What Measures To Take While Earthquake

Be Safe & Make Your Family Safe From Coming Earthquakes”

One of the natural calamities that we face in India is Earthquake. Yes, Earthquake brings lots of damage and risk the life of an individual. And, as per the reports we are going to face 12 such earthquakes.
There are many people in the world comes in trouble because they are not ready to fight back with the sudden disasters. But, you hopefully are not like them and ready to prepare you and your family to be safe from coming Earthquakes. I bring some important tips that somewhere would be the best decision of yours if you follow.

Some Essential Earthquake Safety Tips that you should know:

  • Make a quake status plan with your family unit. Everybody in your family unit ought to be readied. Ensure every individual recognizes what to do and where to go when they feel the vibrations of a quake.
  • Beset up with an earthquake unit. During the outcome of a quake, you could be stuck in one spot without food or force for a considerable length of time.
  • Always carry this item like water, food, prescriptions, a medical aid unit, wraps for wounds, a spotlight, batteries, a radio, warm covers, and other individual things.
  • Ensure you have a fire douser in your home, and that you know where it is put away and how to utilize it.
  • Think of a gathering point for your loved ones. You may have no methods for correspondence in the days following an earthquake. It is critical to set a gathering point so you can rejoin with your friends and family.
  • Work on dropping down and seeking shelter with the goal that it quickly falls into place for you when an earthquake strikes.
  • Be certain you realize how to kill the water, gas, and power in your home. A multi-work apparatus might be required.
  • Secure overwhelming things, for example, racks, bookshelves, mirrors, and light installations to the divider. Anything that could fall over during a tremor and land on an individual is a peril. Try not to leave any overwhelming things on racks, since they will tumble off the racks during a seismic tremor.
  • Pick quake safe areas in each room of your home, office, school, or wherever that you go to all the time. Tremor safe areas are the spots you are going to seek shelter in when a quake strikes. This spot ought to be away from windows and any furniture that could fall on you. It is ideal if there is something durable you can clutch.

What to Do During an Earthquake?what to do while earthquake

  1. Drop down to your knees as it will be very helpful to keep you safe.
  1. Hide. This is one of the most significant security measures to be taken during a tremor. Spread your head and neck with your arms or an item, so you are shielded from any furniture falling during the condition.
  2. Avoid furniture that can fall on you, for example, bookshelves and TVs to hide.dont-stand-near-movable-objects while earthquake
  3. As well as it is also good to avoid windows. If open space is near from your door rush outside otherwise avoid rushing outside.stay-safe-at-home-during-earthquake
  4. In the condition when you are outside, escape from whatever could fall on you, for example, trees, electrical cables, structures, and houses.
  5. Some people are driving or travelling during the course so, in a vehicle, head over to a detect that is away from trees, electrical cables, and structures. Hold up in the vehicle until the shaking stops.when earthquake occur stop the car
  6. By and large, stay where you are until the quake is finished. Try not to flee or head outside.
  7. Do not use lift or elevator, best to use stairsdont-use-staircase-elevators

Some important things you should take care of after an Earthquake

  1. When the shaking has halted, go out you are in and retreat to an open space away from harmed zones.
  2. Check for wounds that you or others have gotten from the seismic tremor. Give emergency treatment to yourself as well as other people if vital.
  3. Check your water, gas, and electric lines for any harm. In the event that they are harmed, stopped the valves on the off chance that you can smell gas, open every one of your entryways and windows and leave your home right away. Report a messed up gas line to the specialists whenever the situation allows.
  4. Try not to utilize candles, matches, or any open flames as a wellspring of light. Earthquakes frequently bring about broken gas lines, which ought not to be blended in with open blazes. That is the reason it is basic to be set up with battery controlled spotlights in your home or work.turn-off-gas while earthquake
  5. To call the rescuers always keep a whistle.
  6. Just utilize your telephone for crises. You will need to spare your battery for whatever length of time that conceivable.

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July 13, 2020

7 Replies to “What Measures To Take While Earthquake”

  1. Mumtaz Surani Merchant says: July 19, 2020 at 11:39 pm

    This is such an important topic to talk about. Must must keep in mind points and definitely needed , for the fact that we are led to more natural disasters. Thanks

  2. Docdivatraveller says: July 19, 2020 at 11:33 pm

    Since we reside in a high seismic zone, we need to be prepared all the time. Excellent steps you have shared.

  3. Jenifer says: July 19, 2020 at 12:01 pm

    I have experienced two times earthquake this lockdown and it felt scary.
    Ur post just came on time.

  4. Rahul Prabhakar says: July 19, 2020 at 11:51 am

    These are great tips. Gurugram is prone to earthquakes and I will remember your tips.

  5. Raksha N says: July 19, 2020 at 11:08 am

    Oh wow, very interesting article to read. Yes we have always talked about earthquakes and the impact they have on our planet. But we have never talked about what steps to take when we are in between an earthquake. Really nice, I definitely did learn something new.

  6. Subhashish Mandal says: July 19, 2020 at 9:20 am

    This is of utmost importance and so many of us don’t know the fundamentals that we can do to stay safe and be prepared . Well documented and only being prepared counts

  7. Sundeep says: July 18, 2020 at 1:03 pm

    When it comes to earthquakes, there are so many simple things we can do to make our-self safer. And you mentioned above these useful and important tips. Thanks for sharing

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