Category: Post Disaster

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 […]

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 […]

THINK: Prepping Is More Than Food & Water

Source: vigilprudence.com By: PRUDENCE  Posted on: JANUARY 8, 2014 Being prepared can become an overwhelming task, there is a lot to do and consider.  It is important to understand that preparing is more than just stocking up on food and water.  It can be overwhelming when looking at the big picture and all the different things  you need […]

DISASTER: NY’s Response to Sandy Hindered by Computer Network Overload

Source: emergencymgmt.com By: James M. Odato Posted on: March 05, 2014 New York’s emergency response to Superstorm Sandy was hindered because the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Service’s computer network could not handle all the applications running, according to a new report from a western New York company that works for the agency. The report reveals the […]

PREP: The Dangers of The Normalcy Bias

Source: readynutrition.com By: Tess Pennington  Posted on: February 17th, 2014 Change is often an unwelcome concept into our lives. As humans, we are creatures of habit and have a tendency to gravitate to the norm, to our daily routines and to our regular habits. Anything out of the ordinary that throws us out of our routine can often […]

RESOURCES: How to Scavenge Post-Collapse

[emc2alert type=”error” style=”normal” position=”top” visible=”visible” closebtn=”0″ title=”Warning…” ]In most areas, scavenging is not thought of very highly. Those folks that don’t like it, usually call it LOOTING. Don’t be a LOOTER. This article is shared because I believe in recycling useful items, after their original use has passed on, such as using a broken down […]

PLANNING: Map…Where You Don’t Want to Be When It Hits the Fan

Source: thedailysheeple.com By: Mac Slavo www.SHTFplan.com  Posted on: September 6th, 2013 When it hits the fan America’s population centers will explode in violence, looting, and total breakdown of law and order. It’s a theory put forth by numerous survival and relocation specialists, and one that makes complete sense if you consider what happens in a truly serious collapse-like scenario. […]