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Dec 17, 2013 at 10:19 PM

Conversation Questions: Disaster Preparation

 

Preparations for a Disaster

  • What can you do to prepare in advance for a disaster?
  • How much warning time do people normally have to prepare for typhoons, hurricanes, and earthquakes?
  • How much warning time do people normally have for tsunamis?
  • What sorts of preparations would you make if a typhoon was going to hit your area?
  • Why do people leave when a typhoon is coming?
  • What has your family done in the past to prepare for a disaster?
  • Do you have extra food and water in your house?
  • Do you have an electric generator in your house?
  • What are some essential things you would need in your house in order to be prepared for a disaster?
  • Do you have food and water in your car?
  • How can you help your pet prepare for a disaster?
  • Do you know where the evacuation area is in your area?
  • What should you do if you receive a tornado warning?

During a Disaster

  • What happens during an earthquake? How long does an earthquake usually last?
  • What happens during a tsunami?
  • What happens during a typhoon?
  • How can you prevent injury?
  • Where are some dangerous places to be in your house?
  • Where are some safe places to be in your house?
  • What could you say to someone who is frightened?

Following a Disaster

  • What are some problems people have right after a natural disaster?
  • What are some things you should do as soon as possible? For example,listen to the radio, watch television, check gas and water.
  • How can you get food, water, and ice if the power in your area is off?
  • How can you travel without electricity or gasoline?
  • What are some short-term problems people might have after a disaster?
  • What are some long-term problems people might have after a disaster?
  • What are some health problems that might arise after a disaster?
  • Who should you contact to let them know you are safe?
Last Updated ( Dec 17, 2013 at 10:36 PM )