Be Prepared for Rain-Flood-Wind-Traffic Emergencies and Disasters (RFWTED) – To Travel or Not to Place of Work
Reynaldo O. Joson, MD
July 9, 2014 (adopted and refined from a June 2013 write-up)
It is rainy season once again in the Philippines.
Be prepared for the Rain-Flood-Wind-Traffic Emergencies and Disasters (RFWTED).
Be prepared for the RFWTED with the goals of prevention, mitigation, and preparedness to respond and recover in case they unavoidably occur so that resulting injuries and diseases, loss of properties, and other negative consequences are kept to a minimum level.
The focal stakeholder group of this writing is the general adult workers residing in Metro Manila who have to decide whether to stay put or to travel by land from one place to another whenever there is rain. The principles contained in this advisory are also applicable to adult persons other than workers who have to decide whether to…
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