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Gather Data.2

D- Safety

checkmarkClick here to go to the FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT LIGHTNING site.

  • Scroll down to and read the section "How can I stay safe from lightning?".
  1. What does "flash to bang" mean?
  2. During what phase of a thunderstorm are the most people killed by lightning?
  3. Where is the safest place to be during a thunderstorm? 

E- Lightning Injuries and Damage

checkmarkClick here to go to the LIGHTNING SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC COSTS site.

  • Scroll down to table 2.
  1. What organic (physical) problems do lightning strike survivors have? 

checkmarkClick here to go to the FIRST AID site. Remember, First Aid is the same for lightning victims in all parts of the country.

  • Scroll down to the first aid section.
  1. What first aid could you give to someone who has been struck by lightning?


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