Falling objects, toppling furniture and panic present the greatest dangers during an earthquake. When this energy grows stronger than the matter locking the plates together, it is released and has the potential to cause massive damage.Preparing for an EarthquakeBy having an earthquake preparedness plan, you can minimize the damage to your property and belongings, reduce the risk of injuries and fatalities, and shorten the time it takes to recover and restore your life to normal. Secure Your Home for EarthquakesThe shaking and rattling of an earthquake can easily rearrange all of your furniture and decor into a mass of broken, overturned pieces. Although certain states, such as California, are more prone to experience earthquakes than other states are, the fact is that no one is safe from their devastation. In a study conducted by the University of California, Los Angeles, approximately 55 percent of earthquake injuries are caused by falling objects.The easiest way to start is by moving tall and top-heavy furniture away from beds, couches and anywhere people may be sitting, sleeping or otherwise off their feet.


An earthquake may occur anywhere in the United States at any time, and the most effective way to minimize the destruction they can cause is to be prepared and to understand what to do when they occur.Earthquakes are the result of the movement of the tectonic plates and the shifting of enormous masses of matter in and under the earth’s crust.
Avoid placing heavy objects in places where they could easily fall during an earthquake and cause injury or block exits.
Gather Emergency SuppliesEmergency supplies are essential to staying safe and healthy after a major earthquake occurs. Safeguard Important DocumentsTo ease recovery after a major earthquake and to help emergency workers, it makes good sense to safeguard important documents.
When this energy grows stronger than the matter locking the plates together, it is released and has the potential to cause massive damage.Have an Earthquake Preparedness PlanBy having an earthquake preparedness plan, you can minimize the damage to your property and belongings, reduce the risk of injuries and fatalities, and shorten the time it takes to recover and restore your life to normal.


Secure Your Home for EarthquakesThe shaking and rattling of an earthquake can easily rearrange all of your furniture and decor into a mass of broken, overturned pieces.



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