Be prepared for the big one

Ace Hardware provides earthquake survival kit

Climate change has made the world very vulnerable to disasters. In Metro Manila, residents have been warned about the possibility of a magnitude 7.2 earthquake which puts everyone at risk especially those living in the vicinity of the West Valley Fault.

As they say, there is no substitute for preparation, and ever the helpful place, ACE Hardware offers portable, compact and versatile emergency essentials from which to create your own survival kit.

This durable Outdoor Gear Waterproof Bag with an adjustable shoulder strap can also double as a floating device; During power outages, appliances can be kept running with the Navigator Gasoline Generator that uses unleaded gasoline and has a voltmeter and an oil alarm system to protect the motor

Earthquakes can cause power lines to break down, which can lead to outages. Stay alert and be ready with emergency lights and portable generators that can light up your place. There are also multifunction LED flashlights with radios to keep you abreast with the latest news and emergency updates. The amazing power jump can be used as a battery charger for all mobile devices, a jump starter for your car, and an LED flashlight that is useful in the dark.

This Outdoor Gear Life Kit packed in a waterproof plastic box includes a triangular bandage, paracord, glow stick, a 5-in-1 multifunction whistle and a stainless steel multifunction tool card

Earthquakes may also cause fire so it’s best to store a fire extinguisher in your home. Durable hard hats, emergency flashers, ropes, multi-tools, disaster kits and safety vests can also be lifesavers during an emergency situation. Just in case you may have to relocate, there are also folding mattresses for safe and comfortable sleep in the outdoors.

The Pelican Watertight Protector Case with automatic regulation provides lifetime protection for sensitive and vital equipment from water,
dust sand and impact

Be prepared in the aftermath of an earthquake by making your own survival kit with ACE Hardware’s waterproof bags that float safely if dropped in water. There are also watertight protector cases that provide durable lifetime protection for valuables.

These survival items are available at selected branches of ACE Hardware, ACE Express and ACE Builders stores nationwide. Visit or like their Facebook page at Ace Hardware Philippines or follow on Twitter and Instagram at @acehardware_ph.

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