A Reminder about Earthquake Preparedness
The stories and pictures from Sandy’s wake are heartbreaking. The loss of life, the destruction of property, and the prolonged disruption of routine seem overwhelming. I’m sure you join me in wishing for the prompt return of electricity, transit, and normalcy to the millions whose lives have been turned upside down.
This is a good time to make sure that we’re prepared for a natural disaster. In California we know with certainty that we’ll be hit with a major earthquake. We just don’t know when, and unlike with severe weather, we won’t get a warning. The ” target=”_blank”>Earthquakes (CDC Emergency Preparedness and Response)