Natural and Manmade Disasters

Lost In The Woods: 5 Tricks For Finding Your Way … Without A Compass

After numerous fishing, hunting and backpacking trips, I’ve found myself lost more times than I’d like to admit. Over time I learned the hard way and spent a good amount of effort learning some basic techniques for those occasions when I simply assumed I wouldn’t need a compass. We all know a compass points north. […]

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5 Scenarios Most People Simply Are not Prepared For

The events involving the recent hurricanes have brought to the forefront just how important it is to be ready for a crisis at any given time. But no matter what we imagine those scenarios might involve, it likely will be more difficult than we think. For example, what good is stockpiled food if it gets […]

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20 Things to Do When a Disaster is About to Strike

No one should wait until the last second to prepare for a disaster, but even if you’re hardcore prepper with tons of supplies, there are still certain things you’ll want to do when a disaster is imminent: charge your devices, top off your gas tank, fill your bathtubs with water, and so forth. The purpose […]

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Earthquakes

The crust of the earth is made up of seven masses called tectonic plates. They are in steady motion. Accumulated stress builds up from the continental plates grinding, sliding or colliding against or slipping under each other. Pressure is released in a powerful explosion of energy that fractures the earth’s surface, shakes the ground, causes […]

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