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Monsoon Precautions

26/07/2015 0 Comments
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 during the monsoon season will ultimately make all the difference. Here are some essential things […]

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What to do when terrorists strike?

08/04/2015 0 Comments
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 basic rules and guidelines that could make all the difference. What to do if an […]

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24/7 Emergency Response Facilities in Pakistan

14/10/2013 1 Comment
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.   You can help compile us compile more information here : SUBMIT DATA ON 24/7 ER Facilities […]

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Firecracker Safety

24/06/2013 2 Comments
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 from exploding crackers. While most injuries are easily treated at general hospital emergency wards, fire […]

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Are You Doing the Right Things to keep yourself Safe & Secure from various crimes ?

30/05/2013 2 Comments
Are You Doing the Right Things to keep yourself Safe & Secure from various crimes ?

In a nation where crime is a given, where cheap, second handsets are a necessity, and where food arrives faster than ambulances, how can people stay safe? The key lies in being proactive and in accepting the reality that we have come to know as life in Pakistan. Discussed here are ‘Do It Yourself’ actions that will […]

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Emergency Services Numbers for KARACHI, LAHORE & ISLAMABAD Pakistan

01/03/2013 5 Comments
Emergency Services Numbers for KARACHI, LAHORE & ISLAMABAD Pakistan

The Importance of knowing “Emergency Services Numbers” can never be stressed enough and results from a Survey that I’ve conducted recently (posted on facebook & twitter) on emergency numbers awareness showed that 90% of the respondents knew the Police number, 68% an Ambulance number, 37% the Fire Brigade & 30% Sui Gas helpline. Therefore to […]

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