The good thing about our mob is the closeness of family and community and get-togethers. Just like everyone else our mob can suffer from the heat which causes our body to lose water and we can become sick from heat cramps, heat exhaustion or even heat stroke. We need to look after those in our families and community who are more at risk like small children and older people especially if they have heart disease, diabetes, kidney disease and if they take certain medications.
It is therefore a good idea to prepare for the hot weather before it arrives.
Get your family or neighbour to help you prepare your house or apartment.
It is important to know how to stay healthy in the heat. Try to follow these four key messages: