The National Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management Authority revealed, within its guide to dealing with weather fluctuations, 10 main instructions that must be adhered to before, during and after rain and torrential rains, in the interest of individual safety and the preservation of property.
The 10 commitments consisted in adhering to the specifications and standards approved when building houses until the last stage of their completion, and for periodic inspection of house structures, roofs and external walls to ensure their integrity and to prevent rainwater from leaking into them, in addition to always ensuring that doors and windows are tightly closed and repairing any defect in them. .
Obligations also include staying inside homes or work sites, following radio, television and social media to see developments, being prepared to implement the instructions of the concerned authorities such as the police and civil defense, staying away from low places, heading to high places when on land, during rain, avoiding adventure and taking maximum measures. Degrees of caution and caution, positive dealing with the concerned agencies in the country, and adherence to safety instructions to preserve lives and property.
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The instructions emphasized refraining from going to water places such as valleys and dams, staying away from riverbeds, and places prone to torrential rains, looking at information from official sources, and avoiding circulating or transmitting any information of unknown origin.
The authority stated that when exposed to an emergency situation such as being trapped inside a vehicle, one must act with great awareness and caution, pay attention to flood indicators, avoid driving in dangerous places and around barriers, leave the vehicle if it gets stuck in water quickly, and try to move to a high area and then contact the Civil Defense Department or the police. , when assistance is needed.