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What to do in an earthquake...

A recent article in The New Yorker has got everyone talking. Author Kathryn Schulz exposes a sleeping giant hiding just off the coast of Oregon and Washington that has the power  to release a massive earthquake that will level everything west of the Interstate 5. While those initial estimates have been tempered by those who are in charge of disaster preparedness and response, it has brought to the spotlight one of the primary natural risks that citizens of the Pacific Northwest (PNW) have to contend with : Earthquakes  Prior to an earthquake, what steps can you take to prepare yourself and your home?  Remove or secure any items that may be a falling hazard. This includes bookcases and TV and...

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