This program is an emergency response program that enhances the knowledge of the people no matter the age, the people should be able to know what causes the earthquake, what to do in a certain situation, and how to be in a safe place. In general people know an earthquake is a natural disaster that can cause a lot of damage, they know it is an earthquake when the ground shakes instensily and sometimes it is not really felt. As we are in a pandemic, this program will provide things that will be done even if it is in a pandemic.
An earthquake is the sudden movements of the ground or plates they call when the plates bump,hit or slide to each other it causes earthquakes. The earth we live in has layers not only that earth contains pieces that are built by a lot of rocks and this is called tectonic plates these plates fit together like puzzle pieces, these pieces slowly move and hit each other but sometimes the epicenters rate gets high that cause earthquakes.
There are 3 types of earthquakes.
The plates are forced on another plate while the earthquakes occur at the moment this can cause another land to overlap the other land. Many hills and mountains can form or form due to this earthquake.
The plates drifted apart during the earthquake, this kind of earthquake gives birth to a new ocean floor.
The plates slip to each other and this is called strike slips, this kind of earthquake can destroy the floor of the earth.
As we discussed the 3 types of earthquakes, people might like an earthquake as it builds new mountains, ocean floors and I might be taken away by that kind of excuse but earthquakes are not always good and beneficial. People should not forget how the earthquake damaged the country's property and the peoples life.for anything so they can survive. People should be aware that people die due to earthquakes, it is common thats why some people that are not that aware of the damage or educated on what he/she should do at that time of disaster he/she might choose a wrong decision that can kill her/him. This program is about saving life and being ready for a certain disaster.As this program is for individual families, people should know how to help and how to take care of the situation when he/she is incharge of a certain person's life. This problem cant be stopped as it is not man made. We can only lessen the damage it will cause by watching and educating the people so they can decide and protect themselves from this disaster.
The reason is because it straddles a number of active earthquake fault lines. Faults allow blocks in the Earth's crust to move relative to each other. These movements may occur rapidly, usually in the form of an earthquake or may occur slowly, in the form of what geologists describe as "creep". Most faults produce repeated displacements over geologic time.
about 20,000 earthquakes happen around the globe each year, or approximately 55 per day. As some earthquakes are not felt, this result of the improvements in communications and the increased interest in natural disasters, the public now learns about earthquakes more quickly than ever before.
here are the magnitude and scale of earthquake
|2.5 or less||Usually not felt, but can be recorded by seismograph.|
|2.5 to 5.4||Often felt but only causes minor damage|
|5.5 to 6.0||Slight damage to buildings and other structures.|
|6.1 to 6.9||May cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.|
|7.0 to 7.9||Major earthquake. Serious damage.|
|8.0 or greater||Great earthquake. Can totally destroy communities near the epicenter.|
|Great||8 or more||Moderate||5 - 5.9|
|Major||7 - 7.9||Light||4 - 4.9|
|Strong||6 - 6.9||Minor||3 -3.9|
Things to be prepared when earthquakes strike
For a healthy, safe and free from germs life, my advice is to always be prepared. As always it’s better to be over prepared than to not be prepared at all.
Food (it is important that you pack food that can last at least 3 days.)
This are the hotlines that can response on the people that needs rescue
The best solution/action to lessen the damage the earthquake can causeis to make the building durable, avoid or lessen building houses in a low area, as it is easily flooded and can be covered by rocks from a landslide.As I say that people should settle in higher areas as it is not easily flooded, what if the high areas are already occupied then what should the other people do? Of course there's no other choice but to be in a lower area, most of the lower area is filled with trees and homeless people may be there and maybe even stray pets.The plan is to build a sewage system after cleaning the waste that causes flooding, a sea defence wall so that the cities that live on the sea side would have a wall protecting them from high tides, drain steel to lessen the clog and to prevent the floods. this ideas are one of the preventions or ideas that can lessen the damage and can help people know the safe areas.