Preparations of the Family
Make family earthquake protection plans.
Get foods and drinks ready according to the requirements of the government and relevant departments.
w Inspect and annul the potential dangers at home and reinforce the dwellings.
w Inspect and reinforce the dwelling place.
w Look at the houses of the family to see if there is any place
against earthquakes resisting. Get familiar with the surroundings.
w See how is the quality of the house. Has it been out of repair for a long time? Houses in disadvantageous conditions must be reinforced. Retreat the houses that
can not be reinforced.
w Is the structure of the house beneficial to resist
earthquakes? Inner walls and heavy ornaments should be removed.
Place furniture and objects in a rational order
w Take down the objects hanging on the wall to prevent them
from injuring people after falling down.
w Put toxic and flammable objects in safe place.
w Tidy up the household so that the door and the corridors are accessible.
w Fix tall furniture and prevent them from falling down and hurting
w When place the objects in order, place the light ones above and heavy ones in the lower part. Objects such as flower basins in the terrace must be taken away.
w Make rooms in firm furniture, so that people can hide in them when an earthquake happens. Strengthen the beds.
Get necessary things ready for the earthquake in a bag.
w Put the bag in a place within your reach.
Practice an anti-earthquake exercise.
w Practice how to "keep away from earthquake within a minute" and practice how to disperse people.