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Lesson Two Predict, Prevent, Prepare Alice & Rainbow
Main Menu Earthquake forecasts. Japan & China How to prevent property damage. What kind of house is the safest? Precautions against earthquakes. Your houses, yourselves & family.
Can earthquakes be forecasted?
________ keep their feet on the ground rather than roost on a pole or branch, which they normally do at night. Chickens
__________ come out of the ground. Snakes
_____ bark a lot, even normally quiet ones. Dogs
Before the Hanshin earthquake in Japan, there were reports of large schools of ________ swimming near the surface of water. fish
_______________ were reported to be noisy and flying in unusual patterns before the quake. Crows & pigeons
________ are often reported to appear confused before quakes and allow themselves to be caught by hand easily. Mice
_____ have been observed trying to bite one another before earthquakes. Pigs
What kind of building material is best to withstand the power of earthquakes? (A)Stone (B)Cement (C)Steel (D)Wood
What kind of building material is best to withstand the power of earthquakes? (A)Stone (B)Cement (C)SteelSteel (D)Wood
(1) How do you prepare your houses? Regularly check and reinforce your homes. Place heavy objects in low positions. Attach bookcases and cabinets to walls. Fasten doors.
(2) How do you prepare your yourselves? Have supplies of water and food at home and at work. Prepare an earthquake survival kit.
An Earthquake Survival Kit If you can only take seven items in your earthquake survival kit, what will you take? Answers
Personal Survival Kit A radio A flashlight Extra batteries A first-aid kit A shovel A tent Warm clothing Go to Experts
Experts also suggest …. A fire extinguisher A wrench Heavy shoes A cooking source
A killer earthquake happens. Luckily you survive, but you do not see anyone around. How do you contact your family? (3) How do you prepare your family?
Earthquake Emergency Plans Agree on a meeting point several miles away from the area. Find a news center: Have all the family members call (to check in with) someone who lives more than a hundred miles away.