You can never tell when there will be an earthquake, but you canreduce or avoid damage, injuries or loss of life by preparingyourself. As a licensed child care provider, you already do many things thatprepare you for an earthquake. You have a fire extinguisher andthe beginning of an emergency and disaster plan. A few otherthings will help you even more to prepare for an earthquake. Having a good emergency plan assures parents, and it benefits youdirectly because your home and family are prepared, too.