Gas mask distribution to be suspended

13.12.2011                      17.Kislev. 5772

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Gas mask distribution to be suspended

IDF Home Front Command plans to suspend distribution due to government refusal to allocate funds necessary to continue mask production.

Despite concern the country could come under a chemical attack due to the growing instability in Syria, the IDF Home Front Command plans to suspend distribution of gas masks to the public in two months due to a government refusal to allocate funds necessary to continue their production.
Currently, 3.5 million citizens have received new gas masks under the IDF’s distribution program, which began in 2006 with the collection of the public’s old gas masks….