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Guardian www.guardian.co.tt Monday, October 17, 2016
ABRAHAM SELMA passed
away on 7th October, 2016.
Daughter of the late Cornelius
Whiskey and Iris Abraham.
Mother of Kern and Kadisha
Duncan. Sister of Allison, An-
toinette, Cornelius Jnr. (de-
ceased), Kenneth, Vaught, Ali-
cia and Marvin. Niece of Elsa
Daniel, Tekla Mottley and
Martha Douglas. Aunt of Na-
toya, Nikita, Akil, Sade,
Dwayne, Kyma, Naraljah,
Shaquane and Kadeem.
Great Aunt of many. Friend
of Marilyn Peters-Simon,
Pamela, Alva, Bertram Scott
and others. Funeral at 10.00
a.m. on Tuesday 18th Octo-
ber, 2016 at St. Margaret s
Anglican Church, Belmont
thence to the Tunapuna Pub-
lic Cemetery. For enquiries,
call C&B 625-1170 or visit
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Better be ready
Contact the Red Cross: Headquarters - 627-8215/8128, Northern branch - 627-8214, Southern branch - 652-2024, Tobago branch - 639-2781
Source: The T&T Red Cross Society
Natural disasters can strike any-
time, anywhere. There are simple
steps you can take to help protect
your family from a natural disaster.
Call your Emergency Management Office and the
Red Cross for further details.
Find out which disasters could occur in your area
and how to prepare.
Ask how you would be warned of an emergency.
Learn your communities' evacuation routes.
Ask where your nearest emergency shelters are
Ask about any special assistance for the elderly or
Ask about the plans in place at work, schools or day
care centres as well.
Meet with household members. Discuss with chil-
dren the dangers of fire, severe weather, earth-
quakes and other emergencies.
Discuss how to respond to each disaster that could
Draw a floor plan of your home. Mark two escape
routes from each room. Practise an emergency
evacuation drill at least two times a year.
Learn how to turn off your water, gas and electricity
at the main switches.
Discuss what to do about power outages and per-
Post emergency numbers near telephones:
ODPM (Trinidad) - 640-1285/8905/8653/800-ODPM
ODPM (Tobago) - 660-7489/7686 Fax: 660-7657
Police - 999
Fire Services - 990
Coast Guard - 634-4440/4532/4554
Defence Force - 634-4532
Ambulance Service (EHS) - 624-4343
EMA - 628-8042
T&TEC - 625-1296/1774
TSTT - 6611
National Gas - 800-4427
Nearest health facility
Teach children how and when to call 999, Police and
Fire Services and how to make long distance calls.
Instruct household members to turn to the radio for
Pick one out-of-the-area-relative and one local
friend or relative for family members to call or meet
at if separated by a disaster.
Create an Emergency Plan:
Take a basic First Aid course and CPR class.
Make a list of valuables. Keep family records in a
waterproof and fireproof container.
Prepare a disaster supply list:
- Plastic sheeting and duct tape
- Canned goods, non-perishable foods and a non-elec-
tric can opener
- Drinking water
- Any special dietary food if required
- Identification, cash, valuable papers, insurance poli-
cies and photos
- Battery-operated radio with extra batteries
- Personal hygiene items
- Disposable utensils
- Infant-care items
- Flashlight and extra batteries
- Easy carrying container (bag) for all items.
Prepare a First Aid Kit:
- Prescription medications, betadine solution, gauze
bandages, adhesive tape, sterile pads, band aids, tri-
angular bandages, safety scissors, non-prescription
medication, sun screen, insect repellent, non-latex
gloves, absorbent compress 5x9 dressing, adhesive
bandages (assorted sizes), antiseptic wipes, antibiotic
ointment packets, etc.
Prepare an Emergency Car Kit:
Battery powered radio (with extra batteries), flash-
light (with extra batteries), sleeping bags or blankets,
first-aid kit and manual, bottled water, non-perishable
high energy foods such as granola bars, raisins and
peanut butter, booster cables, a fire extinguisher,
maps, shovel, tyre repair kit and pump and flares.
Are you ready for a
T&T Red Cross Society
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