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In the event of an earthquake if you are unable to get out of building, where should you take shelter?Will smaller rooms be safer?

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Asked by gurpreet, 28 Feb '10 09:17 am
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Under some bed or side of the wall
Answered by krish, 28 Feb '10 11:24 am

 
  
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FEMA ( Federal Emergency Management Agency), a U.S departmental agency states the following precautions if you happen to be indoors in the event of an earthquake:
"Take cover under a sturdy desk, table, or bench or against an inside wall, and hold on. If there isnt a table or desk near you, cover your face and head with your arms and crouch in an inside corner of the building.
Stay away from glass, windows, outside doors and walls, and anything that could fall, such as lighting fixtures or furniture.
Stay in bed - if you are there when the earthquake strikes - hold on and protect your head with a pillow, unless you are under a heavy light fixture that could fall. In that case, move to the nearest safe place.
Use a doorway for shelter only if it is in close proximity to you and if you know it is a strongly supported, loadbearing doorway.
Stay inside until shaking stops and it is safe to go outside. Most injuries during earthquakes occur when people are hit by falling objects when e ...more
Answered by Somebodysomewhere, 28 Feb '10 09:32 am

 
  
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Below Any wooden table is safe .Protecting your head is always important.
Answered by vilas manohar deshpande, 28 Feb '10 09:21 am

 
  
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