Heatwave Action Plan
Do's & Dont's
Heatwave Awareness Official Video APSDMA - 2018
HEAT WAVE ATLAS Over Andhra Pradesh (2010 - 2017).
Do's and Dont's of Heat Wave Poster.
DO’S AND DON’TS OF Heatwave
- Try to stay in cold places.
- Use umbrella during hot days.
- Wear thin loose cotton garments, preferably of white color.
- Wear a hat of cotton or a turban
- Avoid outdoor physical activity from 12 to 3 p.m. if unavoidable attend to only light physical activity under the hot sun.
- Take ample water along with salted butter milk or glucose water.
- Take measures to reduce the room temperature like watering, using window shades, fanning and cross ventilation
- Shift the person with heat stroke symptoms to a cool dwelling.
- The person suffering with heat stroke should have minimum clothing.
- The person suffering with heat stroke has to be sponged with cold water, indirect application of ice packs.
- The person suffering with heat stroke should be kept in between ice blocks
- If the persons affected with heat stroke and are not showing any improvement, he/she should be Shifted to a hospital immediately, preferably with cooling facility.
- Expose to direct sun light or hot breeze.
- Move under hot sun without umbrella.
- Use of black and synthetic, thick clothes during summer season.
- Move under the hot sun without a hat or turban
- Attend to strenuous physical activity under the hot sun.
- Allow direct hot air into the living rooms
- Delay in shifting the person suffering with heat stroke to a cool place.
- The person suffering with heat stroke to have thick clothing.
- The person suffering with heat stroke to be sponged with hot water and to be exposed to hot air.
- Delay in shifting the person affected with heat stroke whenever there is no improvement in his condition