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Emergency preparedness

  1. 1. Mr. Uday Pal(PGT Computer) School Name: Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya, Viveknagar India, Mob: 09862210405, sbiuday@gmail.com 1
  2. 2.  Types of disasters  Warning Systems  Actions to take  Emergency Kits  Communications Plan  Insurance 2 2
  3. 3. 3  City of Edmonton Emergency Operation Centre is ready 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to co-ordinate the City’s emergency response to a disaster. 3
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  6. 6.  Be aware of the potential hazards in your community  Learn the Warning Systems in your area: 6 6
  7. 7.  English  French  Spanish  Hindi  Punjabi  Chinese  Vietnamese  Arabic 7 7
  8. 8. 8 ALBERTA 1-CALL is the free and easy way to avoid damaging gas, electric and other utility lines that could be buried as close as a few inches underground. 8
  9. 9.  Listen to the local radio or TV and follow instructions.  Shut off utilities if instructed to do so.  Take your evacuation kit.  Ensure your pets are cared for.  Lock up your home.  Register at the Reception Centre. 9 9
  10. 10.  Go inside.  Close all windows and doors.  Turn off furnace and exhaust fans.  Listen to the local radio or TV for further instructions. Keep phone lines free.  If odour is strong, seal an inside room with wet towels at the base of the door.  Breathe through a damp towel to filter air. 10 10
  11. 11.  Summer storms can bring heavy rain, high winds, hail, intense lightning and even tornadoes, all of which can damage property and threaten lives. 11 11
  12. 12.  Winter storms bring the dangers of high winds, extremely low temperatures and heavy snowfall or freezing rain. If caught in a blizzard, seek shelter and wait out the storm. 12 12
  13. 13.  Caused by rainfall intensity and duration.  Go to higher ground.  Listen to the local radio.  Avoid already flooded areas and fast flowing water. 13 13
  14. 14.  Wash hands often.  Cover coughs and sneezes with tissues. Cough into your sleeve.  Stay away from others as much as possible when sick.  Stay home from work and school if you become sick.  Get an annual flu shot.  Get plenty of rest and strive to stay healthy with proper nutrition and exercise. 14 14
  15. 15.  Leave immediately if you smell natural gas inside a building. 15 15
  16. 16.  Always assume that downed lines are energized. Keep back a minimum of 10 metres (33 feet) from the wires or anything in contact with the wires.  Warn others in the area of the danger. 16 16
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  18. 18.  Ready-to-eat and high-energy foods for 3 days  Manual can opener  Bottled water  Extra prescription medications  Baby supplies, special needs items  Lanterns, flashlights, lightsticks  Battery-operated radios, batteries  Alternate heat sources  Extra warm clothing and blankets  Cash  First aid kit 18 18
  19. 19.  Flashlight  Flares or reflective triangle  First aid kit  Basic tools including a shovel  Extra clothing including hats and gloves  Booster cables  Sand or kitty litter  Ice scraper and brush  Blanket  Non-perishable high energy food  Water  Small candle in a tin can, waterproof matches 19 19
  20. 20.  Food and water for three days  Disposable litter trays  Litter or paper towels  Feeding dishes  Extra leash  Pet’s blanket  Photo of your pet 20 20
  21. 21.  Home insurance  Tenant insurance  Student insurance for living in residence 21 21
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