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1. Food


1.1.1. Keep 3-days worth of non-perishable food for each member of the household, including pets What foods to choose? Food |

1.1.2. In the event of an earthquake, eat perishable food first

1.2. Food and Water Concerns|Earthquakes

1.2.1. keep foods that meet dietary restrictions of family & support pets & babies

1.2.2. avoid salty & spicy foods

1.2.3. plan on having 3 days of food ready

1.2.4. keep foods away from petroleum products in storage

1.2.5. make sure to regularly check & replace food

1.2.6. discard cooked, unrefrigerated foods after 2 hours

1.2.7. never cook with charcol indoors

1.3. Keep Food and Water Safe After a Disaster|Natural Disasters and Severe Weather

1.3.1. throw away perishable foods that have lost refrigeration due to power loss after 4+ hours w/o power

1.3.2. throw away food with an unusual color, odor, or texture

1.3.3. throw away food not in packages

1.3.4. throw away bulging or leaking cans

1.3.5. keep refrigerator closed as much as possible to keep food safe

1.3.6. infants use ready to eat formula if possible use bottles water to prepare formula if needed do not use treated water without contacting authorities first

2. Water

2.1. "Living On Shaky Ground"

2.1.1. Drink Water from ice cubes

2.1.2. Drink Water from canned vegetables

2.1.3. Drink Water from water heater WATER HEATER

2.2. Earthquake Country Alliance: Welcome to Earthquake Country!

2.2.1. Store enough water to last atleast 3 days and preferrably 2 weeks.

2.2.2. 1 Gallon/Person/day

2.3. Food and Water Concerns|Earthquakes

2.3.1. store water in plastic bottles w/ tight fitting lids (not milk or juice containers because they can easily break) WATER BARREL?

2.3.2. change stored water every 6 months

2.3.3. do not store near pesticides, chemicals, or in direct sunlight

2.3.4. drink water from toilet tank (use bowl water for pets) TOILET TANK

2.3.5. use water from pools for personal hygiene or cleaning

2.3.6. caffeinated drinks dehydrate the body

2.3.7. boil water before drinking if seal has been broken on water bottles

2.4. Filtering water? Iodine? Wheres this info?

3. Shelter


3.1.1. Building Collapse Text "SHELTER + your zip code" to 43362 (4FEMA) to find the nearest shelter check local news for shelter locations


3.2.1. Building Collapse Have a tent ready TENT


3.3.1. After an Earthquake, check for damages Fires Put out small fires at your house or in your neighborhooed Gas Leaks Use a wrench to turn off your gas valve Damaged electrical wiring Turn off electricity at breaker until damage is repaired Downed Power Lines STAY AWAY Broken lights and appliances Unplug these so they don't start fires Damaged masonry Stay away from damaged chimneys and brick walls. Do not use damaged chimneys as they can start fires or allow poisonous gasses into your home

3.4. Earthquake Preparedness - Communicate and Recover

3.4.1. if you leave the area, tell a neighbor and your out-of-area contact where you are going

3.4.2. do not go to a shelter unless it is absolutely necessary, if it is safe to stay in your home, do so

3.4.3. once you return home check for water damage have gas turned back on contact insurance agency check electric devices for damage locate & replace (if needed) important documents contact FEMA to find out about financial assistance

3.5. After a Disaster | USAGov

3.5.1. Returning home after a disaster Wait to return home until officials have declared it to be safe Before you enter check for hazards like loose power lines, gas leaks, or structural damage. When cleaning up, notice and be careful disgarding hazardous materials like asbestos

3.6. What are the signs of dangerous structural damage?

3.7. Sleeping in your car

3.7.1. How to Sleep in Your Car Use the engine to heat the car Create the barrier between you and the cold windows If there are others in the car, snuggle for body heat.

4. Sanitation

4.1. Waste Disposal After a Disaster

4.1.1. Composting Toilet

4.1.2. Build A Latrine At least 50 ft away from all water sources 5 ft deep Once full, dig another latrine and use the soil to cover up the hole from the old latrine

4.2. PHLUSH |

4.2.1. ~Emergencey Toilet System~ ~Nine Actions You can Take~ ~Make a twin bucket toilet~

5. Community Communication


5.1.1. Be in communication Turn on your portable or car radio for information and safety advisories. Call your out-of-area contact, tell them your status, then stay off the phone. Emergency responders need to use the phone lines for life-saving communications. Check on the condition of your neighbors

5.2. The Startup Kit to Organize your Neighborhood Disaster Group

5.2.1. Phase 1: Encourage neighbors (and you too!) to prepare their households for an earthquake Call a meeting! Put flyers at doorstep of each house. Link contains more resources for this first meeting Get group contact / emergency skill information

5.2.2. Phase 2: Encourage neighbors (and you too!) to take courses offered by the city in first aid, fire suppression, search and rescue, or other related emergency skills At the first meeting, and after, find emergency classes all around Portland and send them to your neighbors.

5.2.3. Phase 3: Train the neighborhood how to respond together to a disaster Call a second meeting, make a neighborhood safety box at a central, easily accessible location. What should be in your neighborhood safety box?

6. Safety / First Aid

6.1. Earthquake Safety

6.1.1. Check yourself for injury before helping others

6.1.2. emotional recovery: Recovering Emotionally 24/7 counseling service 1-800-985-5990 pay attention to children especially & recognize signs of distress limit exposure to sights & sounds of destruction eat healthy get adequate sleep

6.2. Emergency Supplies for Earthquake Preparedness|Earthquakes

6.2.1. make a first aid kit

6.2.2. assemble a home survival kit

6.2.3. create a car survival kit

6.2.4. make a work survival kit

6.3. The Disaster Prep Handbook

6.3.1. What to do during the quake? In a car? Stay in your car Move to the shoulder if possible Avoid power lines and large buildings If you are under an overpass, try to move from underneath it. In a building? Stay Indoors Avoid heavy standing objects move away from glass doors and windows that can shatter Duck, Cover, and Hold On. If standing in a doorway, be wary of the door slamming shut If you are in a bed, stay there and cover your head. Outdoors? If possible, Duck, Cover, and Hold. Move away from brick walls, power lines, trees, chimneys, etc. In a wheelchair? Stay in the chair Move to a safe place away from glass, tall bookcases, etc. Lock the wheels and cover your head.

6.3.2. Plans for the Elderly and Disabled Securely anchor medical equipment, heavy appliance, book cases or other items that may fall over Place heavy objects on low shelves Move beds away from windows Tell your neighbors if you have mobility limitations and make arrangements for someone to chekc on you If you are blind: Keep an extra cane at home and at work, after an earthquake your seeing eye dog may be injured or tooo frightened to help you. Keep walking aids near you at all times, and have extras around the house if possible. Place a security light in each room. Have a whistle to signal for help If you use battery-operated equipment, store extra batteries and replace them annually. If your life support equipment requires electricity, buy an emergency generator If you wear glasses, keep an extra pair with your emergency supplies Keep at least one week's supply of medication in emergency supply kit.