NCERT class 5 EVS chapter 14 teaches children about natural calamities and its different types. The chapter also explains about the help extended by hospitals, community help, relief organisations, etc. to calamity stricken areas. The Bhuj earthquake which occurred in the year 2001, is discussed with reference to damages that can during an earthquake and the ways to look for help in case of an earthquake. It is important for students to know where to look for help in times of natural disasters because it will help them to save lives.
This NCERT Solutions contains questions such as –
Think, if there were an earthquake where you live, would your house be in danger? What kind of damage could take place?
Why do you think one should go under a table during an earthquake?
These are a few questions from the class 5 EVS chapter 14. If you wish to know more, view the solutions below: