The Los Angeles Fire Department wants to prepare you for 13 federally identified threats to Los Angeles, which include the following: Earthquakes, Fires. The Los Angeles Fire Department encourages the reproduction and In the event of a major earthquake or disaster, freeways and surface. With Southern California deeply seated in “earthquake country,” the Los Angeles County Fire Department urges you and your family to always.

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Just a Girl” in Las Vegas. Do not touch or go near downed power lines. Notify me of new comments via email. Be prepared to move with your shelter if the shaking shifts it around. Check house, roof and chimney, if it is safe to do so. Breakable items can be secured to shelves with museum wax, which is designed to grip without harming the wood.

April 2, at 3: It is one of the safest places to be during an earthquake. Put together an earthquake supply kit with essentials, such as blankets, first aid kit, fire extinguisher, extra cash and change, portable radio and other supplies for cooking, sanitation and comfort.

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Do not use cell phones or landlines unless it is for a medical, fire or public safety emergency. March 28, at 9: Donna Schwartz Mills says: To find your local battalion and inquire about becoming trained yourself, look up your fire station number at the City Hall website, then locate the right CERT group on the earthqhake at their website.


Locate and learn how to shut off valves for water, gas and electricity. Keep streets clear for emergency vehicles. After the Northridge earthquake, power was lost in some neighborhoods for several days, and the water supply was disrupted. She offers five steps to disaster-preparedness:.

According to Earthquake Country, rescue workers around the world agree that these simple procedures save lives:. March 28, at 7: Carefully open closets and cupboards as objects have probably shifted. The Earthquake Store More Info. California Volunteers Disaster Preparedness Resources: Download and share these helpful tips: Appliance straps and other items are available online and in local hardware stores.

Fires, floods and mudslides are just a few additional catastrophic events that caused our governors to declare states of emergency 27 times from Prepare to Be Self-Sufficient.

Wear closed-toe shoes, if near debris. You may need to strap or bolt all of these items to your walls: Keep Your Hallway Clear. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Begin by developing a family emergency plan. Read on for a rundown. erthquake

Half Page pdf 8. Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: From wine battles and craft brews to vegan cheese and LA eats, there’s plenty to explore and enjoy if you’re hungry for something new. July 30, at County of Los Angeles. Southland residents know very well how brutal Mother Nature can be, and not only because California is earthquake country.


After the Shaking… Ladf prepared for aftershocks.

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When safe, continue to follow your disaster plan. Hold on to your shelter until the shaking stops. We crunched the numbers to find the top outlets in Santa Ana, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to earthauake your cravings.

Be prepared to move along with your shelter, if the shaking shifts it around. Check for fires and hazards. Do not use your vehicle, except for an emergency. Clean up spilled medicine, flammable liquids, bleaches and chemicals. Here are a few tips on how to stay safe and prepared for the aftermath of a major earthquake.

Avoid danger spots near windows, hanging objects, pafd or tall furniture. Get to know this Santa Ana neighborhood by browsing its most popular local lafr, from a neighborhood tavern to a Mediterranean eatery. COVER your head and neck and your entire body if possible under a sturdy table or desk. Attractive section of content.

Scientist believe that on average, a massive earthquake occurs south of the San Gabriel Mountains about every years. Check for damaged utilities.

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