Weather and Season-Related Advisories

Heat Stroke

It is the most severe form of heat illness wherein the body overheats and can't cool down by sweating because of dehydration.

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Prickly Heat

Prickly heat is a type of heat rash characterized by tiny bumps or even water blisters.

Causes

Boil

A boil is a pus filled infection of the skin. It usually starts as an infection in a hair follicle and spreads in the surrounding area.

Causes

Heat Stroke

Most severe form of heat illness when the body overheats and can’t cool down. The body cannot take off the excessive heat from the body by sweating because of dehydration and/or humid environment.

Causes

Water Sanitation

Ways of protecting water from contamination during handling, transport and storage

• always use clean water containers provided with cover
• wash containers after every use
• clean and disinfect storage tanks at least every quarter
• avoid hand contact with water during transport

Sun Burn

Skin burned by exposure to the sun or other ultraviolet light.

Cause

Food Safety

Food Safety is the assurance/guarantee that food will not cause harm to the consumers when it is prepared and/or eaten according to its intended use.

Food and Water-borne Diseases

Haze

HAZE due to forest fire can cause air pollution which can bring about increased risks for Respiratory Tract Infections and Cardiac Ailments.

What to do?

La Niña phenomenon

La Niña is a weather phenomena characterized by unusually cold ocean temperature in the Equatorial Pacific which causes increased numbers of tropical storms in the Pacific Ocean.

Health Effects

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