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Getting in the Loop with Earthquake Preparedness

If you live in the Pacific Ring of Fire, you’re probably aware that earthquakes are kind of your disaster thing. Like, if you’re going to experience a disaster, it’ll probably be an earthquake.

That’s why it’s so important to get in the loop with earthquake knowledge and preparedness.

If you live in British Columbia like us, you’ve experienced a few minor quakes recently—each one a helpful reminder of the big one that’s imminent. It can be frightening to think of the destruction a big earthquake might cause, but if you take the time to prepare now, you’re likely to find yourself a lot less frightened. Thankfully, you’re not alone when it comes to preparing!

We’ve got your back, with all kinds of helpful tips on our blog and earthquake supplies like water filters and solar-powered radios… both through our Quake Kit website as well as our sister site: Total Prepare!

What’s more, if you live in British Columbia, there are all kinds of ways that you can be on the alert for earthquakes in the area. Simply tune in on social media to ensure you’re on the cusp of any tremors that are happening. Below are a few social media sites that you may want to follow, to stay prepared:

These are just a few to get you started! If you want to be looped in, in every way possible, consider checking out Red Cross BC, Natural Resources Canada, and Prepared BC—and let us know of any others that you come across in your research!

It really does pay to be prepared, and if you simply commit to getting a little more prepared each week, you’ll get peace of mind without doing anything extreme!

-Content created by Sophie Wooding – Writer, gardener, cyclist and emergency preparedness enthusiast!

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