Drop Cover Hold Saves Lives

Many recent earthquakes have vindicated the practice of getting under sturdy furniture during earthquake shaking.
Here are a few newspaper reports which show the importance of Drop, Cover, Hold.

Following the recent Manipur and Nepal Earthquake, the MISINFORMATION about the Triangle of Life is back in circulation. It is important that everyone understands that this is dangerous, misleading information. Please find below a few links which reiterate the importance of Drop, Cover, Hold.


Please read an extract from emails written by Dr. Marla Patel of Risk Red and Ana-Marie Jones, Executive Director CARD (Collaborating Agencies Responding to Disasters) on dangers of following Triangle of Life.


Drop, Cover and Hold still the best advice – as described by Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (CDEM), New Zealand. Please read this document as published in Prevention web.