#diGoftheday – Stop Unnecessary Earthquake Panic

Students at Pratville Primary & Infant School in Manchester take cover during a recent earthquake presentation and drill at the school. - Contributed Photo

Students at Pratville Primary & Infant School in Manchester take cover during a recent earthquake presentation and drill at the school. – Contributed Photo

Hey diGgers

Have you had a chance to catch up on local news for today via The Gleaner Online?

Be sure not to miss this story ‘Stop Unnecessary Earthquake Panic, Lyew-Ayee Urges’.

Where Dr Parris Lyew-Ayee Jr, director of the Mona GeoInformatics Institute at the University of the West Indies, Mona, has urged Jamaicans not to panic amid numerous predictions of earthquake.

2014 Earthquake Awareness Week is being celebrated from January 12-18 2014, under the theme “Earthquake Safety: Know your vulnerability to improve your capacity”.

To help you prepare in the event of an earthquake, here are 11 essential earthquake safety tips.

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