Hebei is a province in China.
Most of the Hebei's major cities are safe. Violent crimes often occur in the outer region of cities. Besides, In December 2012, a sensational event, Fengning school attack, which happened in Fengning county of Chengde, caused 13 students injured, and 5 of them are seriously wounded.
The eastern Hebei is on one of the dangerous seismic zone in China. Many big earthquakes happened in history. The Xingtai Earthquakes, happened in 1966, caused 8,600 people died and 38,000 injured. One of the biggest earthquakes in 20s century, the Tangshan Earthquake in 1976, caused 242,000 people died and 164,000 people injured.