Posts in category Natural Disasters

Prepping and Friends

One of the biggest areas of concern in my prepping is my relationships with others. By relationships I mean that people I am friendly with or are related to that are not aware or interested in my prepping. People that do not know what I have or what I intend to do after an event. […]

Body Disposal During A Collapse

So, what do you do  with corpses, of which there will be many, post-collapse. There are views ranging from leave them where they drop hoping animals will deal with them, to funeral services conducted by …whoever, through to mass burials and cremation. There are circumstances that will most likely fit all of these solutions, but leaving […]

Steps To Keep Looters Off Your Proper...

Despite all the scary scenarios, staying and defending your home during a crisis is probably the most reasonable course of action. Staying in the city may sound crazy but there are easy and effective solutions to counter most of the problems you’ll face. For instance, putting up a few warning signs and displaying your willingness […]

Where Is The Closest Bunker to Your H...

Only a handful of preppers can afford a $ 70k nuclear bunker. But if you think about it, there are a lot of natural nuclear shelters in the US that are absolutely free. All you need to do is to identify the closest one to your home and maybe include it into your bug out […]

How to Escape a Flash Flood

You’re exploring a canyon when all of a sudden the air rumbles like a subwoofer. Then you see it: a wall of water churning with felled trees and boulders. And it’s headed your way. Here’s how to survive… Know the area  Avoid this hair-raising situation by staying away from  flood-prone zones that are in the […]

How to Survive a Massive Hurricane

A flashback to Katrina.. As the warnings grew more urgent, dureing Hurricane Katrina the Charests family decided to take shelter with neighbors whose house was at a higher elevation. They brought along  emergency food and water supplies to add to the essentials already at the home, such as a generator and extra gas in jerry […]

Hurricane Safety Tip: How to Rescue S...

The fast current of a flash flood is one of its biggest dangers. But if someone  is trapped by a flash flood— clinging to a tree branch  or perched on the roof of a car—try using that speed to your advantage. Step One Tie a rescue rope to a solid object (a tree, for example) […]

Hurricane Safety Tip: Reinforce Garag...

Battening down the hatches to prepare for a storm? Don’t forget the garage. Double-wide garage doors are a weak spot in a windstorm, as high winds can cause these broad, flexible doors to bow inward and fall off their tracks. And that makes your garage, car, and home vulnerable to greater damage. You could invest […]

Hurricane Safety Tip: Prepare a Check...

If a hurricane is forecast, stay glued to weather reports, and if evacuation is advised, go. But if you have the all-clear to stick it out, ready yourself and your home. – Stock up on nonperishable foods, prescriptions, and hygiene essentials. – Cover windows with plywood. Use wood screws, not nails, anchored into exterior walls. […]

How Most People Die in the Outdoors

There’s no shortage of ways to die in the wild. Indeed, the very possibility that we might not make it home alive adds to the thrill of our pursuits. Here’s a look at some hard data on the ways people die in the outdoors. 47.2 Percentage of drownings that occurred in natural water from 1999 to 2010, the […]