Tag Archive for Evacuation Drill

Israel decided to evacuate Kiryat Shmona, Sderot in next military conflict

Israel’s PM and Defense Minister have accepted to initiate the IDF’s and the National Emergency Management Authority’s recommendation to evacuate Kiryat Shmona and/or Sderot residents, as well as nearby border town residents to protect them from rocket fire and the possibility of terrorist infiltration.

By Alex Fishman


Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman have decided to completely evacuate Kiryat Shmona or Sderot in the case of a military conflict against Hezbollah in the north or Hamas in the south.

According to the evacuation plan, only residents whose job is vital for the continued operations of the city—such as municipality workers, police and rescue forces among others—would remain. Continue Reading »

Kibbutz on Lebanon’s Border Performs Evacuation Drill


Under the supervision of the Upper Galilee Regional Council, Ma’ayan Baruch ran an exercise evacuating its at-risk population on Israel’s Northern Border, in preparation for the probable ‘Third Lebanon War.’

By Ahiya Raved


A decade following the Second Lebanon War and on the background of warnings of Hezbollah threats, a few dozen residents of Kibbutz Ma’ayan Baruch kibbutz in the Upper Galilee participated on Tuesday morning in an evacuation drill, the first of its kind. The imagined scenario was a war on the northern border with Lebanon. The participants stayed in shelters, and buses were brought for the evacuation. Continue Reading »