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Earthquake – What to do wherever you are

Sometimes you can’t get under a table or a desk, so the next best thing to do is “get down” (and I don’t mean dance).

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Earthquake – Drop, Cover and Hold

When the shaking starts, the best place to be is under a sturdy table, desk, bench — anything that gives you protection from falling debris from ceilings and walls. Here’s how to ride out an earthquake under a table.
A lot of people ask me about the “Triangle of Life,” which recommends sheltering next to objects – and is NOT recommended by reputable safety experts. If you want more information on what to do (and you want information debunking the “Triangle of Life”) visit http://www.EarthquakeCountry.org