Natural Disasters/Very Warm Temperature

Introduction edit

In instances where temperatures rise to very high levels, it is critical that you find some way to keep cool. Heatstroke can kill.

Mitigation edit

  • Stay in an air conditioned location.[1][2]
  • Drink water to counter fluids lost by sweat.[1][2]
  • Do not leave people or pets locked in cars.[1][2]
  • Wear loose light clothing that keeps the sun off your body.[3]
  • Heat Waves can make wildfires more likely.

References edit

  1. a b c "Extreme Heat". FEMA. Retrieved 16 October 2021.
  2. a b c "Extreme Heat |". Retrieved 16 October 2021.
  3. "Extreme heat: heat waves". Health Canada. 11 November 2011. Retrieved 16 October 2021.