Earthquake Preparedness Checklist
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House Preparedness for an Earthquake
Move large heavy objects to lower shelves.
Hang pictures and mirrors away from sofas and chairs.
Fasten shelves and bookcases securely.
Brace overhead light fixtures.
Store flammable liquids in containers with tight-fitting lids.
Learn how to turn off gas, water, and electricity.
Develop an emergency evacuation plan.
Conduct practice earthquake drills.
Health and Hygiene Supplies
Prescription medication - at least one week's supply.
Toilet paper and Paper towels.
Pre-moistened hand wipes - pre-moistened baby wipes.
Toiletries - toothpaste, deodorant, soap.
Feminine hygiene supplies.
A list of family physicians, important medical information, and the style and a serial number of medical devices such as pacemakers.
Earthquake Preparedness Kit
Water: One gallon of water per person per day for at least three days
Non-perishable food: At least a three-day supply of non-perishable food, such as canned goods, protein bars, and dried fruits
First Aid Kit: A basic first aid kit that includes bandages, gauze, antiseptic, and any necessary medications
Flashlights and extra batteries: In case of power outages, it's important to have a flashlight and extra batteries on hand
Emergency radio: A battery-powered or hand-crank radio to stay informed about the situation
Whistle: A whistle to signal for help in case you're trapped or need assistance
Dust masks: To help filter out contaminated air
Plastic sheeting and duct tape: In case of broken windows or damaged walls, you can use these supplies to cover the affected areas and keep debris out
Moist towelettes, garbage bags, and plastic ties: For personal hygiene and waste disposal
Wrench or pliers: To turn off utilities like gas or water if necessary
Cash: Keep some cash on hand in case ATMs are not working or credit card systems are down
Important documents: Copies of important documents such as ID, insurance policies, and medical records in a waterproof container
Extra clothes and blankets: To keep warm in case of prolonged power outages or damage to your home.
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