Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 1477 , Segment 5
Episode: Thanksgiving Turkeys, Loneliness, Koala Tracker Dogs
- Nov 25, 2020 9:00 pm
- 17:51 mins
Guest: Joseph Wartman, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Washington In an earthquake you stand in a doorway. In a hurricane, get away from windows. In a flood, move to higher ground. But what do you do if a wave of mud and rocks is sliding toward you? Landslides kill up to 50 people each year in the United States. Back in 2014, the deadliest landslide in the nation’s history engulfed an entire neighborhood in rural Washington, killing 43 people. So, the question is, what do you do in a landslide to increase your chances of survival?