Emergency Zone

  • February 20, 2018 Emergency Zone

    What Do Natural Disasters Mean for Me?

    Natural disasters have been around long before man. They are natural occurrences of the earth. Places flood. The earth shakes. There is nothing inherently wrong with these events until it disrupts life. Thousands of earthquakes aren’t felt, but they are there. Some happen in the middle of the ocean, so we don’t notice. One thing is for sure in life; there will always be uncertainty. Scientists are...
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  • January 27, 2018 Emergency Zone

    Hope for the Best, but Plan for the Worst

    Natural disasters are going on all around us, even if we are oblivious to them.


    How many of us knew that Paris is flooding, that California had deadly mudslides, or that Albay in the Philippines is getting ready for a possible three-month emergency!


    Theriver Seine is rising in Paris. It has forced over 650 people to evacuate their homes, so they can be safe. The end isn’t even in sight.


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  • August 14, 2017 Emergency Zone

    Take Landslides Seriously

    Today, in Sierra Leone, a catastrophic mudslide is ravaging the outskirts of Freetown. One mortuaryalone reported 300 dead so far, and the final count is likely to be much higher. With the continuing rains, the danger is not over. The high level of death and destruction is due primarily to all of the poor not being able to afford to legally construct housing that is up to safety and engineering...
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  • February 12, 2016 Emergency Zone

    The Zika Virus Meets its Match

    The Zika Virus Meets its Match

    The Zika Virus is spreading rapidly throughout South America. Just recently it spread to Florida, and now it's been confirmed in Indiana, Tennessee, and Ohio, too. It's spread most commonly by mosquitoes. If you're traveling to a warm area with mosquitoes, or if you just want to be prepared for summer, you'll want this high quality mosquito netwith you. It's...
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  • February 4, 2016 Emergency Zone

    The Best Ways to Filter Water in Any Situation

    The Best Ways to Filter Water In Any Situation

    It's a cocktail from your nightmares: diarrhea, giardiasis, fluorosis, adenovirus infection, amebiasis, cryptosporidiosis, and cholera. What do all these have in common? They are all diseases that dirty drinking water can give you. If you want to avoid them, you need to purify your drinking water. There are many methods that come in many shapes, sizes, and prices. Which one is best for you? This...
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