What not to do in a disaster

John Leach is both a psychologist at the University of Portsmouth and a survivor of the King’s Cross tube fire in 1987. He estimates that in an emergency as many as 80-90┬ápercent of people make mistakes that could endanger their lives. He says survival is less about heroic actions than avoiding mindless mistakes, reports Zaria Gorvett of the BBC.

Her article lists things you should do in a disaster and things you should not do.

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