As a country with frequent rainfalls, different parts of Malaysia have experienced flash floods and water overflows that cause various inconveniences or even tragic incidents.
If you are staying in a flood-prone area, here are some necessary precautionary tips for you to ensure your safety and wellbeing during the wet season:
|1. Contact your insurer or insurance provider as soon as possible to report losses due to |
2. Arrange an alternative accommodation and if necessary, begin the process of restoring your home.
|3. Remove the muds and other debris, check your gas and electricity. Remove any damaged |
fixtures/fitting and furniture. Never touch a downed electrical wire. Call the power company
|4. Practice good personal hygiene and wash your hands often. Wear waterproof boots and gloves |
to keep the flood water from touching your skin.
|5. Food safety: Do not take any food that might have been in contact with flood water.|
|6. Water safety: Do not use the tap water directly for drinking, cooking or bathing after the flood. |
Boil the water and add water purifying tablets.
Source: www.starproperty.my - What to do if you live in a flood-prone area?
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