Preparing for the next great shake

Japan checks out the latest disaster prevention techniques, which dates back to 1923 when the Great Kanto Earthquake hit Tokyo and killed over 100,000 in the nation’s capital and surrounding cities. On their teachers’ command, children at Tokyo’s Oshiage elementary school dashed for cover under their desks in a well honed drill conducted every year.

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