Disaster Preparedness

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Disasters and Engineers

At 11:42 a.m. on July 29, I was in my car waiting for the signal to turn green, when I felt the car shaking.  First I thought it was the train as I was near the railroad tracks, but there was no train, then I saw the signals swinging, so I knew it was an earthquake.  I remember the shaking/rolling that the Northridge earthquake put us through as I lived in Palmdale then, and luckily I was near my family, so I knew instantly that they were all ok.  But, most of us were at work on July 29, and guess what? Most cellular phones did not work after the earthquake.  So, do you know what to do in case of a disaster, natural or man made!? More »

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