earthquake safety guide

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Everything you need to know and have in order to survive an Earthquake!

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EARTHQUAKE Safety guide!!!

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This graph shows that earthquakes are getting bigger and more dangerous. So it is very important to know what to do when one strikes!!! EARTHQUAKE DATA

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Judging from the amount of earthquakes we have had lately I am assuming there will be more... Or at least some aftershocks. So keep watching if you are in an affected area. Or not!!! :D

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DROP to the ground; take COVER by getting under a sturdy table or other piece of furniture; and HOLD ON until the shaking stops. If there isn’t a table or desk near you, cover your face and head with your arms and crouch in an inside corner of the building. Step 1

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Stay away from glass, windows, outside doors and walls, and anything that could fall, such as lighting fixtures or furniture. Step 2 CRASH!

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Stay inside until shaking stops and it is safe to go outside. Research has shown that most injuries occur when people inside buildings attempt to move to a different location inside the building or try to leave. Step 3 EVACUATE!!!

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DO NOT use the elevators, even if they are working. There may be aftershocks. Step 4 DO NOT USE!!!

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IF YOU ARE OUTDOORS!!!

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Stay there. Also, move away from buildings, streetlights, and utility wires. Step 5

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IF YOU ARE DRIVING!!!

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Pull over to the side of the road and stop as quickly as safety permits and stay in the vehicle. Avoid stopping near or under buildings, trees, overpasses, and utility wires. Step 6

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Step 7 Proceed cautiously once the earthquake has stopped. Avoid roads, bridges, or ramps that might have been damaged by the earthquake.

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Do not light a match. Do not move about or kick up dust. Cover your mouth with a handkerchief or clothing. Tap on a pipe or wall so rescuers can locate you. Use a whistle if one is available. Shout only as a last resort. Shouting can cause you to inhale dangerous amounts of dust. If you are trapped under debris!

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So you think you will survive? But what if you are trapped for a long time? Here is what to do!!!

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You need to pack a survival kit!!! Please put in… Small torch Small radio Snacks Bottled water Whistle

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Thank you for watching I hope you have learned something or just enjoyed the show!!! :D THE END!!!

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