'HFC Prepared for Any Scenario'

'HFC Prepared for Any Scenario'

"We are working to issue an efficient, reliable and focused warning" in case of any attack, says Home Front Command.Elad Benari, 8/30/2013, 3:13 AM
Report: Israeli Gas Masks For Sale on Ebay

Report: Israeli Gas Masks For Sale on Ebay

Israeli gas mask kits are showing up at online sales sites like eBay. Officials warn against buying some of them due to safety issuesDavid Lev, 8/29/2013, 12:40 PM
Netanyahu Orders Protection Kits for All Israelis

Netanyahu Orders Protection Kits for All Israelis

Prime Minister Netanyahu has ordered to ensure that personal protection kits, which include gas masks, are distributed to all Israelis.Elad Benari, 5/31/2013, 1:14 AM
Golan Residents Calm Amid Chemical War Fears

Golan Residents Calm Amid Chemical War Fears

Golan Heights residents near the Syrian border say “business is as usual” despite nearby bombings; deny reports of gas mask shipments. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/25/2012, 11:09 AM
Israel's Children Learn to Put on Gas Masks

Israel's Children Learn to Put on Gas Masks

While IDF analysts at the 2012 Herzliya Conference describe the weapons aimed at Israel, instructors teach kids to put on their gas masks.Chana Ya'ar, 2/2/2012, 12:53 PM
Easier Breathing with New Mask

Easier Breathing with New Mask

Israel has a new filter that allows for easy breathing with a gas mask – but budget constraints may leave the old version in circulation.Maayana Miskin, 12/28/2010, 6:03 PM
Shave in Case of War

Shave in Case of War

Masks only suffice for 60% of populace. Just 12% of population have masks and remaining masks will be distributed by end of 2011.Gil Ronen, 10/28/2010, 8:38 PM
'Mask Distribution Failed'

'Mask Distribution Failed'

'As a national project, the distribution of gas masks failed,' says Major General Yair Golan. Lack of funding cited.Gil Ronen, 7/4/2010, 8:42 PM
40% Still Lack Gas Masks

40% Still Lack Gas Masks

GOC Home Front Command Yair Golan discusses lessons learned, plans gas mask distribution, text message warnings. Maayana Miskin, 5/30/2010, 9:34 PM
Israel Distributes Gas Masks

Israel Distributes Gas Masks

Israel has begun its nationwide program to distribute gas masks to its citizens through the post office and various distribution stations.Hana Levi Julian, 4/7/2010, 2:35 PM
Handing Out Different Masks

Handing Out Different Masks

The Israel Postal Company chose Purim, when Jews wear costumes and masks, to launch its distribution of gas masks.Hana Levi Julian, 2/28/2010, 9:55 PM