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In this article, we will discuss the emergency supplies needed during earthquakes.
An earthquake may be defined as the sudden shock of the earth that emits the energy in the earth’s lithosphere causing the formation of seismic waves.
The earthquake can be caused due to volcanic eruption, moving of tectonic plates, formation of the cave in a small area, or due to explosions. It is determined with the help of a seismograph by Seismometers and is measured on the Richter Magnitude Scale.
Emergency Supplies Needed During Earthquakes
The emergency supplies needed during earthquakes are as follows:
|1. Fire extinguisher||Used to put out a small fire|
|2. Medications||Used to cure, halt, or prevent disease|
|3. Crescent and pipe wrenches||Used to turn off gas and water supplies.|
|4. First-aid kit||Used to treat minor injuries|
|5. Flashlights||Used as a light source|
|6. Portable radio||Used to listen to songs, news, etc.|
|7. Battery||Used in radio, flashlight, etc.|
|8. Heavy-duty Plastic Bags||Used for waste disposal.|
|9. Canned and packaged foods||Used to fulfill the hunger.|
|10. Camp stove||Used to cook food on outdoors.|
|11. Purification Tablets||Used to purify dirty water.|
|12. Water||Used to remove thirstiness.|
|13. Phone||Used to make phone calls.|
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