Earthquakes are deadly and dangerous, and are definitely no laughing matter. The 1906 Earthquake in San Francisco destroid people, homes, and valuables. Large waves could crash down upon a city and instantly flood it. Earthquakes also trigger volcanoes and they erupt and reek havoc among millions. Tsunamis are one of the deadliest types of flooding. But of all types of danger in the world, I think that earthquakes are the most terrifying in the. Billions of dollars are thrown away because of earthquakes. Trillions of dollars in property damage are thrown down the drian. But one of those three things lowered down with the right equipment and the right thinking. If you follow the following instructions, not so many lives will be taken.
Before an earthquake strikes you should always have: a pair of shoes by your bed incase glass breaks in your room, an easy accessible flashlight, and you should always have a working smoke alarm. During the week of an earthquake, most likely you will be on your own, so you and your family will need plenty of water for each person to have a gallon of water a day, plenty of food, clothing and medication stored safely. Pool water can be used to bathe and flush portable toilets, but should never be used for drinking, due to salt, acid and other bad chemicals in the water that can cause kidney failure. And a little extra something you could have is a plastic window covering to sheild the glass off your windows so no one gets