Provincial Disaster Management Authority Government of Punjab has issued the public awareness message in the matter of to ensure precautions to safeguard lives and properties.
Striving to safeguard your life and properties
- Keep roof drains clean to avoid water accumulation on roofs
- Don’t swim or bathe in rivers or flood drains in rainy season
- Don’t throw garbage in flood drains or sewers
- Keep roofs clean, get them repaired and ensure proper drainage
- Follow necessary precautions to avoid waterborne diseases
- Keep children away from electrical wires and poles
- Stay informed about weather updates
- In rainy season, shift your residence and valuables from basements to upper stories
- Don’t touch soaked electrical instruments or broken wires lying on ground
- People living in low lying areas near rivers, flood drains and canals must shift to safer places during rainy season
Note: Residents of hilly areas must take special precautions to stay safe during flash flooding.
In case of emergency, Call PMDA’s Help line 1129 or contact your respective DC office