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Israel needs to make its buildings earthquake-safe - editorial

A national survey of buildings should be undertaken and budgets that were previously approved but never allocated should be spent to prepare for the next massive earthquake.

Earthquakes in Israel: 10,000 people could be killed in Beit She’an, says town mayor

Mayor Jacky Levy told Army Radio that he was told in 2005 that if a massive earthquake strikes the Syrian-African fault line, Beit She’an would be particularly damaged.

Israel is not ready for the big earthquake to hit - analysis

The country's ambitious TAMA 38 project didn't touch buildings closest to the Great Rift Valley.

Beit She'an

Second earthquake in 24 hours felt in northern Israel

The epicenters of both quakes were located slightly south of the Kinneret.

Magnitude 6.4 earthquake strikes Cyprus region, felt in Israel

The earthquake was felt throughout the region, including at multiple locations in Israel.


Israel not prepared for earthquake scenarios

The chances of a large earthquake striking Israel is only a matter of time.

Earthquake felt throughout Israel, ministry issues guidelines

This quake was also felt in Cyprus and even in Cairo, according to the ESMC, who marked it as a 6.4 magnitude quake.

Damages from 1927 earthquake:  A destroyed house on the Mount of Olives

Some 94% of haredim would be unprepared for an earthquake, disaster

The research was sparked by a recent revelation that a bed in the Dead Sea could cause an earthquake large enough to result in thousands of deaths within the coming years.

Drilling barge in the Dead Sea, 2010.

Israel to be soon hit by a destructive and deadly earthquake, study shows

"It could be in ten years or in several decades, but it could also be next week, and we need to constantly be prepared for that,” the researchers said.

Turkish seismic research vessel Oruc Reis is escorted by Turkish Navy ships as it sets sail in the M

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake off Turkey's coast felt in Israel

The earthquake sent a tremor through buildings in multiple places across Israel.

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