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IDF kicks off huge Home Front Command earthquake drill

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October 21, 2012 10:57

The IDF Home Front Command kicked off its first national earthquake drill on Sunday. The command, together with all emergency services and government ministries, were simulating a major earthquake causing 7,000 “casualties.”

“This is an opportunity for the general public and local authorities to prepare for emergencies which could catch us by surprise,” a Home Front Command source said last week.

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