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An EMP (electromagnetic pulse) is just about the only disaster that can be both man-made and nature made!
If an EMP were to hit just right, you can kiss the entire system you grew up with goodbye. Movement of information, goods, and services would absolutely cease to function. Could you handle something long term like this?
In fact, studies on the topic have estimated that 90% of the population of America would die in the first year!
There are things you can do to help not only increase your chance of survival, the skills you learn now could save other people’s lives, too!
Being ready for an EMP attack is much more than just having food and water stocked up. Even if you had clean water and food enough for a year, you would still be facing some harsh realities without the gadgets we’ve come to rely on.
That little ebook reader you put all your survival books on? Gone, un-useable, and unrecoverable. Thankfully, there are steps that can be taken to protect your e-library collection, too!
The most popular means of dealing with an EMP is to learning how to build a Faraday cage. These can be made in a number of sizes and shapes. You can even purchase them now! These block the damaging electromagnetic pulse.
Strength in Numbers
You are also going to need people. If you are going to set up security and help deal with the struggles of the situation you are going to need manpower. These people will become the force you need to keep the desperate out!
Food and water are not going to be coming to you in traditional ways. Now is the time to start stocking up on food storage and water. Do not wait till the EMP hits to worry about food and water.
Bonus: Root Cellar That Can Be Used as a Bunker
If you can't afford the box culvert option you can look into is building a backyard root cellar that can be used as a bunker.
If you want to learn how to build a backyard bunker like your grandparents had, without breaking the bank, then check out Easy Cellar.
Easy Cellar will show you:
- How to choose the ideal site
- Cost-effective building methods
- How to protect your bunker from nuclear blast and fallout
- How to conceal your bunker
- Affordable basic life support options
Easy Cellar will also show you how a veteran, with only $421, built a small nuclear bunker in his backyard.