(1) If you are at homec
Keep calm and protect yourself covering your head with futon. If you were using any sources of fire, turn them off when shaking calm down. If a fire starts, put it out with a fire extinguisher quickly and calmly. Actuate electric breaker.
(A) Ensure your safety first.
Fix furniture and home appliance that could not fall over or move around.
(B) If you feel tremores, check all fire sources, extinguish all flames and close all gas taps. Turn off the breaker.
(C) Do not rush outside.
(D) Open windows and doors to secure an exit.
(E) Be careful for shattered glass.
Keep flashlight and slippers nearby for electric failure
(F) Evacuate on foot
(2) If you are outside...
Beware of falling or collapsed objects. Be away from a concrete or stone wall, a cliff, and a riverside. Walk along a wide street. Evacuate to a safe building nearby to avoid falling glass shards if you are in inner city.
(3) If you are in an underground city...
Do not panic; cover yourself behind a wall or a post. Underground cities are resistant to earthquakes, but blackout or fire may cause chaos. Follow attendants' instructions. You should reach an exit as long as you walk along a wall.
(4) If you are in a department store or a theater...
Do not rush to an exit. Follow attendants' instructions and act calmly
(5) If you are on a train or a bus...
Prepare against a crash halt. It may be dangerous to rush outside immediately from an emergency exit. Do not panic, follow crews' instructions calmly.
(6) If you are in an elevator...
Hit all floors and get off at the nearest floor. If the elevator is caught between floors, call an emergency center using emergency telephone and wait for the rescue. The most important thing is to calm down.
(7) Preparations on a routine basis
(A) Participate in emergency drills to learn how to behave in an emergency.
(B) Hold family meetings on disaster prevention. Make sure the location of emergency supplies and check evacuation areas, sites and routes.
(C) Check and reinforce the earthquake-resistance of the building (e.g. posts, a foundation, roofing tiles).
(D) Reinforce concrete and stone walls to prevent from collapsing.
(E) Anchor furniture to prevent from falling down.
(F) Install a fire extinguisher.
(G) Have emergency supplies ready. Stockpile of food and drinking water
(8) Disaster prevention activities of the city (town)
The city (town) establishes the disaster management office when a serious disaster breaks out or is predicted. The disaster management office is organized with the mayor as a general manager and municipal officers and volunteer firemen as staff. It works for emergency measure to secure citizens' lives, property and safety.
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