I just did this on my Earthquakes g+ collection, but it deserves a wider audience.
Secondary school l'istituto Tecnico Industriale di Avezzano, in L'Aquila, Italy, has reportedly banned wedges, flip-flops and high heels measuring over 1.6 inches.
They are firmly in the Italian School of Earthquake Response, which is to run in panic with your hands waving about. Perhaps they should learn Ducks with Covers, and await their death in a crummy stone-rubble Maffie school. :)
Nevertheless, I think stampeding will kill many more people than buildings, but in Italy, who knows?