Floods are an inevitable natural disaster which can occur in any part of the world. Floods can prove all the more disastrous in localities, where population density is high. Preparation for Disaster Management has become imperative for any city, town or village during monsoons.
The Government Department entrusted with Disaster Management makes periodic announcements about the precautions to be taken whenever floods are anticipated.
Now, you are going to listen to the cautionary instructions that are given to the general public living in flood-prone areas. Listen carefully and complete the following sentences.
a) The announcement was made by the Department of
b) Widespread heavy rains are expected from the early hours of Sunday
c) The public is asked to find out the locations of certain precautionary measures
d) An emergency kit should contain water bottles, biscuit packets and a
e) A list of telephone
numbers should be displayed on the wall.
f) Important documents can be secured by keeping them in a water proof case.
g) Damage to refrigerators can be avoided by empty refrigerators
h) Mobile phones should be charged to enable the marooned to contact their friends, relatives and emergency
i) Sandbags should be placed in the toilet bowls to prevent sewage inflow.
j) Listen to the periodic news updates through your portable communication devices and follow the instructions implicitly.