Updated on December 1st, 2018
Whenever we hear a mass shooting that shocks any part of the world, it makes you wonder if people are able to prevent it from happening. While new landscape, architecture, and even laws on gun control have been laid out to avoid such events from happening again, there is still no way of saying when it may happen next. And what makes it scary is that it can happen to you or any of your loved ones, anytime and anywhere.
I’m not saying this to instill fear and to have you stay cooped up at home or watching your surroundings like a hawk each second. The reason why I want to inform you and stay aware about the possibility of mass shootings is for your own safety.
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While there are preventive measures you can take to stay as safe as possible, you can never predict what can happen next. Even tighter gun laws and better security can go awry, and anyone can fall victim or criminal.
That is why it’s best to acquaint yourself with what to do during a mass shooting. Not only will this help you stay calm, but you can also choose your options to survive the whole ordeal. While this would only usually lasts for a few minutes, the seconds that continue to tick are vital for your life. And every choice you make must be something that keeps you away from the shooter and back outside to reinforcements and safety.
I show you an infographic that helps you become more knowledgeable on how to survive a mass shooting, if it does happen, as prevention is always better than cure!
While it’s short and only has eight steps, these steps are crucial in saving your life and increasing the chances of survival. Do read on and share this to your loved ones. Stay safe!