Basic safety precautions to be taken In Flood.
* Listen to the Radio/TV to latest Wheather Bulletins and Flood warnings. Pass Information to others.
* Make a Family emergency kit which should Include a ;Portable transisters/Radio,torch,Spare batteries,a first aid box with Essential medicines,ORS, Dry food items,Drinking water,matchbox,candles and essential items.
*Keep hurricane Lamp,Ropes,rubber tubes,Umbrella and Bamboo stick in your house.These could be Useful.
* keep your cash ,Jewellery, Valuable, Important documents etc in safe Place.
*If there is food, move along with your family members and cattle to safe areas like relief camps,evaculation centers, elevated grounds where you can take shelters.
*Turn off power and gas connections before Leaving your house.
-> Don't enter into Flood Water ;It could be dangerous.
-> Don't allow Children to play in Or near Flood water.
-> Stay away from sewage line, gutter,draining etc.
-> Be careful snakes; Snakes bites are common during Floods.
-> Stay away from electric pole and fallen power-lines to avoid electrocution.
-> Don't use wet electrical appliances - get them checked before use.
-> Eat freshly cooked and dry food.Always keep your food covered.
-> Use boiled and filtered Drinking water.
-> Keep all drains, gutters, near your house clean.
-> stagnation of water can bread vector/water-bome diseases.in case of sickness,seck medical assistance.
-> use bleaching powder and lime to disinfect surrounding.