How to Survive an Earthquake?

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How to Survive an Earthquake?

  1. 1. How to Survive an Earthquake?
  2. 2. How to Survive an Earthquake? <ul><li>Group Presentation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You have not more than 15 minutes for presentation. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Each group should give comments to other two groups by using the group presentation assessment form. Post your comments on the forum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Each group member should complete the peer assessment form and upload for submission. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. How to Survive an Earthquake? <ul><li>Presentation Time </li></ul>
  4. 4. How to Survive an Earthquake? <ul><li>Key Points of increasing chances of surviving an earthquake </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Preparation in advance </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. How to Survive an Earthquake? <ul><li>Before the Earthquake (1 of 3) </li></ul><ul><li>Learn how to survive during the ground motion. </li></ul><ul><li>Teach all members of your family about earthquake safety. </li></ul><ul><li>Stock up on emergency supplies. </li></ul>
  6. 6. How to Survive an Earthquake? <ul><li>Before the Earthquake (2 of 3) </li></ul><ul><li>Arrange your home for safety. </li></ul><ul><li>Anchor heavy appliances and furniture. </li></ul><ul><li>Store flammable liquids away from potential ignition sources. </li></ul>
  7. 7. How to Survive an Earthquake? <ul><li>Before the Earthquake (3 of 3) </li></ul><ul><li>Get Educated. Learn what to do during an earthquake. </li></ul><ul><li>Learn where the main turn-offs are for your water, gas and electricity. </li></ul>
  8. 8. How to Survive an Earthquake? <ul><li>During the Earthquake </li></ul><ul><li>If you are indoors, stay there. Quickly move to a safe location in the room. </li></ul><ul><li>If you are cooking, turn off the stove and take cover. </li></ul><ul><li>If you are outdoors, move to an open area where falling objects are unlikely to strike you. </li></ul><ul><li>If you are driving, slow down smoothly and stop on the side of the road. </li></ul>
  9. 9. How to Survive an Earthquake? <ul><li>After the Earthquake </li></ul><ul><li>Check for injuries, attend to injuries if needed. </li></ul><ul><li>Check for damage. </li></ul><ul><li>If you smell or hear a gas leak, get everyone outside and open windows and doors. </li></ul><ul><li>If the power is out, unplug major appliances to prevent possible damage when the power is turned back on. </li></ul>
  10. 10. How to Survive an Earthquake? <ul><li>Prepare for the first 72 hours </li></ul><ul><li>After a major disaster, it is unlikely that emergency response services will be able to immediately respond to everyone’s needs. </li></ul><ul><li>It is important to be prepared to take care of yourself and your family. </li></ul><ul><li>Plan to be on your own for at least the first 72 hours. </li></ul>
  11. 11. How to Survive an Earthquake? <ul><li>Online Information Resources </li></ul><ul><li>What to do if there is an earthquake ( Mandarin Video) </li></ul>
  12. 12. How to Survive an Earthquake? <ul><li>Online Information Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Making an earthquake kit (Video) </li></ul>
  13. 13. How to Survive an Earthquake? <ul><li>Online Information Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Are you prepared? http://72hours.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>Disaster Supplies Kit http://www.nsa.naples.navy.mil/disasterprep/supplieskit.html </li></ul><ul><li>Create Disasters Supplies Kit http://www.earthquakecountry.info/roots/step3.html </li></ul><ul><li>Make your own preparedness kit http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/earthquakes/archive/ready.dtl </li></ul>
  14. 14. How to Survive an Earthquake? <ul><li>Survey for FUN! </li></ul><ul><li>Spare some time to complete the survey! </li></ul>
  15. 15. How to Survive an Earthquake? <ul><li>Task (Two choose One) </li></ul><ul><li>Choice One: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use Glogster to create a promotion poster (Earthquake Survival: 10 Dos and Don’ts). </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Choice Two: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Design a disaster supplies kit for your family (You can use Glogster as well!). </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Post your work on forum. Don’t forget to comment your classmates’ work. Be generous! </li></ul>

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