Earthquake Drill Set for Tuesday


Israel’s Homefront Command, in cooperation with the Education Ministry and local authorities, have scheduled a nationwide earthquake drill on Tuesday morning in schools, beginning at 10 a.m., the IDF said on Monday.

“The Home Front Command and Education Ministry will continue to engage in raising the preparedness for emergencies in education institutions by regular drills and training, as part of the overall system of exercises throughout the year,” the army said in a statement.

The IDF Spokesperson’s Unit emphasized that the drill was planned in advance as part of the IDF’s yearly training exercises, and is unrelated to any recent developments.