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How to Prepare for Any Disaster

Building an emergency kit

Assemble a kit of essential items such as water, non-perishable food, first aid supplies, and a flashlight.

Staying informed

Stay informed about potential hazards and weather conditions in your area, and have a way to receive emergency alerts and warnings.

Practicing emergency drills

Practice evacuation and emergency response drills with your family to ensure everyone knows what to do in case of an emergency.

Having an emergency fund

Keep some cash and other valuable assets that can be easily converted to cash for an emergency situation.

Identifying safe places

Identify safe places in and around your home, workplace, and school in case you need to take shelter.

Having an emergency contact list

Keep a list of emergency contacts, including family, friends, and emergency services, and make sure everyone in your household has a copy.

Remember that Preparing for a disaster is an ongoing process and it’s important to regularly review and update your plans and supplies.

For emergency (in Quezon City area) call:

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  • Emergency Operations Center: 0916-630-6686; 0961-239-5097
  • Emergency Medical Services/Urban Search and Rescue : 892-843-96 (landline); 0947-884-7498 (Smart); 0927-061-5592 (Globe)