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Fault Lines

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A catastrophic earthquake hits Canada's West Coast. In Fault Lines CBC Vancouver Seismologist Johanna Wagstaffe guides you through two disastrous scenarios so you can prepare yourself, your family, and your neighbours.

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A catastrophic earthquake hits Canada's West Coast. In Fault Lines CBC Vancouver Seismologist Johanna Wagstaffe guides you through two disastrous scenarios so you can prepare yourself, your family, and your neighbours.

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By Zopea - Mar 07 2018
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I live in Seattle so this is definitely relevant. I feel totally unprepared for any major earthquake we’ll have, but this is definitely giving me a lot to think about and helping me get my mind wrapped around what will happen.

Great host

By Jjmongo - Jan 01 2018
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Very interesting documentary with good interviews and a nice pace.

iTunes Ratings

20 Ratings
Average Ratings
19
0
1
0
0

Scary

By Zopea - Mar 07 2018
Read more
I live in Seattle so this is definitely relevant. I feel totally unprepared for any major earthquake we’ll have, but this is definitely giving me a lot to think about and helping me get my mind wrapped around what will happen.

Great host

By Jjmongo - Jan 01 2018
Read more
Very interesting documentary with good interviews and a nice pace.
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Fault Lines

Latest release on Oct 11, 2016

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail 5 days ago

Warning: This podcast is a series podcast

This means episodes are recommended to be heard in order from the very start. Here's the 10 best episodes of the series anyway though!

Rank #1: Episode 1 - Ripples in a Pond

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Johanna sets up two different, equally likely scenarios. First, The Big One: a 9.1 mega-thrust earthquake. Then, the lesser known 7.0 magnitude crustal quake which is shallow and strikes beneath the city of Vancouver. The outcome is catastrophic.

Oct 11 2016

26mins

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Rank #2: Episode 2 - The First 24 hours

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The West Coast is cut off from the rest of BC and Canada. A major tsunami has hit the West Coast of Vancouver Island. Those who survive gather and try to locate loved ones. Emergency workers race to rescue those who are trapped and assess the damage.

Oct 11 2016

34mins

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Rank #3: Episode 3 - 72 Hours - When Supplies Run Out

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Three days after the quake, food and supplies are starting to run out. Communication lines improve. Social media and radio are a lifeline. Families reunite, but people are afraid to go into their homes.

Oct 11 2016

26mins

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Rank #4: Episode 4 - One Week and a New Normal

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We are still in the life-saving phase but rescue becomes recovery. Outside aid arrives and we realize the scope of the damage. Thousands are homeless but communities gather together to create some sort of normalcy.

Oct 11 2016

24mins

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Rank #5: Episode 5 - A Month, A Year, and Lessons from Christchurch

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Survival and resilience are key to the rebuilding efforts. Hear how to have the plan you need so you can do it. Two survivors of Christchurch quakes share their essential tips. Preparation is empowerment. We are all in this together.

Oct 11 2016

37mins

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