Tag Archives: Emergency

School Security

This article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 4th Jan 2015     Securing our schools In the wake of the Peshawar tragedy a number of voices have been raised to question the authorities on what is being done … Continue reading

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Storms and Safety

This article was first printed in DAWN Magazine on 2nd Nov 2014     If you happened to listen to the local media most just raised an alarm about the impending cyclone and potential damage it could cause. What went … Continue reading

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Are you prepared for Emergencies? Do you have a Grab-Bag?

This Article was first Published in Dawn, Sunday Magazine, June 22nd, 2014 Do you live in a zone impacted by natural distastes, earthquakes or floods from rising rivers or sea levels? Are you concerned that your town or city is … Continue reading

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KARACHI FIRE BRIGADE NUMBERS

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24/7 Emergency Response Facilities in Pakistan

Updated 27 November 2013 Here’s a list of 24/7 Emergency Response (Medical) Facilities in Pakistan compiled with the help of those who have used them. This list will be updated on a regular basis with the date posted for reference.   … Continue reading

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Firecracker Safety

Each year the use of firecrackers at weddings, new years, sporting events and religious occasions grows. Unfortunately with this unchecked growth (despite official bans) the number of casualties also rises.  The most common injuries suffered are from burns and shrapnel … Continue reading

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Kitchen Safety Tips

There comes a time in our lives, when almost all of us want to make, create, invent some form of art and cooking is one such avenue. At a tender age we create dripping chocolate lumps in the name of … Continue reading

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Earthquake Safety Basics

When the Shaking Starts If you are indoors: If in a high-rise building – Drop, Cover and Hold On. Avoid windows. Do not use elevators. If you are not near a desk or a table, drop to the floor next to an interior … Continue reading

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