Dumaguete Rainy Season Tips and Emergency hotlines
PAGASA finally declares the end of El Niño and the coming of the rainy season is expected, meaning the Philippines will then again experience several typhoons. Just like the summer, Dumagueteños we need also to be alert and ready for El Niña.
Tips for Rainy Season:
1. Always bring umbrellas and raincoats to prevent from getting wet.
2. Where rainy boots to avoid infections especially when you have open wounds in your feet area and also to avoid Leptospirosis.
Leptospirosis is a bacterial disease coming from the urine of rats, it can affect both humans and animals, during the rainy season an influx of Leptospirosis is recorded in the Philippines every year.
3. Clean Clogged Canals it can cause flooding.
4. Check roof damages to avoid leakage.
5. Make sure to stock foods in case of emergency especially during a typhoon.
6. Read news and weather updates regularly
7. Keep your flashlights and radio powered.
8. If you’re living near rivers (in Dumaguete Banica River) make sure to check the water level.
9. Make sure to maintain your phone loaded to contact emergency hotlines at all times.
10. Evacuate immediately in case of red alert.
Dumaguete Emergency Hotlines:
ONE Rescue Emergency Medical Services
Mobile: 0905-518-6917 / 0922-880-8897
Phone number: Smart #09292006999/ Globe# 09179330022/ Sun # 09227676444
Landline: (035) 225 1766
Dumaguete City Fire Department
Tel. No. (035) 225-3445, 422-9672
Silliman University Medical Center
V. Aldecoa Road, Daro, Dumaguete City
Tel. No. (6335) 225-0841/225-3563spacer
Holy Child Hospital
Legaspi, Dumaguete City
Tel. No. (6335) 225-4841⁄225-0510
Negros Oriental Provincial Hospital
Real St., Dumaguete City
Tel. No. (6335) 225-0950/225-0949