On February 22 and 23, the Currency Department of the Bank of Israel organized a nationwide emergency exercise involving all elements of the monetary system that are related to the provision of cash to the public during periods emergency and routine.
These included banking companies, payment centers, secure couriers, private ATM companies and the Postal Bank. The exercise was held in conjunction with the police Israel, the IDF Home Front Command, the Communications Ministry and the National Emergency Authority Interministerial Committee on Earthquakes. The exercise, which brought together hundreds of participants from different agencies, is part of a multi-year emergency preparedness process underway at the Bank of Israel in general and the Currency Department in…Read Additional From Source
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