22 Aug '11, 8pm

How to survive an earthquake = safety tips

How to survive an earthquake = safety tips

Pack an emergency preparedness kit that will meet the needs of you and your family for three days. The kit, of course, will be handy in the wake of any natural or man-made disaster. An emergency preparedness kit needs to include food and water for each member of your family for three days, a battery-powered or hand-crank radio, flashlight, spare batteries, first aid kit, can opener, toilet paper, garbage bags and plastic ties for personal sanitation. A complete list of recommended items for an emergency kit can be found at Ready.gov , FEMA’s emergency preparedness Web site. If you live in an area at very high risk for earthquake — southern California, for example — you should pack a smaller emergency preparedness kit to keep in your car. Identify possible hazards in your home. For example, fasten shelves and large pieces of furniture such as a cupboard securely to walls. M...

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