The devastating earthquake in Japan has affected millions of people
What Would You Do If Disaster Strikes?
The Doctors explain what to do and how to survive if you’re caught in a blackout.
When disaster strikes, would you know what to do? Are you prepared for earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes, blizzards and more? Plus, five things you can do to increase your chance of surviving a plane crash.
Eric Stromer, construction expert and host of HGTV’s Over Your Head, demonstrates how to prepare your home for an earthquake.
The Ulrich family lived through a tornado that leveled their home and town in Tornado Alley in Kansas.
E.R. physician Dr. Travis Storks demonstrates what to do and how to survive if you’re caught in a blizzard or extreme weather conditions.
When disaster strikes, would you know what to do
A strike of lightning contains approximately 300 kilovolts of electricity, compared to a typical industrial electrical shock of 20 to 63 kilovolts. See what happens to the body when struck by lightning.
Dr. Lucy Jones, seismologist and chief scientist of the United States Geological Survey Multi-Hazards Project, says that when it comes to earthquakes, it’s not a matter of if - it’s a matter of when.
Reed Timmer, meteorologist and star of Discovery Channel’s Storm Chasers, discusses the complications that arise with tornados.