Emergency Zone

  • The 2 Deadliest Knots
    October 4, 2021 Emergency Zone

    The Two Deadliest Knots

    Some of the most common knots you were taught could cost you your life if you use them in the wrong situation. There are two big offenders in particular that stand out even though many outdoor enthusiasts consider them to be foundational. We will go over:
    • What they are good for
    • How to tie them
    • What they are not good for (how they are misused)
    • Better alternatives for those situations
    • Backing them up (making them safer)
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  • Summer Food Safety
    July 2, 2021 Melissa Hurd

    Summer Food Safety

    Summer is the perfect time to get outside with friends and family and fire up the grill for some delicious eats. I’m already craving the hamburgers, steak, hot dogs, fresh veggies, and fruit that’ll be at my family’s 4th of July party this weekend! Most of the time, nothing bad happens. But on occasion, there is a disturbance in the force...
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  • Keeping Your Child Safe On The Internet: Tips for Parents
    November 20, 2020 Turn On VPN

    Keeping Your Child Safe On The Internet: Tips for Parents

    Children know that there is so much that they can do from your or their computer, smartphone or tablet. What these children do not know is that this hub of information is also home to online predators, cyberbullies, hackers, phishing scams, malware and many other dangers. The complexity of some of these dangers might be too difficult for them to digest right now. However, with a few handy tips, you can help your children raise their guard whenever they are online.

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  • September 1, 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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  • March 9, 2017 Emergency Zone

    Are the Children You Love Ready for the Next Lockdown?

    It’s 7:30 am, at a high school, it could be any high school, perhaps the one closest to you, perhaps the one where the boy down the street that mows your lawn attends, or that young girl who you call to baby sit when you are on a date,  perhaps where your own son or daughter attends.

    Like thousands of other schools, the day is about to begin, students are finishing breakfast in the cafeteria and...
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  • February 9, 2016 Emergency Zone

    4 Ways to Prepare for Economic Collapse

    Economic Collapse

    Economic collapse. What does it mean? Will it happen? Can we stop it? These are tough questions. There is really good evidence showing that we are headed towards a global economic catastrophe. On the other hand, we may find a way to pull ourselves out of our huge global debt. No matter what the answers are, you need to be prepared. Why? Because an economic crash could be personal as well as...
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