Alphanation Combat Fighter Review


Also, despite the potential damage that can be caused by a major quake, less than 20% of California homeowners have earthquake insurance. Some believe that if their home made it through the last big quake, it will survive the next. However, according to a Los Angeles Times article, "some respected earthquake researchers are themselves spending money on earthquake retrofitting rather than paying for insurance coverage." Earthquake retrofitting makes a structure more resistive to seismic activity. Techniques include house bolting and various structural enhancements for added security and stability. A retrofitting can not only minimize earthquake damage, it makes the building safer for occupants.

If you are at home when the floodwaters arrive, don't panic; here are specific guidelines to help you deal with the watery deluge: If the power hasn't been knocked out, turn the TV on and monitor the situation through your local news channel. Your radio is also your best friend when it comes to receiving updates from a local flood watch. Has there been an announcement of a possible flash flood? If the answer is yes, seek higher ground immediately. If you have a second floor or third flood, just go upstairs after securing the first floor. Do not stay in the first floor if a flash flood is imminent! In the event that flooding is imminent and you still have time, move all your patio furniture inside the house. If your house has a second or third floor, move electronic gadgets, large appliances, and other essentials upstairs.

Do this only if you have sufficient time; if not, simply elevate these items on tables, chairs, and even your kitchen counters. You can always fix your first floor after the flood. The important thing here is you will be keeping most of your expensive personal possessions safe during the flood, while you seek higher ground for yourself. Water and electricity should be turned off in the event of a flood. Unplug all of your electrical appliances, including small items such as radios and fans. In the event that some of your appliances have become submerged in floodwater, and you were unable to unplug them, don't touch them while they are still submerged in water. It is actually dangerous to walk through moving floodwaters, so if you have to do it, make sure that the water is no more than five inches deep. Six inches of moving floodwater (with mud and debris) is enough to topple even fit people.




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Earthquakes occur on a regular basis in Alphanation Combat Fighter   California. Over 100 faults in the state produce thousands of quakes each year. The largest fault is the San Andreas Fault, which runs for hundreds of miles up and down California. Discovered by a UC Berkeley geology professor in 1895, the San Andreas Fault has been responsible for large quakes (above 6.0) occurring in Monterey County approximately every 22 years. The last large quake hit the area in 2004. In a 2006 earthquake study, geophysicist Yuri Fialko concluded that San Andreas Fault stress levels have again increased, and that the fault is ready for the next "big one," an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.0 or higher.

Fialko also noted that large quakes have not occurred in the southern part of the fault (San Bernardino, Riverside and Imperial counties) for over 300 years. The last large quake in Los Angeles County was the magnitude 6.7 Northridge earthquake in 1994, which caused over 60 fatalities, 8,700 injuries, and the structural failure of buildings, parking structures and freeways. Most Californians are aware of the possible dangers of a large quake, such as ground movement and displacement, flooding and fire. Many state residents have participated in earthquake preparedness programs to increase their chances of survival when the big one finally hits. However, it was found in a 2010 California Earthquake Preparedness Survey, that "Californians in high risk areas are not getting ready in proportion to the differential risks they face."

 

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