The decision to fund three new bomb shelters in educational institutions in the Sdot Negev Regional Council was reached following a visit by President of Keren Hayesod Rio to the south of Israel. He was briefed about the security needs of the region.
This past November, the area came under intensive rocket fire from Gaza. In such situations, even a few seconds can be critical. The more bomb shelters there are, the greater is their accessibility. The Israeli government emphasized the need to build more shelters. Keren Hayesod mobilized to assist in this national task. The shelters are part of a multi-layer protection system for the residents of the south and their children