Preparedness For Natural Disasters To Stay Safe At Home

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By definition, a natural disaster is an event that is caused by the natural forces of the earth and results in great damage and possibly loss of life. Each year, the earth experiences natural disasters. When natural disasters occur in heavily populated areas, a lot of people may lose their lives. A recent example is the Italian earthquake of 2016, where over 200 people died. The deadliest of all earthquakes happened in 1556 in China, where approximately 830,000 people lost their lives.

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Being one of the most unpredictable and sudden form of disasters, the natural disasters can cause an extreme level of damage in terms of life and property. Analysis of the natural disasters for the last twenty years states that over 600,000 deaths have been caused by these disasters.

The percentage in which these disasters have taken place in the past is as follows:

  • Flood - 47%
  • Storm - 30%
  • Earthquake - 11%
  • Landslide - 6%

Roughly 350 weather-related catastrophes were recorded each year between 2005 and 2017. The five countries hit the hardest were the United States, China, India, Philippines and Indonesia, according to the report.

Whatever these catastrophes have taken can never be returned but some really simple ways have been devised to ensure that the people can remain safe in their homes at least if the intensity of the catastrophe is not too high.

The infographic created by Keys90 briefly summarizes about the disasters but clearly mentions the necessary preparations that need to be made to ensure safety even when a disaster strikes. Mentioning clearly the percentages of the disasters the infographic is a means to highlight the necessary steps that can be taken for people to remain safe in their homes.

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Summarizing the Infographic:

With three points mentioned for each disaster – flood, storm, earthquake, landslide, the infographic is a complete summary of the preparedness measures. These measures are inclusive of the immediate actions that need to be taken, the precaution measures to be taken when building the home, or when the news of a weather condition reaches you. The idea however is to ensure complete safety of the inmates of the house.

About Keys90

Keys90 is a real estate agency having physical presence in major locations of Jaipur and Gurgaon, other than online web presence. The website allows for people to sell, buy and rent out properties at affordable rates. The best part of the business of Keys90 is the physical presence which is unlike other real estate agencies functioning here.

This infographic by Keys90 is an endeavor to highlight the necessary measures that need to be taken to have a comfortable stay within the house even during any of these four disasters mentioned in the infographic. The preparedness isn’t restricted for any particular area but for all, so if you know you’re living in any of the areas that are prone to any such disaster you know exactly what you need to do to remain safe within your property.

However, the property owners and residents need to understand that the level of preparedness might vary according to the intensity of the disaster and the time of occurrence, which clearly specifies the necessary measures be taken well in time.

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