Category: Disaster Preparedness


50 Ways to Prepare Your Homestead for SHTF

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Some of the links below are affiliate links. This means that if you choose to make a purchase SHTFPreparedness may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. If you live on a homestead, you’re already more prepared than 90% of Americans. But hour house, garden, barn, back yard and everything else also …

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Earthquake Facts and Safety Tips

Earthquake Facts and Safety Tips - No place on earth is immune to quakes. They strike everywhere, affecting all peoples without discrimination. Because of that, it is wise to dig deeper into the when, where, why and how. Arming ourselves with that information can improve our disaster preparedness, to reduce damages and better assist victims.

It’s an awakening fact: earthquakes of at least 2.0 magnitude occur every day across the world. And they happen hundreds of times. Many of these are not even noticeable. Our planet is indeed not a sleeping’ planet. Significant tremors, those of magnitude 7.0 or greater happen at least once a month. The number of big-scale …

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12 Survival Uses For An Emergency Blanket

12 Survival Uses For An Emergency Blanket - An emergency blanket is also known as the space blanket, as it was developed by NASA. How would you react now if you come to know that a space blanket is lightweight, costs less, and take up only a little space in your bug out bag or survival kit? Adding to your curiosity, this blanket comes with more benefits or uses than only keeping you and others warm.

Strong winds, storms, and chilly winters are harsh, especially if you live amidst snow, nearby hills, or in the mountains. If not, then just imagine driving with your family on a rustic hilly road during a snowy and nasty night. Suddenly, your car gets stuck in a snow pile and so are you. There are …

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Large Amount of Magma Came Into Caldera Yellowstone Super-Volcano 3-27-18

Large Amount of Magma Came Into Caldera Yellowstone Super-Volcano 3-27-18 - This news that fills the pages of this article is incredibly depressing. We know that there is only time between us and the next explosion of Yellowstone. 

There is certainly something that scares us all to death and its the ticking time bomb of Yellowstone. Its in our backyard if your on the east coast. it could be in your front yard if you are elsewhere in the country. One thing is for sure if the massive caldera volcano explodes the effects …

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Here’s What Would Happen If a Nuclear Bomb Was Detonated on the Ground in NYC

Here’s What Would Happen If a Nuclear Bomb Was Detonated on the Ground in NYC - This is a very interesting article that takes a look at this most feared situation. I think you will be surprised at what happens if NYC is obliterated off the map.

We all wonder about it. We all have stayed up and thought about the fireball dissolving one of the most epic skylines in all of the world. Its a thought that many people have considered. How would the nation recover if one of our great cities was destroyed by a nuclear bomb that was detonated …

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The Power Grid is Down – Now What?

The Power Grid is Down – Now What? - This article provides very useful tips on how to deal with the power grid being down. It teaches you what to do when the world plunges into darkness and you will learn some interesting new stuff. All you need to remember is not to panic and follow the steps given in this article carefully and precisely.

As our modern world develops we continue to become more and more dependent on electricity. Our everyday lives completely depend on it and now even trying to imagine living without it seems nearly impossible. If it suddenly disappears from our lives, we would all be running around in complete panic, pulling our hair. Unfortunately, a …

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7 Ways To Stay Alive in a Post-Collapse Society

7 Ways To Stay Alive in a Post-Collapse Society - It will be the adaptation and common sense actions that allow the survivor to thrive in a new fallen world. This is a great article about surviving in a fallen environment and how you can integrate behaviors into your life that will, in turn, prolong it.  Pay attention to this one.

Its rare that we get a post collapse style article that doesn’t feed off the most extreme ideas. I like the simple common sense approach to this article and I also like that it is not a method for selling some sort of miracle “tool” That will help me survive the end of times. What …

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The ‘BIG ONE’ Is A Threat To Those Who Don’t Even Live In California

The ‘BIG ONE’ Is A Threat To Those Who Don’t Even Live In California - This is the focus of the article you are going to read here. You will enter into the world of the west coast and the list of concerns that people have when considering what could happen when California experiences that big earthquake that changes the face of the nation.

While we understand the local affects of serious disasters, as they are pretty self explanatory, we might not understand the implications of a massive disaster. That is a very interesting situation when you start to think about things like big fault lines. When you think about things like localized EMP attacks or blackouts. The truth …

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Prime Locations for Post-Disaster Salvage

Prime Locations for Post-Disaster Salvage - This is an article that features prime locations for post disaster salvage. While you might think that going right to the salvage yard might be your best bet, remember, there will be threats.

We live in a metal world. There is no reason why you shouldn’t at least have some interest in all that metal that cakes our planet. We have salvage and scarp yards piled to the sky and we have buildings made of metals and other resources that are built into the heavens. Survival is a …

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25 Items That Will Be Worth Their Weight In Gold After The SHTF

25 Items That Will Be Worth Their Weight In Gold After The SHTF - If you're stockpiling for a doomsday scenario, don't forget to stock up on all these little things. Not only will you need them for yourself, you can use them for bartering if money becomes worthless or too hard to come by.

There’s an old joke that when the SHTF, toilet paper will be worth its weight in gold. That might sound like a silly exaggeration, but it’s not far from the truth. Toilet paper is so cheap and plentiful that people tend to take it for granted, but the moment they run out, getting more becomes …

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