Doug Copp Appears on New Zealand Radio

Below is the 4 minute, advertising promotion for the 1 hr New Zealand Radio Program/interview with Doug Copp concerning his life, the origins of ‘duck and cover’; as a propaganda commercial, created under contract with the Pentagon; during the height of the “red Scare Hysteria’ of the 1950’s. Learn how to take survivability, during earthquakes from the USA Standard of 2%, to 90% survival. One of Doug’s best interviews. The Program will air on Jan 19, 2011 and will be available via the link, below. The Radio website follows:

January 6, 2011
How to Survive an Earthquake
Posted by John Haines under My Blogs, My Radio Shows | Tags: duck and cover, earthquake safety, earthquake survival tips, survive a collapsed building, survive an earthquake, surviving a disaster, triangle of life |
Leave a Comment

The 2010 Christchurch Earthquake

‘The path of all truth is first to be ridiculed,

secondly to be violently opposed

and thirdly to be accepted as ‘self evident’.

Schopenhauer, the German Philosopher

The Triangle of Life was discovered by Doug Copp when he crawled inside a collapsed school, in Mexico City, during a 1985 earthquake. As Doug crawled up and down the aisles in safety, he was shocked that all the children were crushed to death under their desks. The ceiling had fallen and the ceiling’s weight had ‘snapped’ the legs of all the desks. The ceiling rested upon all the desk tops and remained intact. The children’s dead bodies were 1/2 inch thick. Doug did not know it at the time, but 3 children had 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. The third, Lorena, had her legs squashed under the desk. Her torso was in the aisle. Her legs needed to be amputated but she survived. As you might imagine, Doug Copp’s life was changed by that experience. From that point on he was on a mission to stop children from getting under desks, from ‘ducking and covering.’

The other day I had the privilege of interviewing Doug Copp on the phone for my radio interview program, Voices from the North. Today Doug Copp is the world’s number one disaster survival expert. He’s the founder of ARTI ( the world’s most experienced rescue and disaster mitigation/management organization) and, as is explained above, he’s the discoverer of the ‘triangle of life’ which takes building collapse survivability from 2% using ‘duck and cover’ to 90% using the ‘triangle of life’. He’s recently trained more than 40 teams in China and he’s been featured in Time Magazine and in India’s premier business magazine.

His knowledge has not come easily. Former policeman, Doug Copp has searched 896 collapsed buildings and witnessed 1+ million collapsed buildings at more than 100 major disaster events throughout the world.

Another Image from the Christchurch Earthquake

I’m currently editing the one hour interview I made with Doug Copp. I would like to share a four minute clip now that, I believe, should be shared with everyone you know who could end up in an earthquake. Doug makes a compelling case and explains where the idea of ‘duck and cover’ originated. He also makes clear what you need to do to survive.

Click here to listen to the four minute clip and please share the link to this with everyone you care about.

I’ll post the complete interview along with more valuable earthquake survival tips soon.

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?
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to Doug Copp Appears on New Zealand Radio

  1. Pingback: Christchurch Earthquake 2011 | Trends Pics

  2. Pingback: Lawsuit against NZ Government for wrongful death, in earthquake | Doug Copp's Blog

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s