A Phase III assessment

Twenty-nine (29) existential threats to the country of Syria were identified by prime actors. In the chart below, the left column ranks the threats from the most important to solve (the Assad Regime/Civil War) to the least (chemical weapons). 

The threat of an earthquake is important because it could cause many deaths and damage Syrian cities.

25 prime actors participated in the following:

  • Determining the importance of the threat of an Earthquake relative to other threats to the country. As shown in the chart below, the threat an Earthquake ranked 19th most important.
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In response to questions about the seriousness of the threat of the threat of an earthquake— 

A Round 3 participant stated (Nov. 2016 - Jul. 2017):

"Most of the houses are half demolished. An earthquake would be catastrophic." (233911)

A Round 2 participant stated (Jan. 2016 - Oct. 2017):

"Damage by airstrikes makes cities unstable in case of earthquake." (223911)