Thursday) plantings as part of forestry project. In a ceremony attended by top down command.
The South, Brig. Gen. Roy elkabetz, head of Hof Ashkelon Regional Council, Mr. Yair Prejean, and soldiers bound controls Gaza settlement, located within its jurisdiction.

Forestry safety means dense planting of trees in order to protect the d’harans might and facilities
Civilian or military. This is not a new concept – from 1948 until the 1960s, the IDF had planted thousands of acres of forest security. However, despite the hatarara security stability in recent rounds of escalation in the Gaza Strip decided to resurrect the project in southern command, under IDF’s cooperation, the JNF settlement unit within the Ministry of Defense and other organizations.

Beginning of the project three years ago. Southern command, Brig. Gen. רמ”ט elkabetz,
“We have decided to operate on the understanding that the PS will overcome significant, and rounds the escalation
The latter proves not wrong. ” “One of the factors which inspired the forestry project is the security that already exists in the northern border.

The forestry project reaches its full effectiveness while two three years, so the maximum height trees. “So you can ensure the safety of residents in the Gaza Strip and to ensure
I have green eyes, “said Brig. Gen. elkabetz. Meanwhile, the trees until they are ready.
Per day, it can be said that the relative quiet in the region. “Right now the Gaza Strip residents are experiencing peace not experienced as yet exist much longer,” said Lieutenant Colonel Imad fencing, spatial protection of bound.

Translated from Hebrew