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What could be done in case of earthquake

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What could be done in case of earthquake

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Wait! not only for students for anyone. Earthquakes can't be stopped but the damage can be lowered by spreading awareness. Earthquakes can be countered by knowing and using safety measures. This ppt can be shown anywhere by the host. These measures will surely create a change.

Wait! not only for students for anyone. Earthquakes can't be stopped but the damage can be lowered by spreading awareness. Earthquakes can be countered by knowing and using safety measures. This ppt can be shown anywhere by the host. These measures will surely create a change.

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What could be done in case of earthquake

  1. 1. What could be done To be alive 1
  2. 2. . During an earthquake 1.Stay inside 2.Drop under heavy furniture such as a table, desk, bed or any solid furniture. 3.Cover your head and torso to prevent being hit by falling objects. 4.Hold onto the object that you are under so that you remain covered. 2
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  5. 5. 5 What Should I Do Before, During, And After An Earthquake?
  6. 6. 6 What to Do Before an Earthquake Make sure you have a fire extinguisher, first aid kit, a battery-powered radio, a flashlight, and extra batteries at home. Learn first aid. Learn how to turn off the gas, water, and electricity. Make up a plan of where to meet your family after an earthquake. Don't leave heavy objects on shelves (they'll fall during a quake). Anchor heavy furniture, cupboards, and appliances to the walls or floor. Learn the earthquake plan at your school or workplace.
  7. 7. 7 What to Do During an Earthquake Stay calm! If you're indoors, stay inside. If you're outside, stay outside. If you're indoors, standagainst a wall near the center of the building, stand in a doorway, or crawl under heavy furniture (a desk or table). Stay away fromwindows andoutside doors. If you're outdoors, stay in the open away frompower lines or anything that might fall. Stay away frombuildings (stuff might fall off the building or the building could fall on you). Don't use matches, candles, or any flame. Broken gas lines andfire don't mix. If you're in a car, stop the car andstay inside the car until the earthquake stops. Don't use elevators (they'll probably get stuck anyway).
  8. 8. 8 What to Do After an Earthquake Check yourself and others for injuries. Provide first aid for anyone whoneedsit. Check water, gas, and electric lines for damage. If any are damaged, shut off the valves. Check for the smell of gas. If you smell it, openall the windows and doors, leave immediately, and report it to the authorities (use someone else's phone). Turn on the radio. Don't use the phone unless it's an emergency. Stayout of damaged buildings. Be careful aroundbroken glass and debris. Wear bootsor sturdyshoesto keep fromcuttingyourfeet. Be careful of chimneys(theymayfall on you). Stayawayfrombeaches. Tsunamisand seichessometimes hit after the ground has stoppedshaking. Stayawayfromdamaged areas. If you're at school or work, followthe emergencyplan or the instructionsof the person in charge. Expect aftershocks.
  9. 9. 9 Thank you

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