2 09, 2017

10 Tips to Keep You Safe in a Terrorist Attack

By |2017-09-06T08:26:36-07:00September 2nd, 2017|Disasters, Safety & Security|0 Comments

Unlike a declared war, terrorist attacks come out of the blue. One minute you're on your way to work and the next minute gunshots are everywhere and the person next to you is bleeding. They're meant to do exactly as the name implies, terrorize the people in the area and make them too scared to [...]

23 08, 2017

Pandemic Preparedness Tips for Staying Safe

By |2017-08-23T19:51:40-07:00August 23rd, 2017|Disasters, Medical|0 Comments

While the thought of a major uprising, the collapse of the government, terrorist attack or EMP may have started you on the path to preparedness, the risk of a major pandemic should be a consideration, too. If you've watched television shows like the 12 Monkeys or the Strain the potential can seem possible, but still [...]

14 07, 2017

Cyber Attacks and Our Power Grid

By |2017-07-14T14:48:06-07:00July 14th, 2017|Disasters, Power|1 Comment

If the EMP threat wasn't enough, it's time to consider a cyber-attack on the grid. The attack doesn't even have to come from a major foreign power. It could be started by a group of computer savvy hackers who are out for a good time or simply want to “stick it to the man.” With [...]

2 03, 2017

Should Water for Pets for Filtered when Bugging Out?

By |2019-09-27T13:25:42-07:00March 2nd, 2017|Bug Out, Disasters, Water|0 Comments

Pets become a liability during a major disaster. Don't get me wrong, I love my furry friends, but have cats, who refuse to be walked on a leash. In our case, as with many cat owner's cases, you don't take the cat for a walk, but rather a drag, making escape on foot in [...]

19 01, 2017

How to Prep When You Don’t have Extra Money to Spend

By |2017-01-19T10:09:09-08:00January 19th, 2017|Disasters|0 Comments

There are many ways to prepare for practical survival without spending a ton of money. In fact, this could be a great time to learn how to prepare your mind for disaster and few material items. Begin to train your brain in accepting a life without the security of today's amenities. Knowledge of Skills You [...]

18 01, 2017

How to Decide Which Disaster to Prepare for?

By |2017-01-18T11:40:26-08:00January 18th, 2017|Disasters, Survival Plan|0 Comments

There are many different types of disasters, some more imminent and possible than other. While a hurricane is a very real disaster that occurs frequently, it's not a threat if you're in the Midwest. A snow blizzard that wipes all utilities there and freezing weather is a huge Midwest threat, but not as big of [...]

3 11, 2016

Urban vs Rural Survival

By |2016-11-03T10:47:08-07:00November 3rd, 2016|Disasters, Safety & Security|0 Comments

Urban vs Rural Survival There are two types of urban dwellers, apartment dwellers and those in a single family house or duplex with yards. Rural dwellers are normally only single family homes. There's a dramatic difference in all three when it comes to survival after a SHTF disaster. The ones in the worst possible position [...]

21 10, 2016

What is an EMP and Should I be concerned?

By |2016-10-22T00:51:13-07:00October 21st, 2016|Disasters|1 Comment

What Is an EMP and Should I Be Concerned Think of an area obliterated by a natural disaster or a war zone bombed to smithereens. Imagine the chaos in the aftermath. That's what you have with an EMP. EMP stand for electromagnetic pulse. It knocks out the electric and fries electronic circuitry in the blast [...]

11 10, 2016

Reactions to Expect When Disaster Does Strike

By |2017-01-07T16:30:59-08:00October 11th, 2016|Disasters|0 Comments

Reactions to Expect When Disaster Does Strike When a disaster situation occurs, expect people to immediately become very anxious.  That anxiety can lead to some people literally freezing; unable to make decisions or in some cases even follow directions.  The exception will be those who are trained, prepared, and ready to deal with the challenge [...]