Brig. Gen. (Res.) Bachar was the former head of the National Emergency Management Authority (NEMA) in the Israeli Ministry of Defense. NEMA is responsible for ensuring the continued provision of critical needs and services necessary for the population in times of war or as a result of natural or man-made disasters. NEMA monitors and prepares the government offices, the municipalities and critical infrastructures for multiple emergency situations, through guidance, coordination, instruction, and exercises.
Brig. Gen. (Res.) Bachar completed his military career in the Israeli Defense Forces as the Chief of Staff of the Home Front Command. In this position, he determined and wrote the National Response Plan for Earthquakes in Israel. He was a special consultant to the Israeli National Police (INP) where he was responsible for defining the Concept of Operations for dealing with CBRNE events in wartime and conducting National level exercises.
Brig. Gen. (Res.) Bachar has been nominated to lead the interdisciplinary teams for preparing all the Israeli government agencies and first responders for emergency management and critical infrastructure resilience.