Expert: Dust storms pose health risks, even indoors

In the aftermath of Tuesday and Wednesday’s severe dust storm, a Ben Gurion University researcher stressed that such events should catalyze change in the residential construction industry.

"There is no way to run during dust storms,” Dr. Itzhak Katra, a senior lecturer in the university’s’ geography and environmental development department, told The Jerusalem Post on Thursday. “Buildings must be planned a bit differently with all these health considerations."

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Expert-Dust-storms-pose-health-risks-even-indoors-390879

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