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Flood Safety Tips

A flood is an overflow of a large amount of water beyond its normal limits, especially over what is normally dry land. Some floods can occur suddenly and recede quickly. Others take days or even months to build and discharge. When … Continued

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Landslide Safety Tips

A landslide refers to a downhill movement of mud, rocks, soil, and other debris. It can be slow and capable of causing gradual damage or fast and capable of quickly destroying anything in its path. A majority of landslides are … Continued

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Earthquake Safety Tips

Experiencing an Earthquake? Check out these survival tips: General Tips: Drop down; take cover under a desk or table and hold on. Stay indoors until the shaking stops and you’re sure it’s safe to exit. Stay away from bookcases or … Continued

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Road Safety Tips

The National Road Safety Council has revealed that at least 183 Jamaicans have been killed in road accidents since the start of 2016. While there are many factors that contribute to road accidents, adhering to some common road safety tips … Continued

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Physical Activity Guide and Toolkit for the Workplace

Physical Activity at the Workplace Workplaces will experience many cost benefits when they invest in physical activity programmes for their staff. Research has shown that the benefits that the individual employee receives will be reflected in increased productivity, reduced absenteeism and reduced … Continued

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Christmas Spending Tips

Cutting down on holiday spending, doesn’t have to mean cutting down on holiday fun. Here are 10 ways to plan a fun holiday without breaking the bank: 1. Create a Budget Create a solid spending plan. Review your finances and … Continued

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Frequently Asked Questions: Ebola Virus Disease

Download Frequently Asked Questions: Ebola Virus Disease PDF  1. What is Ebola virus disease? Ebola virus disease (formerly known as Ebola haemorrhagic fever) is a severe, often fatal illness, with a death rate of up to 90%. The illness affects … Continued

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Frequently Asked Questions: Chikungunya

1. What is Chikungunya? Chikungunya fever is an emerging mosquito-borne disease caused by an alphavirus, Chikungunya virus. The disease is transmitted by the bite of an Aedes aegypti or Aedes albopictus mosquito. CHIKV is spread when the female Aedes mosquito … Continued

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CHIKUNGUNYA (CHIK) Fact Sheet

The disease Chikungunya is a viral disease spread by mosquitoes that causes fever and severe joint pains. It is spread to humans by the bite of an infected mosquito. The mosquito Aedes aegypti mosquitoes spread or pass on the chikungunya virus. This type of mosquito also spreads … Continued

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Christmas Safety Tips

Christmas is a very magical time of the year. The lights, decorations and treats for the young and young at heart. However there are many hazards that lurk beneath the merriment. Here is a checklist of hazards to keep in … Continued

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Cancer Prevention Tips

Stop smoking. If you smoke, quit. If you don’t smoke, don’t start. Smoking is linked to several types of cancer – not just lung cancer. Quitting now will reduce your risk of cancer in the future.

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Back to School Tips

Compare prices i.e. the supplier versus have them made by a dressmaker or tailor. Purchasing ready-made may be more convenient but not always economical.

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General Health and Safety Tips

Encourage your child to have a reasonable expectation for each day, bearing in mind their ability. Teach him something or say something positive about his school everyday.

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Safety Tips: Rape

Think! Keep using your mind to think of alternative actions for escape.

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Hurricane Tips

Trim trees with branches near to buildings or electrical lines. Also pick fruits off trees as these can be carried by the wind and cause further damage.

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