Updated on 15 January 2020
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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