What do I need to know and do in times of crisis or emergencies?

The following are tips and advice in times of emergencies:

  • Do not panic
  •  Ready or get your emergency bag (containing necessities such as water, food, medicines, essential documents and communication equipment, and some clothing) for eventual evacuation or relocation
  • Know your exit routes and ways going to the Embassy, Consulate or other support network (police, hospital, shelter, etc.)
  • Communicate with friends, family, other colleagues

Other tips will depend on the nature of the emergencies. As such, participate in trainings or drills, know the various evacuation procedures, get regular updates and advice from authorities, and keep calm.