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  • How to Prepare For a Hurricane or Tropical Storm
    June 10, 2020 Emergency Zone

    How to Prepare For a Hurricane or Tropical Storm

    Guest Writer: Rocio Espinoza In terms of property damage, floods by way of hurricanes and tropical storms are the most common forms of natural disasters in the United States. Floods can occur via torrential rains, rising water from rivers or...

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  • What Is A Pandemic And How Do We Avoid Infection?
    February 26, 2020 Melissa Hurd

    What Is A Pandemic And How Do We Avoid Infection?

    Coronavirus (COVID-19) has not officially been declared a pandemic by the CDC or the WHO as of the writing of this blog. It is mainly affecting people in China, but it has spread to a few other countries, including the...

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  • February 3, 2020 Madison Fudge

    What You Need to Know About Coronavirus

    The 2019 Novel Coronavirus had not previously been identified in humans until this recent outbreak, which started in Wuhan China. It has since spread to many other countries including the United States of America.

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  • Preparedness Movie Review: Save Yourselves!
    January 29, 2020 Melissa Hurd

    Preparedness Movie Review: Save Yourselves!

    

    What is the worst thing that could happen when your phone is shut off? You might miss some messages from work, or a call from a loved one. Or you could miss several frantic voicemails about an alien invasion. You know. Normal stuff.

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  • May 21, 2019 Emergency Zone

    Do You Have The Complete Emergency Preparedness Supply List?






    Are you overwhelmed by everything you need to do to prepare for a natural or man-made disaster? Everyone is at first! That's why we're sharing a simple to use checklist of everything you will need when #SHTF. We followed the recommended supply list from FEMA and turned it into a free, easy to follow checklist. The list covers the essentials and suggested items to have at home, at work, and at...
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  • May 10, 2019 Emergency Zone

    18 Things You Need In Your Pet Emergency Survival Kit

    image of Husky breed dog wearing shirt and backpack
    When we’re making plans for worst case scenarios, we plan for ourselves and our human family members to ensure our safety. But what about our pets? If you’re like millions of Americans, you probably have a pet dog or cat (or several pets if you’re lucky). The bond you have with your pet is special and unique. No two pet/owner relationships are the same, just like no two human friendships are the...
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  • January 16, 2019 Emergency Zone

    What I Learned About The In-Between Things


    Are there disaster situations where you would want to save non-essential material possessions? Probably so.


    Working for Emergency Zone, I spend plenty of my waking hours thinking about how to prepare for emergencies and what to do if one strikes. When a natural disaster came to my own doorstep, I found out that no amount of preparation and studying the subject could simulate the sense of reality...
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  • December 27, 2018 Emergency Zone

    12 Life Saving Items to Keep in Your Car This Winter



    Picture this: it’s late at night and you are stranded on the side of the road. Snow is falling around you, and your car won't start. There is no heater, and your phone is dead. With the following twelve things in your car you will be better equipped to help yourself, and/or wait out the storm until help arrives. 

    1. Ice Scraper and Brush: Being able to see out your windows is crucial when driving....
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