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Coping Hurricane Typhoon
Hurricane do/ do not:
Your Life and Health is PRECIOUS!
• Have emergency supplies of food, water, medications, first aid kit, self-charging torch Radio
• Have full gas tank of the vehicles
• Keep Important documents in a safe place and take copies with you
• Evacuate when told by officials
• Ignore Warnings
• Be impulsive to go outside to check
• Deny the Reality of severity
• Brag about your coping skills ...Read more
Gastro/Colds/Skin: Gastro, colds, respiratory illness and skin infection are common. Deadly, uncommon diseases like cholera and typhoid are not likely to become an epidemic following a hurricane in the United States. Diseases such as this are not commonly found in the United States and are therefore not likely to be found after a hurricane. http://www.symptomfind.com/health/infectious-disease-after-a-hurricane/ ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Are shrimp, crabs, and oysters safe to eat after a hurricane or typhoon, as the storm might have stirred up all the sediment?
Tap water after Hurr:
• Hurricanes, especially if accompanied by a tidal surge or flooding, can overwhelm municipal water treatment plants and contaminate your water supply.
• Do not drink Cloudy water from your faucets
• Please contact Local Health Departments whether the tap water is safe for drinking after a Hurricane or Typhoon.
Your Health is Precious! ...Read more
Hurricanes: The more severe the hurricanes the more you have to try and leave for a different place. Not always possible! If it is really bad the Police and Fire Departments will try as much as possible to find somewhere to stay. It has been tough but my understanding is that things are getting better - albeit slowly.. I certainly hope that is the case. We will all think of you and hope all goes OK! ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Is normal for hurricanes to cause pain in crps or rsd patients? And what can we do for relief without adding meds?
•Make sure your home meets Building Codes for withstanding hurricanes, and they have storm shutters.
• Brace your Garage door
• Have Hurricane clips for the roof
• Secure your windows and doors.
• Trim trees next to house.
• Have non-perishable food
• Have proper tools, supplies, and first aid kit, batteries, and radio
• Update your Insurances.
• Know all evacuation routes and Shelter ...Read more
• Express Gratitude to the Creator for being alive and being with your family
• Return home only when it is safe.
• Watch out for debris and downed power lines.
• Avoid walking or driving through flood waters
• Check the leaking roof, plumbing, electricity, and the appliances.
• Put a tarp on damaged roof
• Check damage to personal property
• Express your feelings about various losses
• Stay calm ...Read more
Plan well ahead: Create a hurricane evacuation plan with members of your household. You should also practice your evacuation plan. Find out about your community’s hurricane response plan. Plan routes to local shelters, register family members with special medical needs. Remember to make plans for your pets. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Natural disasters: can have devastating effects emotionally, spiritually, financially and physically. We were hit by Ivan and Katrina & they rocked us to our core. Allow yourself to grieve your losses. Express your emotions. Find a support system. This type of event can sometimes bring communities together. Consider seeing spiritual adviser. If you get emotionally stuck - consider working with a therapist. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
26% of fatal candle fires occur during the loss of electrical power.
• Use Pillar candles and container candles ,or
• Candles enclosed within glass globes
• Place candles on a stable surface in a fire resistant holder that is at least 12 inches away from anything flammable, including upholstered furniture and window drapes.
• Avoid moving a burning candle during a power outage if possible. ...Read more
I lost my contact case and it's midnight and raining like baby hurricane out side what do do with the lens'?
I would: check the weather bureau to see the path of the hurricane and see how strong it is. If it is like hurricane Matthews, try to evacuate immediately otherwise f for any reasons you cannot, make sure you have candles , food, water, first aid and get your home as secure as possible. You still need to find a way out where there is maximum security. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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