An earthquake or tsunami could cost Israel NIS 100 billion to NIS 150b., Home Front Defense Minister Avi Dichter said Thursday.
at a meeting of economic officials convened as part of a five-day
earthquake preparedness drill, Dichter said he was referring to a
possible scenario in which thousands of Israeli would be killed.
IDF Home Front Command kicked off its first national earthquake drill
on Sunday at 11 a.m. The command, together with all emergency services
and government ministries, simulated a major earthquake causing 7,000