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      Archive: 8/8/2012
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        8/8/2012, Av 20, 5772

      Free Gas Mask Distribution Continues


      The government is continuing to distribute free gas masks to Israeli citizens. The gas masks are from the IDF Home Front Command and distributed by the Israeli Post Office. In Jerusalem, distribution center has been set up at the Kenyon Hadar mall in the Talpiot neighborhood. It is open Sunday through Thursday 11am -7pm until August 31st. One must present their teudat zehut (Israeli ID card) which is scanned to indicate whether not the individual has already received a gas mask. Children can receive free child sized gas masks. Other cities also have distribution centers. An individual can order a gas mask to be delivered for 25 shekels.

      For futher information call the Israeli Post Office information center at 171 or *2237 or visit their website at http://magen.israelpost.co.il/abach/AnswersPageEn.aspx. For further information on the gas mask Individual Protective Kit and emergency procedures visit the IDF Home Front Command website at http://www.oref.org.il/981-en/PAKAR.aspx