By Royina

Some tips for if you are neer an active volcano

If there are warning signs that a volcano could errupt soon then:

  • keep goggles and a mask in an emergency kit, along with a flashlight and a working, battery-operated radio.
  • Know your evacuation route. Keep gas in your car.

If a volcano errupts near you then :

  • evacuate imediatly
  • Avoid river areas and low-lying places.
  • Before you leave the house, change into long-sleeved shirts and long pants so you won't get burt and use goggles . Wear an emergency mask or hold a damp cloth over your face.
  • If you are not evacuating, close windows and doors and block chimneys and other vents, to stop ash from coming into the house.
  • get medical help if you get an injury