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In pictures: Jack London's 1906 quake journey
Lessons

Mr Fradkin says the 1906 quake provides important insights for modern times.

"Such disasters spawn wartime conditions for civilian populations - fear, trauma, chaos, lack of food, refugees.

"This country has not experienced the devastating effects of war on its soil since the Civil War," he says.

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