Category Archives: Emergency preparedness

Important things to observe during the rainy season

Water Make sure drinking water is from a safe source. When in doubt, boil water for 2 minutes or longer, or chlorinate drinking water to make it safe. Food Food should be well-cooked. Leftovers should be covered and kept away from household pests. Food waste should be disposed of properly. Clothing Keep yourself dry and…

WHAT TO DO DURING TYPHOONS OR HEAVY RAINS

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Typhoons and heavy rains may cause flooding which, in turn, can potentially increase the transmission of communicable diseases. These include water-borne diseases (e.g., typhoid fever, cholera, leptospirosis, and hepatitis A); and vector-borne diseases (e.g., malaria, dengue). Climate change affects the increase in the intensity of typhoons. Water Make sure drinking water is from a safe…

Earthquake Safety Tips

Survival Tips from Earthquake

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Emergency Preparedness Tips

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Disaster Preparedness Kit

The following items will come in handy during typhoon and other natural calamities. It should last for 72 hours (the maximum period for disaster victims to wait for rescuers to come to their aid.) These are; Dry clothes Non-perishable goods Food for children Important documents Medicine Flash lights Batteries and Radios You can also check…