Monsoon Precautions

This Article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 13 July 2015   The monsoon season is here and depending where you reside you may experience varying degrees of discomfort and inconvenience. How well-prepared you are and how you react … Continue reading

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Road Trip Safety

This article was first published in DAWN Magazine on 14th June 2015     It’s that time of the year in Pakistan when people undertake long road trips. So beyond packing personal necessities, the focus on vehicular safety as well … Continue reading

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Summers and Child Safety

This Article was first published in DAWN Magazine on 31st May 2015   Summer camps Ask a parent / guardian how they came to their decision on choosing a particular summer camp and the standard response is: activity type, time … Continue reading

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Working Alone at Night

http://www.dawn.com/news/1179155   This week we’ll answer your questions on safety and security. Let’s consider the following situations and what you need to do: Situation: I am a female driver and experienced a flat tyre when out. I drove to the … Continue reading

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Community Policing

This Article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 19th April 2015 [wpsr_socialbts][wpsr_sharethis][wpsr_retweet][wpsr_facebook][wpsr_linkedin]   Neighbourhood watch or community policing are commonly heard of terms. Authorities across the country are encouraging citizens to join hands with them to keep their community … Continue reading

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Home Invasion – Gunmen – What do you do?

This Article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 5th April 2015   Your home may be your castle, but that doesn’t mean that invaders can’t breach it. “They came at night by scaling the wall when we were fast … Continue reading

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What to do when terrorists strike?

This article was first published in Dawn Magazine on 22nd March 2015 There is no predicting when and where terrorists will strike, but if you happen to be unfortunate enough to be caught in such a situation, there are some … Continue reading

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Are you sure your hotel is secure?

First Published in Dawn, Sunday Magazine, March 8th, 2015   Which hotel you end up staying at during travel for business or pleasure is often driven by cost and proximity to the activity you need to accomplish. A surprising number … Continue reading

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Panic Rooms

This article was first published in DAWN Magazine on 8th Feb 2015 Mention the word “Panic Room” and you might recall Jodie Foster’s Hollywood movie from 2002 of the same name. The movie glorified the concept with gadgets and other … Continue reading

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Buying and Selling Online – Scams Alert

This Article was first published in DAWN Magazine on 22nd Feb 2015 Q: What precautions should be taken when posting an item for sale on the internet? Advice: Post only item details without unique identifiers such as registration number (vehicles). … Continue reading

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