What’s the first thing you do after an earthquake? Open your earthquake preparedness kit or open your smartphone and update Facebook?

The truth is, even though we live in an active seismic zone, only 20% of Vancouver residents are prepared for an earthquake. But an easy way of getting ready is to make or have an earthquake preparedness kit in you home and place of work.

Earthquake Preparedness Kit

Each family member should have a grab-and-go kit at work and home and it should be kept by the front door. According to The City of Vancouver, your kit should contain: