When the Haiti earthquake struck in January, the incident was a wake-up call to the rest of the world, and we encouraged readers to prepare an earthquake emergency kit. Last week, a devastatingly large earthquake hit Chile — an 8.8 magnitude that has left near 1,000 dead. Today, we’re asking you the same question we did less than two months ago:
Are you ready yet?
We really want to stress the importance of having an emergency kit ready. If anything, this last earthquake proves that a disaster can happen at any given point in time. Take a look at the following resources to help prepare you for a possible earthquake emergency.
2. Uses of LED Lanterns in Emergency Situations — This article will give you an idea regarding the versatility of LED lanterns.
3. The following three articles are produced by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), a branch of Homeland Security:
Use these resources to educate and motivate yourself to prepare for a disaster like an earthquake. Don’t wait until it’s too late.