Now all Ukrainians already know what to do in case of power outage: we are browsing through the Internet to stock up on candles, flashlights and reflective tapes or vests. We know how to act in case of a water outage: we buy bottles with drinking water and refill supplies of technical water.
Yet, we must also prepare ourselves for situations that might occur in the future. To that end, the State Emergency Service of Ukraine prepared a collection of useful tips on the website The ABC of Security.
The ABC of Security contains useful information on procedures to be followed in case of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear threats; mine detection and fire, as well as rules of civilian behavior during active hostilities.
Together with our partners, we placed billboards and city lights in Kyiv, Lviv, Odesa, Dnipro, Kharkiv and Zaporizhzhia. All the outdoor public service announcements contain a QR code, following which anyone can go to The ABC of Security and obtain vitally important information that can help preserve human life and health.
As now it is getting cold, many Ukrainians use heaters at their homes. The State Emergency Service recommends being very careful when using electrical appliances, because their improper use may result in fire. The ABC of Security contains lots of useful information on how to provide first aid in various situations, in particular, how to treat burns.
The information campaign was developed within the framework of the Civil Defense Program, which is implemented by East Europe Foundation in partnership with Hala Systems Inc., the State Emergency Service of Ukraine (SES) with funds from the European Union.