National Disaster Management Authority Government of India

Recover and Build

If you think someone is suffering from the heat:

• Move the person to a cool place under the shade

• Give water or a rehydrating drink (if the person is still conscious)

• Fan the person

• Consult a doctor if symptoms get worse or are long lasting or the person is unconscious

• Do not give alcohol, caffeine or aerated drink

• Cool the person by putting a cool wet cloth on his/her face/body

• Loosen clothes for better ventilation