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From: "Diane Sowden" <>
Subject: Re: [TRIVVIES] Talk About Luck
Date: Thu, 30 Dec 2004 10:57:43 -0000
I wished that we had those in the UK then about Nuclear Attacks - then
everyone would know where to look. Instead of having a little booklet that
they had lost - like me!!
----- Original Message -----
From: "D.Kirby" <>
To: "Diane Sowden" <>;
Sent: Thursday, December 30, 2004 10:54 AM
Subject: RE: [TRIVVIES] Talk About Luck
> That is where our warnings and what to do's are
> Well - when I went to Alderney Channel Islands on my own in 1987 the first
> thing that I had to do when I stayed with Val was to ------------------
> what to do in a Nuclear Attack. The information is inside the phonebook -
> very good idea I thought. What do you others think about that idea?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Sue" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Thursday, December 30, 2004 12:52 AM
> Subject: Re: [TRIVVIES] Talk About Luck
> > A "Tsunami-Warning Information Notice" on the beaches - &/or a simple
> > Tsunami Booklet" amongst the Travel Documents would have been helpful
> > Certainly wouldn't have cost a fortune ........
> > As your friend can testify --- knowing the "signs" is halfway towards
> > survival in these circumstances ....... Obviously a siren would have
> > too --- but there are many ways to "Inform" people ......... But I doubt
> > many of these people knew what the "signs" were ...........
> > When our Peter was on the ships - he travelled in Potential Earthquake
> > --- and he was instructed on what to look for in the way of accompanying
> > Tsunamis .........
> > I know there's very little anyone can do --- but please - people should
> > given the information ...... And yes - I do think early-warning-stations
> > should be installed as well .......
> > Sue
> > I agree Sue . . .. if only there had been even the most rudimentary
> > warning system in place, many tens of thousands of people could have
> > been saved. It's utterly heartbreaking . . . . and here it is three and
> > a half days later and vast regions are still without clean drinking
> > water, let alone food, clothing or shelter. One can't even begin to
> > contemplate the further losses through Cholera, typhoid, malaria, etc.
> > Jennifer . . . feeling totally helpless.
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