Emergency Zone

  • November 19, 2018 Emergency Zone

    Wildfire Facts and Prevention

    Did you know that there are actually benefits to wildfires? They help clean the forest floor, kill diseases, provide habitats for many wildlife, and even helps certain trees and plants reproduce. However, the destruction they leave can be devastating as seen in recent disasters. Learn more about what people think can be done to help reduce the damage, while still seeing the benefits that they...
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  • November 12, 2018 Emergency Zone

    Updates on California Wildfires

    Camp Fire: 

    On 11/8/18 a fire broke out in Butte Country leading to the state of emergency later being declared. 
    As of 7:00 am "Camp Fire" has burned 151,000 acres, and is 66% contained. This fire has already lead to 15,573 structures being destroyed by the flames.
    77 civilians have lost their lives, and 3 firefighters have been injured. 
    Camp Fire is expected to be fully contained on 11/30/18.

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  • October 18, 2018 Emergency Zone

    International Great Shakeout 2018

    Emergency Zone employees participated in the international Great ShakeOut earthquake drills today. Every day here is an emergency preparedness day as we build kits, educate, and spread awareness. We were proud to participate in this global event.

    In honor of ShakeOut's 10th anniversary, EmergencyZone.com is having a week long sale! Buy ANYsurvival kit and get an Emergency Zone Personal Earthquake...
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  • September 21, 2018 Emergency Zone

    Why Recent Disasters in Japan Spells Trouble for Us All

    Whether you believe that climate change is caused by man or naturally occurring, it's hard to deny the earth is getting hotter. 

    George Tselioudisa researcher at NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, predicts that temperatures around the equator won’t change too much, but the temperatures near the poles will rise. It's believed that these changes in temperature will affect natural disasters...
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  • July 27, 2018 Emergency Zone

    Women's Safety: Test your knowledge with these 7 scenarios

    You are driving home late at night. A car seems to be following, but you shrug it off telling yourself you are simply being paranoid. You make several turns as you get closer to your home. You look in the rear view mirror and the car is still right behind you. A chill runs up your spine. 

    So What Do You Do?
    Trust your instinctsAttackers try to get you to "lower your guard, gain your trust and get...
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  • June 22, 2018 Emergency Zone

    How to Prepare Your Pet for Emergencies

    It's 3:00am and an evacuation alarm sounds. Everyone is groggy, but you know you need to get your family to safety. You run to the closet and grab your family's emergency kit; luckily, you were prepared. 

    A whimper from the living room reminds you of the one family member you forgot; your precious dog. It's only now you realize though your human family is prepared, you furry little loved one is...
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  • June 11, 2018 Emergency Zone

    Did You Know Something as Simple as Sharing Photos on Social Media Can Increase Your Odds of a Cyber Attack?

    Many people worry about threats they can see, but what about the ones you can't? A study was conducted that showed Americans check their phones 46 times a day. During that time you are giving out all sorts of information even if you don't know it. Did you know that your cell phone carrieralways knows where your phone is due to cell towers? Think of how often you have your phone on you, if someone...
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  • June 6, 2018 Emergency Zone

    Volcanoes: Everyone is Affected

    Have you seen the destruction that volcanoes can cause from the recent tragedies in the news? Did you know that there are over 1500 active volcanoes around the world? There are 169 inside the U.S. alone, 50 of which are being constantly monitored as high risk!So what do you do if you are near an eruption? How do you prepare? Here are some information and tips on how to prepare for the next...
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