There are several safety tips for prepare for the before and at the time of earthquake are as given below
- If your area is high alert for earthquake then make a list of emergency contact of family members and close friends. Every family member save their emergency contact number so you contacts friends and family member at the time of emergency. Save the number of fire, ambulance, police and local disaster management unit in your local area for quick help in your area.
- When you built a house then follows the steps to protect from earthquakes. Remove all the loose items which are easily fall on you and injured your family members with the help of professionals. If you buying a home then make sure that it fulfill with the seismic provisions of your local building code for the safety during earthquake. You also keep the fire extinguisher in an easily searchable place.
- At the time of earthquake, it can trap people in their homes for several days depend upon the intensity of the earthquake. You should also save water for drink, bath and many more activities for several days for each family member. You can also buy some other essential things prefer to your family such as vegetables, fruits, milk, biscuits and many more things for several days
- You should also examine life insurance and medical insurance for each family member. At the time of insurance, provides money by insurance company in the emergency conditions. Thus you can again build again a new house for our family members. Medical insurance helps your family member in the treatment of injuries in private hospitals at the time of emergency.
- Before earthquake, you should store the important documents in safe place or also save them online such as passports, birth certificates, Aadhar card, High or Inter mark sheets, voter ID, driving license and many more. You also make photocopies of their documents so if the document is lost then photo copy is used in the work
- If you have jewelry in your house thus creates a locker in the bank and store it safely. After earthquake sold the jewelry for maintenance of the house and other many more works.
- You should give information tips to the family members such as at the time of earthquake, first of all run outside and if you are not going outside then sit below the table so that bricks, cement and many more things does not harm you. If you are in upper floor don’t uses lift and use stairs at the time of earthquake.
- You also have a first aid box so in emergency condition or in injuries during earthquake quick medication provide to the patient.
- If your area are of less prone earthquake area but power cuts at the time of earthquake then charge the battery if you have an inverter and emergency light for urgent power supply. You also charge the mobiles for emergency contact with close friends and family member.