“Israel’s Home Front Command created web-based applications to manage all the layers of data for various forces that might be involved in responding during a conflict or civilian emergency”

DEFENSE NEWS
How 250 Layers of Data Help Israel Prepare for War
by Seth Frantzman
August 26, 2019

…Various layers of the system look at water, electricity and communications on a national level. One layer shows all the hospitals in Israel and which have emergency beds ready to receive wounded. Another data layer shows all the sirens across Israel and which are functioning or need repairs. Earlier this year the IDF announced that Israel’s siren warning system now included 1,700 individual areas that could be individually warned in time of conflict or other emergencies. That is a major leap from 25 areas in 2006 during the last war with Hezbollah. This means that rather than sending hundreds of thousand of citizens to shelters due to a rocket over a city, individual neighborhoods can be warned. READ MORE

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