4 Know the emergency stairs Know the safest place PROTECTIVE MEASURES BEFORE AN EARTHQUAKEKnow the emergency stairsKnow the safest placePractice routine preparednessturn off water, gas and electricity.Learn to apply first aidLearn to put out fireNote emergency phone numbers
5 WHAT TO DO DURING EARTHQUAKE WHEN INSIDEHide under strong structureCover your head with a pillowStay away from cabinets &windowsUse stairs.Don’t use elevators and escalatorsWHEN OUTSIDEStay away from building, wall , treeFind open areaCover your headWHILE DRIVINGTurn off the engineGet out of the vehicle
6 WHAT SHOULD WE DO AFTER AN EARTHQUAKE Inspect yourself for cuts, wounds or fractures.Apply first aidCheck your surroundings for fire, electricityshortcuts etc.Monitor the situation from radio or T.V.Help others
8 WHAT TO DO DURING A FLOOD PROTECTIVE MEASURES BEFORE A FLOODElevate the furnace, water heater and electric panelInstall check valves in sewer trapsSeal walls in basement with water proofing compoundWHAT TO DO DURING A FLOODListen to radio and T.V.Move to higher groundBEFORE EVACUATINGMove essential items to an upper floorTurn off main switch
9 AFTER THE FLOOD Listen for news to learn whether the community water supply is safe to drinkReturn home only when authorities indicate it safeStay out of any building if surrounded by flood waterService damaged septic tanks, pits etc.Clean and disinfect everything that got wet.
11 WARNING SIGNS OF LANDSLIDES Door or windows stick or jamProgressively leaning treesNew cracksin plaster, tile, bricks foundationThe ground slopes downward in one direction& may begin shifting in that diection underyour feet
12 DURING A LANDSLIDE AFTER A LANDSLIDE Move away from the path of Protect your head if escape isnot possibleAFTER A LANDSLIDEStay away from a landslide areaCheck for injured or trapped person
14 DURING A TSUNAMI AFTER A TSUNAMI Turn on your radio to ;learn if there is a tsunamiMove inland to higher ground immediatelyAFTER A TSUNAMIStay away from flooded and damaged area until officials say it is safe to returnStay away from debris in water
15 WHAT HUMAN ACTIONS CAN INCREASE OUR VULNERABILITY ? Cutting down trees causes mudslides, landslides,Floods, etc.Building homes in high risk placesUnaware of natural disasters
19 GET EMERGENCY KIT READY A first Aid BoxNon Perishable food and drinkClothesFlash LightSpare BatteriesPaper, PencilPortable RadioMatches, CandlesA can openerSoapToilet paperTowelCheck regularly to be sure thatthey work well.Check expiry dates of food anddrinks regularly.