September Bomb shelter manufacturer engineers study specifications for a fiber glass dome shelter being installed on an estate in Locust Valley, New York.
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January Pfc. Warner Bitterman, left, watches as Army chief chemical officer Maj. Marshall Stubbs, center, checks new civilian gas mask being worn by secretary Margaret Francis at his Pentagon office in Washington. November Sixth-grade students crouch under their desks with their teacher as they act out a scene from a Federal Civil Defense Administration video in Queens, New York.
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September A man tours a huge cavern carved feet underground being leased as an emergency bomb shelter. The area included rooms separated by foot walls of solid salt. AP Photo. January Two families demonstrate how people would wait out a nuclear attack and its radioactive aftermath in Los Alamos, New Mexico.
America's era of duck-and-cover. Captured: A Photo Blog. Kelly Gonsalves. During the Cold War, America was hit by all-out nuclear panic. Brooks, File It started in , when the U. AP Photo, File Then came the fallout shelters. Below, travel back to America's era of duck-and-cover.
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This new FEMA poster depicts how to appropriately respond to an earthquake in a variety of settings. Avoid windows and other hazards. Do not use elevators. Do not be surprised if sprinkler systems or fire alarms activate. Laboratories or other settings may require special considerations to ensure safety. Students should also be taught what to do at home or other locations.
Getting next to a shopping cart, beneath clothing racks, or within the first level of warehouse racks may provide extra protection.
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Then Drop, Cover, and Hold On. This protects you from any objects that may be thrown from the side, even if nothing is directly above you. Avoid overpasses, bridges, power lines, signs and other hazards. Stay inside the vehicle until the shaking stops, then proceed carefully by avoiding fallen debris, cracked or shifted payment, and emergency vehicles. If a power line falls on the car, stay inside until a trained person removes the wire.
Then walk out slowly, watching for anything that could fall during aftershocks. Then as soon as shaking reduces such that you are able to stand, walk quickly to high ground or inland as a tsunami may arrive soon. Walk, rather than drive, to avoid traffic, debris, and other hazards. Dams can fail during a major earthquake.
Catastrophic failure is unlikely, but if you live downstream from a dam, you should know flood-zone information and have prepared an evacuation plan for getting to high ground. Thoroughly review this information, consider what to do in your home or workplace, then practice.