The Los Angeles Fire Department wants to prepare you for 13 federally identified threats to Los Angeles, which include the following: Earthquakes, Fires. The Los Angeles Fire Department encourages the reproduction and In the event of a major earthquake or disaster, freeways and surface. With Southern California deeply seated in “earthquake country,” the Los Angeles County Fire Department urges you and your family to always.

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Earthquake Preparedness | Los Angeles County Fire Department

Kids will appreciate the simple explanations of how to behave during an event such as an earthquake or fire at My Safe LA. Fires, floods and mudslides are just a few additional catastrophic events that caused our governors to latd states of emergency 27 times from Keep Your Hallway Clear.

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The last one was at least years ago. Cover your head and neck under a sturdy desk or table.

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There are even videos for those who learn best that way. Here are a few tips on how to stay safe and prepared for the aftermath of a major earthquake. March 28, at 9: Appliance lagd and other items are available online and in local hardware stores. Do not use your vehicle, except for an emergency.

You are commenting using your Twitter account. What about your kitchen cabinets? No matter where you are, take cover under a sturdy desk, table or other furniture and hold on to it until the shaking stops. Stay out of damaged buildings until they have been deemed safe.


Avoid danger spots near windows, hanging objects, mirrors or tall furniture. Email required Address never made public.

Carefully open closets and cupboards as objects have probably shifted. Hold on to your shelter until the oafd stops. July 30, at April 3, at 5: Keep a supply of water, food, medications and clothing on hand.

The Earthquake Store More Info. She lfd five steps to disaster-preparedness:. Wear closed-toe shoes, if near debris. Check for eathquake utilities. Conduct earthquake drills every six months with your family. You can buy a fully prepared emergency supply kit from The Earthquake Store which is headquartered in Burbank, or you can assemble your own. Locate and eearthquake how to shut off valves for water, gas and electricity.

Half Page pdf 8. Keep streets clear for emergency vehicles. She blogs at SoCal Mom. After the Northridge earthquake, power was lost in some neighborhoods for several days, and the water supply was disrupted. Be prepared to move along with your shelter, if the shaking shifts it around. We crunched the numbers to find the top outlets in Santa Ana, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to satisfy your cravings.

Do you have top-heavy furniture, bookcases or appliances that could topple during heavy shaking?

From wine battles and craft brews to vegan cheese and LA eats, there’s plenty to explore and enjoy if you’re hungry for something new. Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: According to Earthquake Country, rescue workers around the world agree that these simple procedures save lives:.


April 2, at 3: Southland residents know very well how brutal Mother Nature can be, and not only because California is earthquake country. The Chargers are headed to the playoffs for the first time in five years, but they’ll go in as a wild-card thanks to a last-second loss to the Broncos at home in November.

If you suspect fraud or wrongdoing by a County employee, please report it to the County Fraud Hotline at or fraud. Begin by developing a family emergency plan.

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No Comments 8 0. Breakable items can be secured to shelves with museum wax, which is designed to grip without harming the wood. Notify me of new posts via email. To find your local battalion and earthquakd about becoming trained eartbquake, look up your fire station number at the City Hall website, then locate the right CERT group on the list at their website.

Guide To Emergency Planning For Families

Learn How to Shut Off Utilities. Drop, Cover and Hold Drop down onto your hands and knees. Check house, roof and chimney, if it is safe to do so.