Last week a 6.9 magnitude earthquake shook northern Greece and Western Turkey. The quake caused 266 injuries–mostly resulting from people rushing out of buildings. So, we’re going to get up on our soap box (or under it, should the earth move) and remind everyone what to do during an earthquake.
- Fight the urge to run (and that includes running to get in a doorway!).
- Try to get next to an interior wall, away from windows, and drop (think: I’m not going to run any where because that’s how I can get hit by flying objects or get knocked over).
- Make yourself as small as possible (think: I need to curl up into a ball to protect my vital organs).
- Hold on your head (think: I need to protect my head from getting hit by falling objects).
- If you are close to table, or something akin, get under it and hold on to…
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