Earthquakes are a common occurrence, rumbling below Earth's surface thousands of times every day. It’s a new name for a new geologic epoch—one defined by our own massive impact on the planet. The National Geographic Society aims to be an international leader for global conservation and environmental sustainability. Living in earthquake country we always need tips for before, during and after an Earthquake. As many of you know my dog Toby and I volunteer with the SPCA’s Animal Assisted Therapy program.
This post is about the other aspects of earthquake preparedness – how to prepare your house as well as what to do when a temblor hits and what to do when the ground stops shaking.
Store poisons such as pesticides and herbicides, as well as flammable liquids, on bottoms shelves of latched cabinets. Identify safe places in each room (under sturdy furniture, against inside walls, away from glass). Have disaster supplies on hand (flashlight and extra batteries, battery operated radio, fist aid kit with manual, emergency food and drinking water, non electric can opener, cash, sturdy shoes).
Take cover beneath a sturdy piece of furniture or against an indoor wall away from glass that might break. The greatest danger exists directly outside buildings, at exits and alongside exterior walls.
The behavior of pets may change after an earthquake, and they may become aggressive or defensive. Pets may not be allowed in emergency shelters, so prepare an emergency supply that includes a several day supply of dry pet food and a large water container. There are a lot of moving parts to being prepared and as far as I am concerned we can’t review them enough. This entry was posted in Education, Family, Off Topic Tuesday, Toby and tagged and after an earthquake., during, Tips for Disaster Preparation, Tips for Earthquake Preparation, What to do before on April 23, 2013 by Shari. Watching the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy we residents of earthquake country know we are not immune from natural disaster. If you have more money than time, buy an assembled earthquake kit.  I made my own but in researching this post I found that a lot of people like the Earthquake Supply Center in San Rafael. Get ready.  You may even sleep better at night knowing you have a stash of batteries, water, and instant coffee. This entry was posted in Education, Family, Off Topic Tuesday and tagged Earthquake Kit, Tips for Disaster Preparation, Tips for Earthquake Preparation on November 6, 2012 by Shari.

BCN provides specialized waterproofing services that ensure maximum protection of structures against water intrusion and excessive moisture. About usBCN Group was founded by a team of construction industry veterans to bring over a century of experience, leadership, innovation and success to your service. After a moderately strong earthquake shook the San Francisco Bay area early Sunday morning, Northern Californians fear the threat of more, possibly devastating, tremors.
According to CBS News San Francisco, 170 people in the Napa Valley were injured and historic buildings were damaged as the earthquake hit.
Following the earthquake, nearly 100 aftershocks were recorded, making it the largest to hit the Bay Area since the 6.9 magnitude Loma Prieta quake nearly 25 years ago. Emergency response officials also said preparedness is crucial in dealing with an earthquake.
However, though California has seen an unusually high number of earthquakes in 2014 compared to the average in 1979, experts say it could just be a statistical anomaly.
As far as when the "Big One" will occur on the San Andreas fault (the last one occurred in 1857), experts say there is no indication it will happen anytime soon, as Sunday's earthquake was not on that same line. However, because "moderate-sized, potentially damaging earthquakes could occur in California at any time," Rep.
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This post has nothing to do with any deal.  It is part of the “Off Topic Tuesday” series and is about earthquake preparedness. The students were delighted to see Toby and he was delighted to be the center of attention. If you smell gas, turn off the gas and do not use electrical devices (including telephones). If you don’t have an automatic shut off valve, attach a wrench (use a wire) to your gas valve. They sell a wide assortment of preassembled emergency supply kits.There are also a number of online sources for premade kits and supplies. BCN will serve your waterproofing project with the same quality that has been enjoyed by clients such as LAX, US Coast Guard, and many others.
BCN Group strives to continue the tradition of trust and excellence established by its founders. Gas lines and water mains across Napa, Sonoma and Solano counties were also ruptured, leading to multiple fires and loss of electricity across the area, causing Gov. The child was airlifted to another hospital for specialist care after being severely injured when a fireplace collapsed.

The word was spelled out on the blackboard in very large block letters: P-R-O-C-R-A-S-T-I-N-A-T-I-O-N. In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy I wrote a post about disaster preparedness and called it the procrastinator’s guide with a nod towards self actualization. Most earthquake-related casualties result from collapsing walls, flying glass, and falling objects.
Start by getting the essentials — water, flashlights, batteries, and non-perishable food.
This way I know where the gear is and if we have to camp in Golden Gate Park (ugh) we are ready to roll.
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However the teacher was still working on his lesson so we stood in the back of the classroom while he finished. Not necessary but, my kit also has a jar of instant espresso coffee and chocolate.Check the expiration dates on the food items at least once a year (when we re-set the clocks from daylight savings time) and refresh your stock. Stergiadis on the occasion of his completing 25 years as a full professor at the Aristotle Univ. International Conference on Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation (IPIN), Guimarães, Portugal, 21-23 September 2011. Joint International Symposium on Deformation Monitoring (JISDM), Hong Kong, China, 2-4 November 2011.
For details on earthquake kits check out the prior post.  And to all the procrastinators (ahem, me) make or update your earthquake kit.
3rd National Conference of Urban Planning and Regional Development, Volos, September 27-30, 2012.(in greek). Fields of Applications and Perspectives, Conference "The Surveying Engineer towards the year 2000. A Synoptic Overview of their Categories and of the (Existing or Prospect) Services Provided by Geodesy.
7th International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies in Agriculture, Food and Environment (HAICTA 2015), pp. Pan-Hellenic Conference on Digital Cultural Heritage-2015, 24 - 26 September 2015, Volos (in Greek).

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