Archive for the 'Manmade Disasters' Category

2013 Year End Disaster & Preparedness Review

2014 is knocking on the door, so what happened in 2013? Well here is a rundown of what happened in 2013. Nearly every kind of disaster saw a decrease in activity this year, with some even having some historical significance. Note: The last time both the Atlantic and Pacific hurricane seasons both averaged below normal […]

Vacation Preparedness: Traveling With Your Bug Out Bag

The weather is starting to get beautiful and we are itching to take a week off of work and head somewhere with the family on the yearly Vacation! Ah, yes, vacation… that once a year oasis of fun to get our mind off the stress of work, finances, family and just every day life. But […]

How To Be Prepared For Blackouts

Have you thought about how you’ll be able to complete important tasks during power blackouts? You’ll need to eat, drink, stay warm, sleep and even entertain yourself. It’s easy to take these simple things for granted when you have electricity, but you need to be prepared to do them without power. Blackouts can occur at […]

How To Protect You & Your Family From Civil Unrest Abroad

Each year thousands of people around the world are killed or injured in riots or other forms of civil unrest. As recent riots in places as varied as Dubai, Paris, and San Bernardino, California, suggest, civil unrest can occur just about anywhere where there are enough people. The best way to stay safe during these […]

When The Power Goes Out: Living Without Electricity

It’s going to happen. Sooner or later, the power will go off, and you won’t know when (or if) it will come back on. This doesn’t have to be the work of evil-doers, either. It could be a sudden ice storm that brings down the power lines. Recently in the news we see that over […]

Water Storage: The Basics To Storing Water

Why Store Water Natural disasters such as floods or earthquakes may pollute or disrupt water supplies.  Water is more essential than food in sustaining life.  It is wise to have an emergency storage of at least 14 gallons of water per person.  To protect the quality of the water it must be pure to start […]

Emergency First Aid: Guide To Masks & Respirators

Introduction One of the most overlooked item in many business and personal preparedness gear is face masks and respirators. Dusts, gases, fumes, mists and vapors are common hazards in workplace air. These can seriously affect the health of workers. Breathing in asbestos fibers can lead to asbestosis and lung cancer while crippling lung diseases can […]

In Greece’s On Going Financial Collapse Bartering Emerges In Greek Towns

As Greece finally succumbs to it’s financial collapse many Greek towns are turning to a bartering system that is similar to what emerges after a SHTF or post-apocalyptic world. Everyday Greeks are now dropping the Euro at a lightning fast , even before this Sunday’s election, and adopting a bartering system to buy and sell […]

How To Survive & Protect Yourself From A Bank Run (Run On The Banks)

With the feverish talks and increase of bank runs in the Euro-zone occurring it is my utmost duty to warn my readers of what may come to America. A lot of people are unaware of how bad things are across the pond in the European Union and how it can greatly effect our lives in […]

Study Reveals Fukushima Radiation in Bluefin Tuna Off California Coast

A recently released report [1] reveals that Bluefin tuna is contaminated with radiation from the crippled Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear reactor in Japan has arrived off the coast of California, over 6000 miles away from the radiation source. Levels of radioactive cesium contamination were 10 times higher than normal – although we’re told it’s still well below […]

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