Wednesday, September 25, 2013

The Great Washington Shakeout


October is Disaster Preparedness Month, and here's a blog from Washington State's Emergency Management Division that covers all the bases where earthquakes are concerned.  If you live in Washington State, there's a link to sign up for the Great Washington Shakeout later this month.

092513_Pakistan_earthquake_02.JPGThe photos just in from Pakistan this morning show what kind of devastation a 7.7 magnitude earthquake can bring.

The second photo is of a new island that has risen as a result of the earthquake. Photos courtesy Al-Jazeera.







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Pakistani survivors gather around their destroyed houses in the earthquake-devastated district of Awaran on Wednesday.

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