What is the meaning of と in this sentence?


It seems different from all senses in A Dictionary of Basic Japanese Grammar. Kind of "in the manner of"?


here means when. It's a conditional (A と B), where B naturally follows from A. See this post.

The sentence as a whole reads like:

Because of this, it will be safe when you hide under a desk like you would during an earthquake.

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