How to avoid spread of Flood Water Borne Diseases?
- Don't drink, swim, bathe or play in floodwaters.
- Wash hands thoroughly after exposure to flood waters.
- Keep children away from floodwater.
- Don't expose your wounds to the contaminated water.
Formulation of Oral rehydration solution recommended by the WHO:
- Sodium chloride - 3.5g
- Potassium chloride - 1.5 g
- Sodium citrate - 2.9g
- Glucose - 20.0 g
To be dissolved in 1 liter of clean drinking water.