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DoDEA OSS: Helpful Lists: Personal Security


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  • Always carry an ID with you. 
  • Learn some of the local language. 
  • When answering the phone, use the local language and customary greeting. 
  • Know important phone numbers and how to use the phone in your host country. 
  • Be polite. 
  • DON'T BE NOISY! 
  • Don't call attention to yourself or your friends. 
  • When going out to play, tell your parents where you will be, use a buddy system. 
  • Stay safe. Use only main streets. Don't walk down dark, poorly lighted streets, or secluded alleys. 
  • Walk facing the flow of vehicle traffic. 
  • If out on the street and you feel threatened, go to a safe building such as a police station,
    fire station, hospital or bank (safe havens). 
  • Don't go anywhere with a stranger, even if he says it's okay with your parents. 
  • Don't discuss personal information with strangers or in public. 
  • Know and remember important phone numbers like your home phone number, the local emergency
    numbers, and your parents cell phone numbers. 
  • Don't hide a house key anywhere and do not let anyone into your house without your parents' permission. 
  • Stay away from suspicious packages and tell an adult immediately.

 

 

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