Cyclone
#Phailin
Preparing for cyclone. #CyclonePhailin
Some tips
for preparing for the coming Cyclone-steps
to be taken before, during and after the
cyclone along with informati...
BEFORE THE CYCLONE
• Listen to your radio (ensure you have spare batteries)
• Check your Emergency Kit is ready and nearby...
DURING THE CYCLONE
• Continue to listen to your battery-powered radio for
all warnings and advice
• Stay safe inside and k...
AFTER A CYCLONE
• Stay inside until officially advised on
the radio that the cyclone has passed
• Stay well clear of falle...
Emergency kit checklist
• Battery-operated radio and spare batteries
• Torch and spare batteries
• Candles, lighter and ma...
Stay safe..
And thanks for sharing ..
By Archana Kulshrestha
@archana13
[Inspired by precious info on the web]
Cyclone #phailin : Preparing for Cyclone phailin..
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Cyclone #phailin : Preparing for Cyclone phailin..

  1. 1. Cyclone #Phailin Preparing for cyclone. #CyclonePhailin
  2. 2. Some tips for preparing for the coming Cyclone-steps to be taken before, during and after the cyclone along with information about Emergency tool kit and emergency numbers..
  3. 3. BEFORE THE CYCLONE • Listen to your radio (ensure you have spare batteries) • Check your Emergency Kit is ready and nearby • Tie down or pack away all outdoor items and furniture • Cover windows/doors with timber sheeting, or tape across the glass with masking tape and close all doors • Make sure your vehicle is full of fuel and park undercover if possible • Store drinking water • Place important documents and valuables in plastic bags or other waterproof containers and put in a safe place • Turn off and unplug all non-essential electrical equipment
  4. 4. DURING THE CYCLONE • Continue to listen to your battery-powered radio for all warnings and advice • Stay safe inside and keep yourself and your family calm • Shelter in the strongest part of the building, this is often the bathroom, toilet or hallway • Mattresses and blankets may protect you • Beware of the calm eye/centre of the cyclone – stay inside!
  5. 5. AFTER A CYCLONE • Stay inside until officially advised on the radio that the cyclone has passed • Stay well clear of fallen lines! Always assume that fallen powerlines are ‘live’ • Stay out of floodwaters
  6. 6. Emergency kit checklist • Battery-operated radio and spare batteries • Torch and spare batteries • Candles, lighter and matches • Cell phone with charger • Water in sealed containers (10L per person) • Non-perishable food – enough for 3-4 days • Portable gas stove with fuel • Medication • Toiletry and sanitary supplies • Swiss knife • First aid kit • Utensils • Change of clothes and strong shoes • Special need items for infants, the elderly and people with disabilities • Cash money (ATMs may not be available) • Personal documents (insurance certificates, photographs etc.) • Strong plastic bags (for clothing and valuables etc.) • Emergency phone numbers
  7. 7. Stay safe.. And thanks for sharing .. By Archana Kulshrestha @archana13 [Inspired by precious info on the web]

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