Doug Copp in Time Magazine. United Nations Sends Triangle to Latin America

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United Nations Sends Triangle to Latin America
by Carol Camelot
January 6, 2011

In the magazine Time of Feb. 1, 2010 journalist Tim Padgett reviewed the two techniques to survive an earthquake in a story about one of the worst-ever natural disasters in the western hemisphere: the January earthquake in Haiti.

“U.N. security experts this week sent out a triangle-of-life PowerPoint presentation to staff members in Latin America who are still shaken by the deaths of 100-plus U.N. workers in the organization’s Port-au-Prince headquarters, including the head of the mission there.”

Gary Patterson, a geologist at the University of Memphis in Tennessee, told Time, “If you’re going to play the odds, drop and cover may be the best way to go, but a lot of emergency responders might say triangle of life because they’re the ones who see the fatalities in buildings that do collapse.”

This column is the fifth in a series in this newspaper since Oct. 7, 2010, on American Rescue Team International (ARTI) and its founder and rescue chief, Doug Copp. Why am I putting so much emphasis on this organization? Do you hope to survive a devastating earthquake? Worldwide earthquakes are dramatically on the rise, and California is overdue by more than 150 years for an 8.0 magnitude shaker.

Understanding the difference between Duck, Cover and Hold (aka Drop, Cover and Hold) and Triangle of Life is essential. Realizing that your survival depends on knowing who is telling you the truth is also essential – and Copp is telling the truth, having searched personally 896 collapsed buildings since 1985 for trapped victims. In this column additional information is presented.

The U.S. government originally promoted Duck, Cover and Hold to survive a nuclear blast, not an earthquake, and told citizens to get underneath a desk. With Triangle of Life (known as Survivable Void to firefighters), a person lies on the floor beside a desk, sofa or other substantial piece of furniture. As the building collapses, the walls and roof cave in, and triangles are formed as large pieces fall against furniture.

A person is safe in a void, or empty space, formed by these falling pieces. Firefighters refer to the space formed by the triangle; ARTI refers to the triangle formed which has the empty void inside.

As a training specialist for ARTI, I was giving a Triangle presentation for preschool teachers. Their school director informed that she was pregnant when the Northridge earthquake occurred. The grandfather clock in their home hit her, opening up her belly. She fell down, lying next to the bed, which is where firefighters found her. They told her she should have lain next to the bed when the earthquake started.

Triangle was the inspiration for the Life Desk created by Yanko Design, as posted on Spark Awards International Design website. “When the desk-board closed, the total desk is transformed into a triangle-the most stable form. Toughness has nothing to do with how much metal you used but form and structure,” says designer Haishan Deng. “Fresh air can come in from side and back. There is an emergency box in which user can put water, foods for precaution. A wireless positioning system of Life-Desk for rescue team to locate survivors is in development.”

Deng has made arrangements with the Bureau of Education in China to produce a limited amount of these desks to try them out in schools.

The Triangle of Life was discovered by Copp when he crawled inside of a collapsed school in Mexico City during the 1985 earthquake at which 7,000 died. As he crawled up and down the aisles safely, he was shocked that the children were crushed to death under their desks. The ceiling had fallen, and the weight had snapped the desk legs. The ceiling rested upon all the desktops and remained intact.

Three children survived this horror. Their English affidavits are at with links to the original Spanish language publications. Two girls who were in the aisles survived untouched while the third child’s legs were squashed under the desk and were amputated.

From videos to television programs to emails being sent around the world, the world about Triangle of Life’s effectiveness at saving lives continues to be spread. In the coming months you, dear reader, will begin to seriously wonder about earth changes and who is telling the truth about them. The changes our planet are undergoing are not slowing down any time soon.

At least you can be sure of one thing: Triangle of Life is the safer way to survive a building collapse in a deadly earthquake.

Carol Camelot, disaster readiness consultant, was the chairperson for Neighborhood Emergency Service Teams (NEST) for the city of Cathedral City 1997-98 in collaboration with its fire department. Her company, DISASTER SURVIVAL TRAINING, offers consulting, presentations, classes and emergency backpacks for kids. (760) 534-6278 See her article “We’re Not Ready” on homepage © 2011 Carol Camelot. All Rights Reserved.

