FEMAFederal Emergency Management AgencyPresents… <br />Are you ready for an Earthquake?<br />
Safety for homes & schools<br />Step one: make it safe now!: Go around your house and fix or take away any hazards that ca...
Safety continued…<br />Step two: Make a plan: Create an escape and reunite plan and make sure everyone knows it. <br />Ste...
Safety continued…<br />Step five: Drop, cover and hold on!!: learn the procedure of safety for when an earthquake occurs, ...
Preparedness for homes & schools <br />Things to do before an earthquake:<br />Check home for hazards (ex: brace overhead ...
Preparedness continued…<br />Have disaster equipment in reach (medicine, flashlight)<br />Make an emergency plan (get a fa...
Earthquake safety checklist/kit<br /><ul><li>Gallon of water per person
Water purification kit
1st aid kit
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Fema Final 2

  1. 1. FEMAFederal Emergency Management AgencyPresents… <br />Are you ready for an Earthquake?<br />
  2. 2. Safety for homes & schools<br />Step one: make it safe now!: Go around your house and fix or take away any hazards that can be harmful<br />
  3. 3. Safety continued…<br />Step two: Make a plan: Create an escape and reunite plan and make sure everyone knows it. <br />Step three: Make a disaster kit: pack water, food, batteries, portable radios, flashlights, 1st aid kit, money, a whistle, extra medicines and a fire extinguisher. Have a kit handy in cars and in the home.<br />Step four: Is your place safe?: Look closer at your home structure for anything wrong with its frame etc…<br />
  4. 4. Safety continued…<br />Step five: Drop, cover and hold on!!: learn the procedure of safety for when an earthquake occurs, literally drop, cover yourself and hold on tight.<br />Step six: Check it out!: immediately check for damage or injuries that need attention. Being trained in 1st aid helps <br />Step seven: Communicate and recover: turn on all radios and contact insurance if necessary. <br />
  5. 5. Preparedness for homes & schools <br />Things to do before an earthquake:<br />Check home for hazards (ex: brace overhead light fixtures)<br />Know indoor and outdoor places that are safe (Against an inside wall)<br />Educate family as well as yourself (how to turn gas off)<br />
  6. 6. Preparedness continued…<br />Have disaster equipment in reach (medicine, flashlight)<br />Make an emergency plan (get a family contact out of state to report there)<br />Prepare your community (publish a newspaper segment about earthquakes)<br />
  7. 7. Earthquake safety checklist/kit<br /><ul><li>Gallon of water per person
  8. 8. Water purification kit
  9. 9. 1st aid kit
  10. 10. 1st aid book
  11. 11. Food
  12. 12. Can opener
  13. 13. Blankets & sleeping bags
  14. 14. Portable radio, flashlight and batteries
  15. 15. Essential medicines
  16. 16. Spare glasses
  17. 17. House and car keys
  18. 18. Fire extinguisher : A-B-C type </li></li></ul><li>Safety Kit continued…<br /><ul><li>Food and restraint (leash for pet)
  19. 19. Cash and change
  20. 20. Baby essentials
  21. 21. Canned food & juices
  22. 22. Clothing
  23. 23. Soaps </li></li></ul><li> In Conclusion<br />Have contact names and phone numbers available.<br />Remember your escape plan.<br />Remember where your emergency supply kits are kept.<br /> Keep Calm!!!<br />

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