Category: National

FUTURE: Preparing for disaster: State, feds to create tsunami strategy guides for Calif. harbors

Source: cope-preparedness.org By: LONNA CALHOUN  Posted on: MAY 3, 2014 USGS image illustrates maximum current speeds in knots for the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach generated during a tsunami scenario. With the 50th anniversary of the devastating tsunami that killed a dozen people in Crescent City approaching, state and federal agencies have teamed up to create […]

THREATS: An Update on E.M.P. – Electro-Magnetic Pulse Attacks, online resources, and the FACTS

This evening, I was going to share a post from the OffTheGrid.com website, called “Electro Magnetic Pulse“. The article was a repost, sourced from the author and science fiction writer Duncan Long, written by him in 1989…a period in which he wrote several survival genre books. Well, since Duncan is a friend of mine on […]

PRIVACY: DHS testing biometric exit devices at mock airport this summer

Source: fiercehomelandsecurity.com By: Zach Rausnitz Posted on: April 28, 2014 The Homeland Security Department is preparing to test biometric devices that will let it track passengers when they exit the country, in response to a congressional mandate that it has struggled for more than a decade to fulfill. Congress first called for an automated system to track when […]

PLANS: Selecting A Bug Out Location

Source: inchsurvival.com By: whitewolf Posted on: August 12, 2013 Leaving the security of your home and deciding to bug out should always be your last resort.  There are many different scenarios in which you could be forced to leave.  It could be a natural or man-made disaster or perhaps the economy has collapsed, society has broken down and […]

INFOGRAPHIC: The Art of War

I’m inspired to share this very detailed infographic today for two reasons. The first is a book I just finished this week called “One Second After“,  a contemporary view of what our daily life would be like, should an attack by our worst foes and enemies procure, launch and light off high yield nuclear weapons […]

THREATS: U.S. Risks National Blackout From Small-Scale Attack

Source: modernsurvivalonline.com By: Rourke Posted on: March 18, 2014 The following article was originally published here – – – http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304020104579433670284061220. The U.S. could suffer a coast-to-coast blackout if saboteurs knocked out just nine of the country’s 55,000 electric-transmission substations on a scorching summer day, according to a previously unreported federal analysis. The study by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission […]