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Riyadh City May Collapse by 2010

Posted by edro on July 12, 2009

Riyadh, the Saudi capital, may collapse catastrophically within 12 – 18 months

The moderators believe the city of Riyadh, capital of Saudi Arabia, may collapse catastrophically within the next 12-18 months with a certainty of 80 percent.

Riyadh is located in the historical regions of Nejd and Al-Yamama in the center of the Arabian Peninsula.  Home to about 5 million people, Riyadh’s collapse may be triggered by a number of collapse mechanisms including

Human-Enhanced Natural Phenomena

  • Climate Change
  • Drought
  • Sandstorms
  • Earthquakes

Conflict and War

  • Oil
  • Social and political unrest
  • Economic turmoil


  • Various other collapse mechanisms

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