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Is Palestine prepared for a major earthquake?

6 Aug 2018, Al-monitor

Palestinians will be affected by any future earthquakes because buildings in the Palestinian territories are not earthquake resistant. However, plans for earthquake-resistant buildings and infrastructure, a disaster risk management system, and awareness raising activities are being developed to mitigate earthquake damages.



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