A natural disaster is a catastrophic event caused by intense rain, wind, fire and earthquakes. Although there isn’t much that can be done to prevent these events from happening, there are steps homeowners can take to ensure that their property is secure and that their family is safe throughout the disaster. Generally speaking, when it comes to home, most people envision a safe environment, which makes sense, right? Everyone wants their home to be safe.
As you should probably know by now, the first 60 minutes after SHTF could be the most critical moments of your life. That time-frame is crucial for your well-being and the lives of the ones you love. This is what you need to do and learn how proper planning prevents poor performance when things go south.
Tensions between the US and North Korea have reached unprecedented levels after the Pyongyang regime announced it has successfully tested a hydrogen bomb in September. The blast triggered an earthquake of magnitude 6.3 and South Korea urgently reunited the security council to discuss the north threat. A war between the US and North Korea is not a far-fetched scenario seeing how the two leaders are acting.
Waking up to torrential rain as a hurricane is heading your way is not a pretty picture. People falsely believe that if their region is above sea level, they will eventually be OK. However, Mother Nature can prove us wrong as we are currently seeing in Texas. The rising waters of a flood can cause more damage and take more lives than the actual hurricane that caused the flooding.
When there’s wreckage everywhere and you hear cries for help, you will need to act and act fast. To handle the aftermath of a disaster you need to make sure you have the proper tools to get to work. Building a disaster tool kit is the clever way to go and here is why.
It is not a matter of if but when you will have to face the consequences of a disaster. Thousands of people are affected every year by natural disasters such as tornadoes, floods and superstorms. Not to mention that there are even man-made disasters that can drastically change your way of life. If you manage to survive the initial impact of the disaster, here is what you shouldn’t do after SHTF.
Emergency evacuation is imminent when your home is in the path of destruction. If a natural or man-made crisis is threatening your safety, you should get as far away as possible as you need for full safety. A successful emergency evacuation requires proper planning.
Prepping your house or apartment for unwanted guests is something you should worry about right now. You don’t have to wait any sign of the Apocalypse to know that a bad guy can break in your home unannounced, take your valuables and even kill you if you stand in his way.
Whatever reason may cause the sh*t to hit the fan (SHTF), you need to be prepared by having the essentials at home. The following 5 items from Walmart will ensure that you are well provided for whatever situation that may arise.
Whatever type of situation occurs to bring about a major disruption to our way of life, chances are it won’t be quite what we expected. The end of the world might not be as grim as described in modern fiction, but it will surely become a race for survival.
We prepare for the worst and we do everything we can to assure the safety of our loved ones. However, a crisis can hit unexpectedly and the timing and manner in which you act will determine your odds for survival. Before you start evacuating or hunkering down, there are some questions you need to ask yourself.
There is a lot of information online about emergency preparedness and how to deal with various crisis scenarios. However, when it comes to dealing with survival sanitation, it seems that this subject is somehow sensitive and it’s not covered by many survival experts.
In every disaster movie, you see a panning shot across a broad highway packed with cars attempting to flee the city. The scenario continues with people abandoning their cars and joining their fellow citizens pushing onward on foot trying to escape. What they leave behind is up for the picking. Scavenging abandoned cars for survival will help you gather essential supplies.