Analytical-Empirical Model for the Assessment of Earthquake Casualties and Injuries in a Major City in Israel--The Case of Tiberias Academic Article uri icon


  • Abstract Mitigating the results of potential earthquakes requires an estimation of the casualties that may incur, and accordingly an appropriate response model can be developed. Based on an extensive literature review of the consequences of earthquakes, the following parameters were identified as significant in estimating human casualties: 1. The earthquake hazard in the designated area, such as active faults, liquefactions, landslides and ground motion amplifications;

publication date

  • January 1, 2015