Earthquake

Be aware. Be prepared.

What's an earthquake?

An earthquake is a sudden and violent shaking of the ground, sometimes causing great destruction, as a result of movements within the earth's crust or volcanic actions.

List of supplies u need incase there's an earthquake

you need shoes and You should have a crescent or pipe wrench to turn off gas and water valves. (Shut off the valves only if your house has sustained severe damage or you smell gas.).Keep flashlights and batteries in several locations in case of a power failure.Put your first-aid kit in a central place. Include a book of medical instructions.

evacuation plan

  • Indicate the location of your family's emergency outdoor meeting place.Plan a second way to exit from each room or area, if possible. If you need special equipment, such as a rope ladder, mark where it is located.Take a few minutes with your family to discuss a home evacuation plan. Sketch a floor plan of your home; walk through each room and discuss evacuation details.