School Emergency Earthquake Kit Complete Guide For Disaster Survival
Your school emergency earthquake kit will be based on your plan, begin with analyzing possible threats or disasters at your school like tornadoes, earthquake, intruder on site or gunfire in the area. I’ve listed below all types of emergency supplies that your school should have.
Why should one turn off gas and electricity supply after an earthquakeYou have probably heard that you should turn off the gas after an earthquake. This is because of the strong ground movement and it may damage your pipelines and cause a leak. And a gas leak undetected will find an ignition source. This will lead to explosion and fire. How to find gas leaks If [...]
1994 Northridge Earthquake: A Reminder To Get Prepared
KMIR News visited our warehouse the other day to talk about the 1994 Northridge Earthquake 24th year anniversary, and what I remembered of the disaster. It was January 17, 1994 at 4:31 a.m when a 6.7 magnitude earthquake shook Southern California, killing 57 people, injuring more than 9,000, and causing widespread damage. I can still […]
5 Minute Earthquake Preparation that you can do today: Securing bookcases and shelves
Earthquake preparation is more than just gathering supplies. Another aspect to preparedness is the mitigation of hazards in the home. By anchoring large pieces of furniture, you can minimize damage to your property (furnishings) and more importantly, remove the threat of injury to your family. There are so many things that you can do for […]
Earthquakes in Salton Sea Increases Risk For Major Quake
With over 140 earthquakes in Salton Sea has been recorded ranging from magnitude 1.4 to 4.3 which increases the risk of a bigger earthquake in San Andreas Fault.