Israel Rocket Alert

Updated on 15 January 2020




The Situation:

At 08:30 EST (15:30 Israeli time), four rockets were fired into southern Israel. Two of the rockets were intercepted by the Iron Dome. The other two appeared to strike open fields in Israel’s Sha’ar Hanegev region, east of northern Gaza.


Mitigating Measures to Consider Applying:

  • Monitor local media closely for updates and warnings (IDF Twitter provides situational updates)

  • Familiarize yourself with the location of the nearest rocket shelter

  • Listen for sirens and take them seriously (30-60 seconds is all the warning you will receive)

  • Download the app “Red Alert Israel” for your phone to warn of incoming rocket fire

  • Review alerts and restrictions provided by local authorities before relocating to southern audit location

  • Avoid the Gaza Strip

  • Use caution and remain aware of your surroundings

  • Check airports for flight delays or cancellations

  • In an emergency seek immediate assistance from authorities.


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Disclaimer: LSDS® gathers information from multiple sources and offers insight and perspective to travelers. Sources cannot be validated for accuracy in every instance. Travelers assume all risk associated with their travel and are responsible for the decisions associated with travel and for their own safety. Users of this reference document agree, to hold harmless LSDS® (LLC) its employees and clients associated with any risk or injury incurred during travel.

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