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ST.

LOUISE DE MARILLAC SCHOOL OF MIAGAO


Member: St. Louise de Marillac Educational System of the Daughters of the Charity
Miagao, Iloilo

Typhoon Preparedness in the Philippines BEFORE TYPHOON IN


ST. LOUISE DE MARILLAC SCHOOL OF MIAGAO Keep yourself updated with the help of various media
Member: St. Louise de Marillac Educational System of the Daughters of the Charity PHILIPPINES platforms, it is next to impossible to not be updated of
Miagao, Iloilo
Store ample amount of ready-to-eat foods and the supposed typhoon’s movement.
water. Make sure that the foods and water that you
will store is adequate enough for you and your
Cyclone mitigation encompasses family and will last for few days. Inspect and clean up your house especially your
drainage system.
the actions and planning taken
before a tropical cyclone strikes to Always have your emergency kits with you. Your
mitigate damage and injury from emergency kits may include first-aid supplies,
the storm. Knowledge of tropical candles, flashlights, life vests and battery-operated
cyclone impacts on an area help radio.
plan for future possibilities.
If you see signs of water rising, better turn off the
Preparedness may involve
main sources of electricity. Do keep your electric-
DURING TYPHOON IN
preparations made by individuals powered items stored in higher areas and refrain PHILIPPINES
as well as centralized efforts by from using them during flood.
governments or other If no advice to evacuate was announced, then
organizations. better stay inside your house. Keep yourself calm
If you are told to evacuate , calmly comply.
ST. LOUISE DE MARILLAC SCHOOL OF MIAGAO
and postpone any scheduled travels.
Member: St. Louise de Marillac Educational System of the Daughters of the Charity
Miagao, Iloilo
Do not wade along flooded areas to keep yourself
Keep on monitoring the typhoon’s movement
from contacting water-borne diseases. If it is
through your television, radio or the internet.
inevitable, wear protective gears such as raincoats
Safety pays, carelessness slays; don't let and boots to protect yourself.
foolishness number your days.
AFTER TYPHOON IN
PHILIPPINES
To be or not to be; that's the gamble you take
when you don't practice safety. Watch out for live wires or any electrical Monitor and update yourself with the progress of the
outlet that may be submerged in water. typhoon through radio, television or the internet (should
this be accessible).

Clean up. Dispose things that may be a


ground for mosquitoes to breed. Such stuff If your house was one of the heavily damaged, make sure
may include tires, cans or pots. that you heed to the advice of the authorities regarding its
safety and stability. Just be safe in inspecting your house
and avoid scattered debris.
HANDANG-HANDA!!! MABUHAY Boil water before drinking as they may be
contaminated.