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fire management
fire management

Fire Minimization and Management

Sometimes the fire can catch house, shed, industry and forest which is called firing. Forest firing can be very destructive. Firing can be considered as man-made disaster however it can occur naturally in some cases. Following are the precaution for firing:

  1. Avoid smoking in bed, or when drowsy or medicated.
  2. Keep matches and lighters up high, away from children.
  3. Make sure your home heating source is clean and in working order. Especially cooking gas.
  4. Use portable heaters in well-ventilated rooms only.
  5. Check electrical wiring in your home. Fix frayed extension cords, exposed wires, or loose plugs.
  6. Only purchase appliances and electrical devices that bear the label of a testing laboratory.
  7. Store combustible materials in open areas away from heat sources.
  8. Place rags used to apply household chemicals in metal containers with tight-fitting lids.
  9. Get out as quickly as and as safely as possible during firing.
  10. Try to use a fire extinguisher on a fire if available.
  11. Call fire brigade immediately.
  12. Rescue the victim.

Epidemics management
Epidemics management

Epidemics Minimization and Management

Some diseases are transmitted faster and have the negative effect on the existence of human beings. The outbreak of such disease is called epidemics. Following are the methods to control and manage the epidemics:

  1. The awareness programme should be conducted through various media.
  2. The environment should be kept clean.
  3. Many programmes related to health should be conducted in rural areas.
  4. Water resources should be kept clean.
  5. The victim should be provided with the medication needed for the epidemics.
  6. Information about causes, symptoms and prevention should be provided to all.



  • Sometimes fire can catch house, shed, industry and forest which is called firing.
  • Firing can be considered as man-made disaster however it can occur naturally in some cases.
  • Only purchase appliances and electrical devices that bear the label of a testing laboratory.
  • Check electrical wiring in your home. Fix frayed extension cords, exposed wires, or loose plugs.
  • Some diseases are transmitted faster and have negative effect on the existence of human beings. The outbreak of such disease is called epidemics.
  • Information about causes, symptoms and prevention should be provided to all.
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Sometimes the fire can catch house, shed, industry and forest which is called firing.

Following are the precaution for firing:

  1. Avoid smoking in bed, or when drowsy or medicated.
  2. Keep matches and lighters up high, away from children.
  3. Make sure your home heating source is clean and in working order. Especially cooking gas.
  4. Use portable heaters in well-ventilated rooms only.
  5. Check electrical wiring in your home. Fix frayed extension cords, exposed wires, or loose plugs.
  6. Only purchase appliances and electrical devices that bear the label of a testing laboratory.
  7. Store combustible materials in open areas away from heat sources.
  8. Place rags used to apply household chemicals in metal containers with tight-fitting lids.
  9. Get out as quickly and as safely as possible during firing.
  10. Try to use a fire extinguisher on a fire if available.
  11. Call fire brigade immediately.
  12. Rescue the victim.

An outbreak of disease which are easily communicable and which can hamper the existence of human beings are called epidemics.

Following are the methods to control and manage the epidemics:

  1. An awareness programme should be conducted through various media.
  2. The environment should be kept clean.
  3. Many programmes related to health should be conducted in rural areas.
  4. Water resources should be kept clean.
  5. The victim should be provided with the medication needed for the epidemics.
  6. Information about causes, symptoms and prevention should be provided to all.

Firing happens accidently by human error but during storms, hurricane, tornado and wind can cause firing. As they create friction in the environment which can cause firing.

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  • Out break of disease are called _______.

    epidemics
    war
    non-communicable disease
    communicable disease
  • Firing can be considered as______ disaster

    dangerous
    man-made
    artificial
    natural
  • Out break of which disease is not epidemics?

    Bird flu
    Avain flu
    Diabetes
    Swine flu
  • Out break of which disease is epidemics?

    Avain flu
    High blood pressure
    Asthma
    Diabetes
  • Sometimes fire can catch house, shed, industry and forest which is called ______.

    Strom
    firing
    Hurricane
    epidemics
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