? Here are some tips for your safety in the event of an earthquake
It is advised to remain calm and avoid screaming and panicking when feeling anxiousby the earthquake As there is a sound that precedes the movement earthquake part of a second, and therefore maintaining calm is enough to take the right reactions
In the case of being at home, it is recommended to hide under a table, bed, or desk, or in an area far from windows, glass doors, and mirrors, or move to a corridor or an internal wall, and protect the head and face with a pillow or blanket, and make sure that all sources of fire are extinguished, and do not attempt to use elevators.
It is always advised to take care of children and reassure them, whether at home or anywhere else.
In the event of being in open places, it is recommended to go to an area far from trees, power lines, or buildings that are prone to falling, and lie down on the ground and cover the head and neck.
If you are inside a moving car, it is advised to stop quickly in a place far from buildings, stay in the car, and avoid standing under or over bridges or entering tunnels.
? After the occurrence of the earthquake and its end, make sure of the following:
- If you notice that your house is in a bad structural condition and may collapse, try to escape from it with extreme caution and avoid the ceiling wall falling on you while you are escaping.
- Be psychologically prepared for subsequent earthquakes and do not be surprised by their occurrence.
- Make sure that the electrical connections and gas connections are valid before you use any kind of fire in the house.
- Remember that jerks Subsequent tremors may cause parts of the buildings affected by the main earthquake to fall, so be sure to remove the rubble and parts that may fall due to subsequent tremors, and avoid passing in front of such rubble.