Volcanoes in the US – Disasters Waiting To Happen

Volcanoes in the US

The schoolroom view of volcanoes depicted entire cities inundated by white-hot lava, then buried under tons of ash, in times long ago and far away: Pompeii, the island of Crete, and the lost city of Atlantis, all were destroyed in the mists of antiquity. Many people believe volcanic activity in recent times has been confined to the Hawaiian Islands, where physical evidence of volcanism serves as a tourist attraction. This is only part of the picture.

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Survival Shelter At The Ready – 10 Essential Preparations

Old Survival Shelter

We have had an underground survival shelter for more than 7 years. It has been a challenging and rewarding experience. We hope that some of the lessons we have learned will be helpful to readers and preppers.

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Surviving Chemical Weapons Without Special Equipment

Surviving Chemical Weapons Without Special Equipment

Chemical weapons and chemical warfare, these almost forgotten threats. There are some good news and bad news about them. The bad news is that chemical weapons are alive and well today. They’ve been around in the 21st century, dating back to WWI when a number of countries started using them.

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Psychology Of Survival And Coping With Stress

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The current approach to survival training with a few notable exceptions is to focus on the physical skills and deal with the psychological aspects in a secondary manner. The psychology of survival is almost never found in today’s media, and preppers and survivalists are unaware ho the psychology of survival operates.

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How Radiation Kills, and How to Protect Yourself in a Nuclear Disaster

How Radiation Kills, and How to Protect Yourself in a Nuclear DisasterMost guides simply explain how to protect yourself against radiation poisoning. You can’t see, hear, smell, touch, nor taste it, but radiation is everywhere, and it’s quite powerful. Some nuclear devices on Earth today can produce enough radiation to literally melt your bones and tissue.

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Coping With Mass Casualties After A Gruesome SHTF Event

Coping With Mass Casualties After A SHTF EventA natural or manmade disaster can often lead to mass casualties as history showed us. This is actually a common occurrence in poorly developed countries, but it’s also starting to become a somehow familiar picture for the rest of us. Rescuers often experience the same psychological problems as victims. If you happen to survive a destructive event, you will become one of the rescuers, and you will have to deal with the emotional issues following the aftermath.

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How To Deal with Panic When SHTF

How To Deal with Panic When SHTFPanic by definition is a sudden overpowering terror that clouds your judgment and forces you to make mistakes. As history showed, in wars, national emergencies and local disasters, panic can trigger profound dysfunction, stilling your very instinct to survive. If you want to survive when it hits the fan, you should learn how to deal with panic and its effects.

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5 Considerations For Packing Firearms During Disaster

5 Considerations For Packing Firearms During DisasterIf a long-term and large-scale grid down disaster were ever to occur in your area, have you given any thought to how you would handle the issue of firearms?

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Advanced Medical Prepping: Get Vaccinated against Tetanus and Hepatitis!

Advanced Medical Prepping: Get Vaccinated against Tetanus and Hepatitis!In SHTF scenarios, professional medical care will be very hard to find. You are likely to have to manage by yourself for a while. In general, preppers understand the need for medical prepping. Many preppers stock up on first aid supplies and antibiotics which is smart. Some preppers also take first aid courses, even smarter.

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What Does The End Of The World Mean For Preppers?

What Does The End Of The World Mean For Preppers?All of you believe that doomsday will come as a massive Earth destruction or regional crisis that would change the world forever. Some people believe that the massive asteroid will hit the planet and so on. However, preparing for the end of the world shouldn’t be taken literally.

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Preparing For Doomsday – Is It Worth It?

Preparing For Doomsday - Is It Worth It? Back in 2008 when the world economy was damaged as never before, many people started preparing their lives for doomsday. But, it never came, so they eventually quit. Nowadays, media and politicians claim that doomsday will never come and that this is just an illusion. But is it? Of course not and there’s more to it than you may think of. Doomsday may occur today or in 10 years. At that moment, do you want to be a person who is prepared or a person who will wait for handouts?

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Home Preparation: How to Disaster Proof Your Home Before One Strikes

Home Preparation: How to Disaster Proof Your Home Before One StrikesA 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.

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What You Should Do Within 60 Minutes After SHTF

What You Should Do Within 60 Minutes After SHTFAs 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.

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