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Guardian www.guardian.co.tt Monday, July 29, 2013
When time starts without us
Don't think we're far apart
For everytime you think of us
We are right there in your hearts.
In remembrance of our beloved
Better be ready
Are you ready for a
Source: The T&T Red Cross Society
Contact the Red Cross: Headquarters - 627-8215/8128, Northern branch - 627-8214, Southern branch - 652-2024, Tobago branch - 639-2781
Natural disasters can strike anytime, 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.
Create an Emergency Plan:
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
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 electric-
ity 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 website: odpm.gov.tt
ODPM (Tobago) - 660-7489/7686
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 emergency information.
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.
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-electric can opener
- Drinking water
- Any special dietary food if required
- Identification, cash, valuable papers,
insurance policies 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 solu-
tion, gauze bandages, adhesive tape, sterile
pads, band aids, triangular 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),
flashlight (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 extin-
guisher, maps, shovel, tyre repair kit and
pump and flares.
T&T Red Cross Society
DEA H NO ICE ODAY' G ARDIAN
*NEW DEA H
*GRANDER ON: Llo d
FARFAN: Eli abe h "Li " Ann
FARFAN: ELIZABETH "Li "
Ann (nee Ross), 55 ears, lef
o r shores pea ef ll a her
ho e in e i alle on h rs-
da 25 h J l 2013. Wife of
Joseph Do ini Farfan. Mo her
of o Farfan and i onne
Wea herhead and her 5 "dog-
gies." is er of Da id and
Mi hael Ross. In-la of Dianne
Ross, ris illa C nningha Far-
fan, Annabella Johnson and
Gregor Farfan. Mo her-in-la
of Donald Wea herhead and
anessa Marsan. A n o an
and lo ed b all. F neral ser i e
for Li ill be held a 8:30a. .
on esda 30 h J l 2013 a
. An hon 's R.C. Ch r h, e i
alle . In lie of flo ers, a ol-
le ion ill be aken p for i as
Ho se Hospi e. For enq iries,
please on a R. M. de o a
Me orial Chapel Li i ed, 223-
Dea h n ice af e
eg la b ine
h lea e
e-mail la e.dea h @
g a dian.c . .
ALTHEA passed over on July
13th 2013. Daughter of
Yolande and the late Albert
Granderson. Wife of Ronald.
Mother of Ayanna Gillian. Sis-
ter of Dave, Lorraine and
Michael. Sister-in-law of Is-
abella, Margaret, Beverly,
Tony and Michael. Aunt of
Akil, Makeda, Fayola, Aziza,
Mandisa, Nneka, Shani, Troy,
Michele, Marc-Anthony, Tra-
cy, Peter and David. The fu-
neral service will take place at
10:00a.m. on July 31st 2013 at
All Saints Anglican Church,
Marli Street, thence to the
Lapeyrouse Cemetary for in-
terment. For enquiries, please
contact R. M. de Souza
Memorial Chapel Limited,
90 S.M.R., Warrenville.
PRAYAG, GEORGE passed
away peacefully on Wednes-
day 24th July 2013 in Edmon-
ton, Canada. Husband of Lin-
da. Father of Nicole and Sean.
Father-in-law of Troy and Bet-
ty. Grand-father of four (4).
Brother of Jean, Claude and
Monica. Uncle of Fareeda and
Terrance Prayag, Ramona
Tang-Hap and Christopher
Morris. Brother-in-law of Kul-
soom Prayag, Neal & Tyrone
Kowlessar, Vitra Sinanan and
Vidya Lima . Fune ral takes
place on Tuesday 30th July
2013 in Edmonton, Canada. A
Memorial Service will be held
at Susamachar Presbyterian
Church. 5-7 Carib Street, San
Fernando at 6pm on Tuesday
30th July, 2013.
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