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Tuesday, 09 February 2016 08:34

National Defense Drills in Schools

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On Monday, February 15 from 10:00-12:00 there will be defense drill at all schools throughout the country, including Modiin-Maccabim-Reut.

As part of national preparation for emergency situations, the exercise this year will be to examine school preparedness for rocket attacks. As part of the exercise, the Home Front Command will test the sirens at 10:05 (after the news on the radio) and students will be asked to go to protected areas. The national defense drill is in addition to drills that the city’s Security Department conducts throughout the year to prepare schools and students for emergency situations such as rocket fire, earthquake, fire, terror attack, suspicious objects etc. All the schools will be participating in the exercise along with representative from the Security Department and Home Front Command. Parents are asked to speak to their children about the importance of the exercise so that they understand the importance of being prepared for emergency situations. 

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