The country was indeed ready for a major earthquake, even a massive not once-in-a-century but once-in-a-millennium monster. Immediately after the earthquake, I saw a video of a group of Japanese in a wildly shaking office with a British-accented voiceover calling what they were doing panic. Your kit should be easily accessible and have enough supplies for you, your family and pets to survive for at least three days. Frostbite signifies scenarios you've seen sturdy & unharmonious signals survival earthquake will, on a low level, fritz your brain all. Chlorine dioxide is the most efficient operational and synthetical effects upon (NORAD) to return to its. In part of the news, we have been receiving posts, questions and other inquiries on how to survive an earthquake specially in Manila where the Marikina Valley Fault System has not moved since 1658. Noting that, please be also aware that the so called "Triangle of Life" method by Doug Copp has been disproved many times by different experts and international bodies around the world. Building height and material were factors affecting survival - persons in buildings that were 7 or more floors high were 35 times as likely to be injured.
If a sturdy desk or furniture is not found, drop beside an inner wall and cover (Inner wall is less likely to topple than outer wal).
In the case of toppling where you pointed out that you can be crushed if you are on the wrong side of a sturdy object when you do TOL, won’t you get crushed all the same when you are holding on to a sturdy table? What to do before, during and after the "Big One." How you can take responsibility now to protect against earthquakes at home, in the workplace and throughout your community. This book is out of print in English but its publisher, Epicenter Press, recently sold the Turkish rights. Store breakable items such as bottled foods, glass, and china in low, closed cabinets which securely latch. Place pictures and mirrors so that they are not close to beds, couches, or where people sit. Perform home repairs on a consistent basis so you aren't prone to leaks or wiring problems. Secure your hot water heater by strapping it to the wall studs and bolting it to the floor. If you have any chemmicals in your home, store them in a secure area on a lower shelf, where the cabinet can be locked.

Away from where glass could shatter around windows, mirrors, pictures, or where heavy bookcases or other heavy furniture could fall over.
In the open, away from buildings, trees, telephone and electrical lines, overpasses, or elevated expressways. Be aware that some earthquakes are actually foreshocks and a larger earthquake might still be on the way.
Regardless of which model you use - you should cover your face and head with your arms to shield it from flying debris. Unless you know a doorway is a load-bearing doorway and is strongly supported, do not use it for a shelter area.
If you have a desk or table, take shelter there and hold on, otherwise, select an interior corner.
Be aware that the electricity may go out or the sprinkler systems or fire alarms may turn on. If you feel an earthquake start, stop your vehicle as quickly as safety permits and stay in the vehicle. Once the shaking as stopped, you can start moving again, but be cautious because there could be damage to roads or bridges.
Never light a match because there is always a possibility of a natural gas line having been broken.
Cover your mouth with a handkerchief or a piece of clothing, preferably a dense cotton weave. Listen to a battery-operated radio, preferably a NOAA radio for the latest emergency information. Just like you hear the airline attendants say on the plane - things may have shifted in overhead bins.
If you notice that any hazardous materials have spilled in your home, clean them up or remove them as quickly as possible. These links will take to you web sites that have maps indicating resent and forecasted activity. I live in earthquake country, so I’ve been told most of my life that I must have an earthquake kit. In preparation, investigate local dangers, whether a refinery, a freight rail line on which toxics roll by, that big earthquake slated to hit New York, a floodplain, or a forest fire, and figure out what to do if the worst happens, since Japan reminds us that sometimes it does.

Crackpots and quacks in internet postings, as well as a popular science writer in Newsweek magazine, predicted imminent earthquakes in California, with no grounds whatsoever, or with distorted scientific data. If you wish to donate to the victims, the Philippine National Red Cross is accepting donations.
A 2009 study reported that the MMDA predicts a 35,000 casualty rate when a magnitude 7 hits Manila. If we look at cases and controls used to measure statistics in the Baguio 1990 quake, we are faced with some grim numbers. Persons in the middle sections or floors of those buildings were 2 times likely to be injured as those on upper or lower floors. Preparing for an earthquake can reduce the dangers of serious injury or loss and increase your changes of survival.
The greatest danger exists directly outside buildings, at exits and alongside exterior walls, due to falling debris. If at all possible, do not stop your car or truck anywhere close to a tree, building, overpass or utility wires. Stay away unless your assistance has been specifically requested by police, fire, or relief organizations.
If you see sparks or broken or frayed wires, or if you smell hot insulation, turn off the electricity at the main fuse box or circuit breaker. Persons staying in buildings of mixed material (glass and cement) were 3 times as likely to be injured than those in wooden structures. If you have to step in water to get to the fuse box or circuit breaker, call an electrician first for advice. The most common causes of which were being hit by falling objects (37%), being crushed or pinned by heavy objects (29%), and falling (7%).

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Rubric: Business Emergency Preparedness


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