Sunday, April 25, 2010 2:49 AM By Suman

We every people were living in this huge ball call Earth. Know one knows about feature what time what will happened.This earth is shaking of the ground it may be this other of breaking and shifting of land and rocks part of earth and this word is known as Earthquakes.It may be occurred any day time or on night time, at any point during the year depends on its severity,an earthquake can damage huge amount of property and death. So we should know how to prepare an earthquake and what do during and after earthquake is happens or occurred.

Earthquake don't kill people directly. Instead, many death and injuries by falling objects and the collapse of buildings, bridges, and many more structures. During earthquake major danger is fire resulting from broken gas and current power line another danger.


Preparation
First you identify where the hazards in your home. It is better to kept your heavey objects at low heights. Keep in your mine that where to turn off your gas, electricity line
s and water,in case they become damaged. Check to make sure any chimneys are stable.

During Earthquake
1.Step 1
stay where you are inside or outside from home or in moving car and duck and cover.If you are in office then underneath a table or desk, or stand in a corner or just under a doorway and cover your neck and head with your arms.

2.Step 2
If your at home during an earthquake try to get into an free place from buildings, wall, signs, tree and current power lines.


3.Step 3
Drop, cover, and hold on! Move only a few steps to a nearby safe place. Most injured persons in earthquakes move more than five feet during the shaking. It is very dangerous to try to leave a building during an earthquake because objects can fall on you. Many fatalities occur when people run outside of buildings, only to be killed by falling debris from collapsing walls.

4.Step 4

Stay away from doors and windows.Doors and Windows can shatter with such force that you can be injured several feet away.

5.Step 5

If you are in a mountainous area or near unstable slopes or cliffs, be alert for falling rocks and other debris that could be loosened by the earthquake. Landslides commonly happen after earthquakes.

After Earthquake

1.Step 1
Check yourself and nearby people for injury,
You will be better able to care for others if you are not injured or if you have received first aid for your injuries.

2Step 2
Protect yourself from further danger by putting on long pants, a long-sleeved shirt, sturdy shoes, and work gloves. This will protect you from further injury by broken objects.Turn on your radio or T.V for emergency instructions, reduce the use of phone lines it may be required for conveying some important messages.

3.Step 3
After you have taken care of yourself, help injured or trapped persons. If you have it in your area, base emergency, then give first aid when appropriate. Don't try to move seriously injured people unless they are in immediate danger of further injury.