Is LA Prepared For A Massive Quake?

LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Haiti. Chile. Japan. New Zealand.

Is California next?

Massive quakes have been striking all over the globe. This Sunday, at 6:30 p.m. CBS2 anchor Laura Diaz takes a closer look at the question on a lot of people’s minds. How ready is California in “Earthquake: Are You Ready?”

In “Eye on Our Community,” Diaz investigates just how ready the Southland is for a huge quake.

It’s been 17 years since we were rocked by a huge and deadly event. Will we see something on the scale of Northridge and 6.7…or worse?

Laura Diaz talks to victims from that quake and she goes behind-the-scenes with the Emergency Operations Center in downtown Los Angeles.

The special looks at products that can save your family from injury, talks to the Red Cross about valuable lessons learned from the quake in Chile, ways to be prepared and a look at disaster from the eyes of a firefighter.

Are we ready? Are … you? Watch Laura Diaz’s special Sunday to find out.


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