earthquakes

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  • Immediate and Long-Term Responses of an Earthquake
    • Immediate Responses
      • Rescue people trapped by collapsed buildings and to treat injured people
      • Recover dead bodies and to prevent the spread of disease
      • Put out any fires
      • Set up temporary shelters for people whose homes have been destroyed
      • Provide temporary supplies of food, water, electricity, gas and communication systems
    • Long-Term Responses
      • Re-house people who lost their homes
      • Repair buildings,roads, railways and bridges
      • Reconnect houses to gas, electricity, water and communication systems
      • Improve buildings regulations so they are more resistant to damage caused by and earthquake
      • set up initiatives to help economic recovery

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