About doug copp

Prior to 911, I was the most experienced rescue person, in the world. Permanently disabled from 911, I have changed my life-focus towards preventing bureaucracy and vested financial interests from causing the deaths of 200,000 children per year. I am promoting the belief that the lives of children are more important than American Insurance Company Shareholder profits. International Disaster Reduction Institute Institute of International Disaster January 2010 – Present (3 years 10 months)worldwide The world's most experienced Rescuer/Disaster Mitigation Management Expert , crawling inside of 896 collapsed buildings at 100+ disaster events during war, peace and revolution Plus a lifetime of High Adventure; including, an undercover cop. .At almost 3,000 serious life threatening events and the medical survival from enough toxins to kill 200+ people, I am probably the world's leading survivor, from death. Survival Scientist Linkedin Profile: Summary saving lives, reducing suffering. "You must not only be good. You must be wise and wise enough to know who is good." doug copp Sometimes it is NOT enough to do good things must be strong enough to endure the attack...that will follow; especially if you are trying to place children's lives ahead of USA Insurance Company Profits...crawling inside of 896 collapsed buildings helped to give me the courage that it takes; especially, considering that I have been sick every single day; since 911. FYI: USA Insurance companies oppose my 'triangle of life' survival method; because, 90% of the children would survive; instead of 98% dead. This translates into//actuarial tables indicate, survivor's seeking compensation for trauma (physical or mental) with a net result of diminished shareholder return. The insurance Company Executives told us: ” We are in the business of maximizing shareholder return..NOT..saving lives.” The USA School Boards have been told by their Insurance Carriers that their policies would be terminated or the premium would become extreme..if the children are allowed to survive, following my method. I tried to learn: I am responsible for 'what I do' and for 'what I do NOT do'. I am responsible for 'MY actions'. I am not responsible for what other people do. I discovered: that people never regret 'doing the right thing'. They only regret 'doing the wrong thing'. A life devoid of 'something worth dying for', is a life, 'not worth living'. Do all the living you can; while you can. 650,000 people died, at the major disasters I worked at..I have seen things that you cannot imagine. For all the persecution, hatred, violence and disgusting behavior that I have endured; in fighting against, evil, greedy bastards who exploited the helpless and preyed upon people..I am glad that I always did 'the right thing'. I always stood up; many times, by myself; but never alone.. If you can't be YOURSELF then who can you be?
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4 Responses to Doug Copp in Time Magazine. United Nations Sends Triangle to Latin America

  1. Rose Taylor says:

    Hi Doug:

    Just found your blog and read some of your articles. Wanted to thank you from the bottom of my heart for all the great work you have done for humanity. And for your discovers that have helped save many lives. And thank you for exposing the American Red Cross for what they are. I know there are alot of good volunteers within that organization, but the leadership of that organization has been proven to have serious greed and dishonesty issues to say the least. What a sad group of people they must truly be.

    On another important note, I want to ENCOURAGE YOU TO GOOGLE: Dr. Christiane Northrup, Circle of Friends Radio Interview. She is an alternative medical doctor who interviews 3 medical doctors from Germany who discuss the teachings of Bruno Groening and how by practicing this simple spiritual practice a couple times a day, thousands have been healed. THEY HAVE THOUSANDS OF MEDICAL DOCTORS WHO HAVE VERIFIED & HAD “PEER REVIEWED” ALL THESE MEDICAL HEALINGS.

    I personally have a friend who lives in the SF Bay area who is a community leader for the Circle of Friends, who told me that one of their members joined the group who was a Vietnam Vet with PTSD and agent orange poisoning (verified through blood tests and symptoms) for 40 yrs. Within a few months, war nightmares (which he had almost every night) disappeared and his symptoms of agent orange poisoning went away after 40 years. THEY TESTED HIS BLOOD AND COULDN’T FIND A TRACE. I know this all sounds too good to be true, but the Circle of Friends Medical Working Group has at least 200 medical records/healings on their website for people to look at.

    By the way this is a purely non-profit group of doctors. Nobody is making money here, just doing service. I personally was able to meet one of the German doctors who was traveling on his on dime to share info such as this in California. Dr. Vogelsburg shared some of the medical records at the medical lecture I attended. He showed where in one case a woman who had been deaf for 32 years of her life, started practicing the Bruno Groening teachings and within a couple of years she was able to return to full hearing. She could only hear about 25%. They documented (again peer-reviewed verification by doctors who are independent of the Circle of Friends) that she gradually returned to a full hearing.

    I’m sharing this with you because I believe you too can recover from your serious health problems. Please watch the Bruno trailers and go to the Circle of Friends website and take a look and judge for yourself. See:

    Many blessings to you and yours,

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  3. facebook says:

    It’s nearly impossible to find experienced people about this subject,
    however, you seem like you know what you’re talking about!

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