18 January 2010


Floods, fires, volcanoes, landslides and earthquakes. Our planet can surprise us at any time. Here's how to try and survive these natural disasters.


Earthquakes, fires, typhoons and volcanic eruptions. We certainly live on a precarious planet. The scary thing is that these things could happen to us at any time, and we can never be adequately prepared for it.

Our EnviroHealth expert tells us more about natural disasters, and what you can do to keep yourself as safe as possible.

Here's what you can do to improve your chances of surviving the following disasters:

(Health24, updated January 2010)


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