English Subtitles for Flood drowning prevention cartoon video Sobrasa and ILS Americas



Subtitles / Closed Captions - English

hello folks my name is Kim I'm a

lifeguard and I'm here today to talk about how to<font color="#E5E5E5"> prevent injury and provide</font> care in flood flooding occurs everywhere did you know that flooding is the second most serious disaster worldwide <font color="#CCCCCC">increased building trash left in rivers</font>

and population growth all increase the chance of flooding after<font color="#CCCCCC"> heavy rains</font> sewers and floodways need a free flow but it's slowed or stopped with garbage clogs now they close attention to <font color="#E5E5E5">weather changes and weather reports in</font>

major range threaten place your most important valuables and documents in a waterproof bag that<font color="#CCCCCC"> you can take with</font> you if you need to evacuate if your<font color="#E5E5E5"> home</font> is going<font color="#E5E5E5"> to flood turn off all electric</font> gas and water supplies close your<font color="#E5E5E5"> homes</font>

goers and windows to avoid entry of debris and wild animals use wireless phones instead of wired phones and always keep a battery-powered light and ready to use candles and other flammable lights are very dangerous<font color="#E5E5E5"> they can</font><font color="#CCCCCC"> cause</font>

fires so they<font color="#E5E5E5"> should not be used some</font> floods occur very quickly don't ever risk you or your family's life to save your possessions if a flood requires you to leave the house look for higher dryer and a safer place nearby

at any sign of a major rain monitor the water level by your house<font color="#E5E5E5"> even at night</font> if you're trapped by flooding call for professional help immediately<font color="#E5E5E5"> and stay</font> in the<font color="#E5E5E5"> safest possible place until</font><font color="#CCCCCC"> the</font> water levels decrease or help arrives if

you're at home<font color="#E5E5E5"> and flood water threatens</font> the walls of your home leave the house if you can do so<font color="#E5E5E5"> also leave the house if</font> you notice any leaking cracked walls or strange sounds which may be signs of landslides if you cannot safely abandon

the house go<font color="#E5E5E5"> to the highest point and</font> try to keep calm then call for help and protect yourself in rural areas procedures may be different if<font color="#E5E5E5"> you have</font> fenced animals open the gates or cut<font color="#CCCCCC"> the</font> fences and release them so they have a

<font color="#E5E5E5">chance to save themselves make sure your</font> pets are not<font color="#E5E5E5"> confined and let your</font> neighbors know about the flooding attention never try<font color="#E5E5E5"> to cross flood areas</font> unless<font color="#E5E5E5"> there's absolutely no alternative</font> it's very dangerous moving water can

flow quickly and powerfully and it can contain objects that may injure you never<font color="#E5E5E5"> enter the water to try to rescue</font> others even<font color="#E5E5E5"> using a rope you may be</font> swept away instead stay in a safe place and throw

simple floating objects like an ice chest or something<font color="#E5E5E5"> similar if you are</font> caught by a water flow keep floating with your<font color="#E5E5E5"> stomach up and feet downstream</font> to protect<font color="#E5E5E5"> your head any injury to</font><font color="#CCCCCC"> your</font> head can greatly increase the<font color="#E5E5E5"> risk of</font>

drowning if you're going to help someone using a rope always do so from the side using<font color="#CCCCCC"> the water flow to your advantage</font> and do not<font color="#E5E5E5"> forget</font><font color="#CCCCCC"> to tie the rope to a</font> <font color="#E5E5E5">securely fixed place avoid overhead</font> bridges stay away from electric posts as

electric shock is a frequent cause of injuries if you<font color="#E5E5E5"> use a boat be sure to</font> use<font color="#CCCCCC"> a</font><font color="#E5E5E5"> lifejacket even if you know how to</font> <font color="#E5E5E5">swim never let your children play in</font> <font color="#E5E5E5">flood water use only bottled or</font> chlorinated water and never reuse flood

water after flooding many<font color="#E5E5E5"> people</font> experience signs and symptoms of illness if you or your<font color="#E5E5E5"> family experience fever</font> vomiting diarrhea abdominal or leg pain or even get a skin rash get medical assistance and inform your doctor about

contact with<font color="#E5E5E5"> floodwaters</font> all of this is<font color="#CCCCCC"> for</font><font color="#E5E5E5"> your safety if you</font> have to evacuate your home do<font color="#E5E5E5"> not return</font> until<font color="#E5E5E5"> you're informed by authorities</font> that<font color="#E5E5E5"> is safe to go back if you're unsure</font> don't risk your safety call for

professional<font color="#CCCCCC"> help and advise them of</font> your<font color="#CCCCCC"> situation many</font><font color="#E5E5E5"> people have died</font> <font color="#E5E5E5">trying to help others without proper</font> skills use caution after the flood subsides before<font color="#E5E5E5"> entering your house be</font> sure it's safe to avoid fire electrical

<font color="#E5E5E5">shock and explosion don't turn on the</font> <font color="#E5E5E5">lights electricity or gas until you've</font> know they're safe if<font color="#E5E5E5"> possible return to</font> <font color="#CCCCCC">your home in daylight and use boots and</font> gloves to clean things without directly contacting contaminated items to

decontaminate your home and water supply use a small spoon of chlorine bleach in one liter<font color="#E5E5E5"> of water if your house was</font> destroyed by<font color="#E5E5E5"> the flood consider</font> rebuilding at a different location because floods can reoccur when

rebuilding don't try to handle pipes and drains by your soul get<font color="#E5E5E5"> professional</font> help the actions of humans are the <font color="#E5E5E5">greatest cause of flood related problems</font> such as drowning<font color="#CCCCCC"> and disease but</font><font color="#E5E5E5"> we're</font> also<font color="#E5E5E5"> the solution and avoiding these</font>

problems if all of us take<font color="#E5E5E5"> simple but</font> important actions we can greatly reduce the tragedies caused by flooding so folks while<font color="#E5E5E5"> in a flood don't risk your</font> life trying<font color="#E5E5E5"> to</font><font color="#CCCCCC"> save your possessions</font> your life is much more valuable than

<font color="#E5E5E5">anything else share all these tips with</font> your friends and help them be safe too



Video Description

Produced by Sobrasa and ILS Americas in English (versions in Portuguese and Spanish also)
The “Flood Drowning Prevention Cartoon Video” is an effort to spread the flood drowning prevention message to children in a funny, uniform, easy to distribute and interesting way in Brazil and other countries of the world. By targeting children, we believe we can educate a new generation and create a trickle-up effect, whereby children educate parents.