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Carot Village Mayaro
Yellow pages hotel.
CROWN POINT-Furnished cabana
adjoining Storebay. Reduced. Au-
TOCO FURNISHED 4 bedroom,
pool, recreation room. Available
for long and short term rentals.
760-3187/ 620-2418. Like us on
Facebook; Carpe Diem Beach
MAYARO- EXECUTIVE, pool, wed-
ding venue. 474-4379.
MAYARO, FRONTIN Rd, beach-
front. 5 bedroom, security. 327-
MAYARO BEACH House 6 bed-
rooms a/c. 733-1685/ 730-6467
GASPAREE ISLAND- private
fenced house on water, private
jetty, good fishing, TV, a/c, fully
furnished. All appliances.
DDI WEEKEND Vacation Ho me
$3000.00, Fri -- Sun!. Lisa 475-4679
AMOCO AREA Mayaro House.
1 BEACHFRONT, Mayaro. 4 bed-
rooms- A/c. 682-4584.
!MAYARO 3 Bedrooms, Furnished,
Air-conditioned. 716-3702 or 360-
SAN JUAN/ Tunapuna- Excellent
Condition, AC, Wifi, New facilities,
Own T&B, Shared facilities, $1500-
$1800 (website:dcapartmentstt. -
com) 735-5689/ 735-8628
Rooms 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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