Earthquake Preparedness

News for Earthquake Preparedness

Watch: Israel Dog Unit trains for major rescue missions

Watch: Israel Dog Unit trains for major rescue missions

'Scientists predict major seismic event every 90 years, it's now been 91 years. Earthquake or missile attack would kill, trap thousands.'Mordechai Sones, 05/07/2018 15:00
PM Netanyahu: Get out of the houses, get out of the buildings

PM Netanyahu: Get out of the houses, get out of the buildings

PM Netanyahu stresses importance of preparing for possible quake, praises Finance Minister's willingness to cooperate on new 'rule.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/06/2017 14:13
Knesset discusses preparedness for earthquakes

Knesset discusses preparedness for earthquakes

The Knesset Subcommittee for Readiness of the Home Front held a hearing to discuss the State's level of preparedness for earthquakes.Yoel Domb, 02/11/2016 16:27
1600 Schools at Risk from Earthquakes

1600 Schools at Risk from Earthquakes

Home Front Command states Monday that over 1600 Israeli schools, millions of citizens would be in immediate danger from another earthquake.Tova Dvorin, 20/01/2014 22:35
Erdan Warns 7000 Could be Killed in Earthquake

Erdan Warns 7000 Could be Killed in Earthquake

Home Front Minister says 200,000 could require assistance in a disaster, warns not enough incentives exist to strengthen buildings.Adam Ross, 23/10/2013 14:44
Expert: Quakes not a 'Promo' for Large One

Expert: Quakes not a 'Promo' for Large One

Dr. Efraim Laor, who was in charge of earthquake preparedness, says danger of major quake is unchanged.Gil Ronen, 23/10/2013 10:45
Officials Hold Assessment in Wake of Earthquakes

Officials Hold Assessment in Wake of Earthquakes

The Home Front Defense Ministry held an assessment after several earthquakes were felt around the Galilee region.Elad Benari, 21/10/2013 04:12
Earthquake Felt in Tverya Region

Earthquake Felt in Tverya Region

A 3.6-magnitude quake felt in northern Israel - the second in less than two days.Maayana Miskin, 20/10/2013 12:35
Minor Earthquake Felt in Jerusalem Area

Minor Earthquake Felt in Jerusalem Area

According the Israel Geophysical Institute, the quake measured 3.5 on the Richter scale. There were no reports of injury or damageDavid Lev, 12/09/2013 09:51
Earthquake Doomsday Scenario: Hospitals Collapse

Earthquake Doomsday Scenario: Hospitals Collapse

Massive Home Front earthquake drill continues with scenario in which hospitals collapse in Eilat, Afula and Haifa.Maayana Miskin, 23/10/2012 09:52
IDF Drill Included Tsunami, Demolished School

IDF Drill Included Tsunami, Demolished School

The scenario simulated a strong earthquake in Eilat and a second quake in northern Israel, 2,600 casualties.Yoni Kempinski & Gil Ronen, 21/10/2012 23:09
National Defense Drill to Focus on Earthquakes

National Defense Drill to Focus on Earthquakes

The "Turning Point 6" nationwide drill, which begins on Sunday, will focus this year on earthquakes and earthquake preparedness.Elad Benari, 21/10/2012 04:40
New Home Front Campaign Focuses on Earthquakes

New Home Front Campaign Focuses on Earthquakes

Home Front Command launches new campaign aimed at informing Israelis about earthquake preparedness.Elad Benari, 02/07/2012 06:56
Israel Ready to Funnel Quake Aid to 'Palestinians'

Israel Ready to Funnel Quake Aid to 'Palestinians'

In the event of a regional earthquake, Israel would be prepared to aid Jews and Arabs, alike. Rachel Hirshfeld, 16/05/2012 12:17
5.3 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Israel

5.3 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Israel

5.3 earthquake felt in areas from northern Israel to central Israel. No injuries. Epicenter believed to be in Cyprus.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/05/2012 22:37
Giant Indonesia Quake Sparks Tsunami Warnings

Giant Indonesia Quake Sparks Tsunami Warnings

The US Geological Survey has posted tsunami warnings following a giant 8.9 Richter scale earthquake off the coast of Indonesia.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/04/2012 12:25
School Children Participate in Quake Drill

School Children Participate in Quake Drill

On Monday, school children around the country, from kindergarten age and up, participated in earthquake drills in their schools.David Lev, 20/02/2012 21:53
Expert: Prepare Yourself for an Earthquake

Expert: Prepare Yourself for an Earthquake

Earthquake expert Dr. Ephraim Laor provides tips on how to prepare oneself for an expected earthquake.Elad Benari, 07/11/2011 06:15