Earthquake Preparedness Saves Lives

WHAT YOU DO BEFORE, DURING AND AFTER AN EARTHQUAKE CAN BE LIFE-SAVING

Before:

  • Prepare an emergency plan, conduct drills and practice safety procedures
  • Keep emergency supplies on hand and check stock often

During:

  • If you are indoors, stay inside and take cover under a study table or desk
  • If you are outdoors, get into the open and watch for falling debris

    English: illustration of the cycle of prepared...
    English: illustration of the cycle of preparedness activities for emergency management (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

After:

  • Check that everyone is safe and investigate for damage
  • If the power goes out, always use batter-operated flashlights, not candles
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