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