Category Archives: Technological Disasters

Prepping in the Remote Work Era: How Employees Can be Prepared at Home If Disaster Strikes

Splashy things like guns, food, water, and bunkers often take center stage in the prepper world. Nevertheless, sometimes it’s important to step back and consider if you’re prepared for more unique, down-to-earth disasters. Case in point: trying to navigate external troubles while working from home.  Millions of people are working on the homefront in the wake of the coronavirus. This virtual connection to one another is tenuous at best, with communication issues always a faulty router, weak internet connection, or power outage away. If a disaster strikes while you’re working remotely, here are a few bonus prepper tips that you’re … Continue reading

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How to Prepare for Home Emergencies

Guest Post by Kyle Shaw For most, home is synonymous with comfort and security. It’s where one goes to relax, not ponder all the things that could possibly go wrong. And yet, there’s something to be said about home emergency preparedness. From forest fires to devastating earthquakes, disasters—both natural and man-made—can strike anywhere at any time. There’s a good chance that you’ll be at home when a potential disaster unfolds, but are you ready for it? Here’s how you can start preparing yourself for home emergencies. Know the Risks Knowing which types of emergencies to prepare for is key to … Continue reading

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Contingency Planning for Natural Disasters

Guest post by Jori Hamilton You never know when a disaster might creep up on you without warning. There are so many different kinds of disasters out there, from economic and personal struggles to the threat of terrorism or even the capacity of our own technology to be used against us. One category of danger that is as old as time, though, is natural disasters. From floods to fires, earthquakes to tornadoes, if you are aware of potential natural disasters, it’s a great idea to have a contingency plan in place. What Is a Contingency Plan? A contingency plan, simply put, … Continue reading

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Types of Disasters

The below is a list of potential disasters. Some of these happen everyday and some only happen occasionally. Use this list as a thinking tool when performing your Threat Analysis or Risk Assessment to identify those potential threats in your area. One type of disaster not listed here is the synergistic disasters. These are the disasters whose effects are magnified or worsened due to the effects from another disaster. For example, the 9.0 Japanese earthquake that created a large tsunami on the Japan shore, which destroyed the Fukashima nuclear reactor. Two large disaster events combined to create an even larger … Continue reading

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National Preparedness Month 2014

Hurricanes, floods, wildfires, earthquakes, tornadoes. How many of these occur in your area? How many have already been a near miss to your home? Are you ready for the next disaster? Listen to my latest podcast.

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Prepper News Watch for August 19, 2014

As you have, no doubt, noticed, the situation in Ferguson is being fanned by the media, anarchists, criminals, and racists. Don’t be fooled, this is not a protest. It’s a cover for rampant violence from a segment of society whom believes they are entitled. Entitled to what? Apparently, anything they want. This is not a peaceful protest, as you may have been led to believe. These “peaceful” protestors are shooting at the cops, burning buildings, and looting, all in the name of “Give us Justice!” The Police Chief is trying everything he can think of to quell the violence: More … Continue reading

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Al-Qaeda Calls for Car Bomb Attacks on American Cities, Targets Abroad

Al-Qaeda Calls for Car Bomb Attacks on American Cities, Targets Abroad: The latest issue of Al-Qaeda’s Inspire magazine contains an article about using car bombs in U.S. cities as well as abroad during election seasons, both presidential and congressional, as well as on Christmas and New Years Eve. The cities and areas listed in the piece include Washington, D.C., New York, Northern Virginia, Chicago, and Los Angeles. America is our first target, followed by United Kingdom, France and other crusader countries. As for the field target for the car-bomb, you have places flooded with individuals, e.g. sports events in which tens of thousands … Continue reading

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FREE Radioactive Hot Particle Testing of Auto and Home Air Filters

During my interview with Steve Aukstakalnis of AlertsUSA Inc., we forgot to mention this great service that he sponsors: With the ongoing Fukushima disaster in Japan, failing waste storage tanks at Hanford, and faltering nuclear power facilities across the country, the recent release of radioactive materials into the air at the DOE Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad, NM is again heightening concerns about possible health risks to the general public, and rightfully so. Are there radioactive ‘hot particles’ floating around in the air in your local area that could be breathed in? What about inside of your home? The … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading: Pass the SHIELD Act Now, Before It’s Too Late

Published on Breitbart Feed // visit site On June 18, the Congressional EMP Caucus held a public event to launch the SHIELD Act, which would protect the national electric grid from a natural or manmade electromagnetic pulse (EMP). EMP is like super-lightning that can damage and destroy electronic systems everywhere across vast regions, potentially across the entire continental United States. An EMP catastrophe would blackout the national electric grid for months or years, stopping the operation of all the critical infrastructures–communications, transportation, banking and finance, food and water–that sustain modern society and the lives of the American people. EMP is … Continue reading

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