7 tips to prepare for an earthquake

Are you well prepared in case of an earthquake? Here are 7 tips to help you prepare for such an event.

1) Keep at least a 72 hour water supply in your emergency kit.

2) Keep crank or battery-powered flashlights and a radio handy.

3) Fix securely to the wall your furniture and appliances.

4) Secure lights fixtures and suspended ceilings.

5) Keep your car's gas tank at least a quarter full.

6) Participate in the GREAT SHAKEOUT and practice the 3 things to do in case of an earthquake: DROP, COVER, HOLD ON.

7) Talk to your insurance representative to learn more about what is covered by your insurance policy..

The Great Quebec Shakeout

On October 17, 2019 at 10:17 a.m., the next Great Shakeout drill will take place in Quebec. This is another way to get prepared for an earthquake. Visit the event’s website for all the information: www.grandesecousse.org (in French only).


Be prepared.
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