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ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS  Observe the surroundings and know if a fire is

 BEFORE starting.
 Environmental Awareness came from
 Know if your place is through or near an “active fault”.
environmentalism. Environmentalism is an ideology
 Make sure that your place is strong enough to avoid it
that evokes the necessity preserve the natural TRIVIAS ABOT EARTHQUAKE AND
to collapse when earthquake happens.
world from its anthropogenic ( caused by humans )  If one is working in a building or any establishment, one TSUNAMIS
afflictions. should know the strong parts of it like the places near
the elevator shafts or the table that is concrete  EARTHQUAKE
enough to be a hide out.
FACTS ABOUT EARTHQUAKES AND  Learn how to use fire extinguisher, first aid kits,
 Scientist can locate the epicenter of an earthquake
alarms, and learn the safest exit from the building.
TSUNAMIS  Prepare an earthquake survival kit that includes by studying different speeds of seismic waves.
flashlights, first aid kit, bottled water, and ready to  The largest recorded quake in the world was a
 Earthquake refers to the shaking of the Earth as a magnitude 9.5 in Chile on May 22, 1960
eat and a gas mask.
result of the breaking or shifting of the rocks of the  Faults were first recognized as the source of
tectonic plates.  DURING earthquake in 1855
 An average earthquake lasts about around a minute.
 Tsunami is a series of ocean waves caused by an  If one is inside a building, stay under a table to avoid  Earthquakes kill approximately 8,000 people each
underwater earthquake, landslide, or volcanic falling objects from the debris, and wait until the year and have caused an estimated 13 million deaths
eruption. quake stops. in the past 4,000 years.
 Stay tuned to a radio to know what to do.
 If one is outdoors, stay away from buildings and get to
a safer lace like a field.  TSUNAMI
IMPORTANT PROTOCOL AND GUIDES  Don’t stay in a building that has lots of glasses to avoid
getting hurt.
 About 80% of tsunamis happen within the Pacific
 AFTER Ocean’s “Ring of Fire”
 “ The key to successful planning against calamity is
readiness “  The first wave of a tsunami is usually not the
 Find the nearest exit to a building or any
strongest, successive waves get bigger and stronger.
 Tsunamis can travel at speeds of about 500 miles or
 Help others as long as they can to avoid numbers of
805 kilometers an hour, almost as fast as a jet plane.
injured people.
 Tsunami means “harbor waves” in Japanese ( tsu =
 If one is already outside the building, don’t go back
harbor + nmi = wave )..
and try to save others because aftershocks may
 Tsunamis retains their energy, meaning they can
travel across entire oceans with limited energy loss.
 Listen to the radio to know what to do when the
earthquake stops.