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Israelis are waiting to receive chemical protection kits in a distribution center at Or Yehuda on Feb 28, 2010. Amid growing tension in the north and with Iran, the IDF Home Front Command began a pilot program to redistribute gas masks in Or Yehuda. The distribution is slated to take three years. Officials said that after the distribution is completed in Or Yehuda, the IDF will review the operation, implement corrections and improvements and then start distributing the kits in other parts of the country, based on operational considerations of which area is under a more immediate threat.