Constructing an affordable prepper’s hideaway is not only possible but also rewarding. By combining smart design choices, budget-conscious strategies, and practical solutions, you can create a secure sanctuary without breaking the bank. Remember, preparedness is about resourcefulness.
Worst Case Scenarios
These are the scenarios of our nightmares but events that can and do happen. It’s better to learn about worst-case scenarios, prepare, and know how to react. Gain insights and learn how to prepare for things like civil unrest, a nuclear event, an EMP (electromagnetic pulse), and pandemics. Don’t be afraid — just learn and then prepare!
Knowledge is power, so in this article, I more thoroughly develop my reasoning about why a nationwide grid-down SHTF EMP scenario is just fun fiction. Plus, we’ll cover what you need to know to understand the basics of EMP and links to a comprehensive article with pictures about how to make a faraday cage.
Have you given any thought as to what you would do if your home or other property were taken over by others in the aftermath of a worst case scenario? Would you walk away and try to survive elsewhere? What would be your backup plan? Here are practical steps you can take if the only option is to take back your home by force.
Protect yourself and your loved ones should you unexpectedly end up in or near a group of people on the verge of becoming violent or already there. Don’t be caught unprepared when a protest turns violent. Survive civil unrest by being aware and having a plan. Here’s what you need to know. (With video)
A post-apocalyptic scenario, commonly known as TEOTWAWKI (pronounced teh-oh-twakee,) stands for “The end of the world as we know it.” At its most basic level, it’s defined as a complete and utter breakdown of all existing institutions. TEOTWAWKI is a catastrophic event resulting in harsh survival conditions for a prolonged period. Here’s how to better prepare.
People have been preparing for SHTF with impeccable plans for food, shelter, and similar. However, they seem to think everyone will remain reasonably well behaved and keep observing the rules of “polite society.” I don’t have such a rosy view of humanity. In fact, I have a very different view of how things could play out. Here’s what I think we could expect and why.
Often, gatherings of angry people can erupt into violence completely out of the blue, but usually, there are plenty of warning signs before a group reaches that point. The problem is, that you never know what the final trigger will be. These 15 tips will help you stay safe, especially if you happen to be at the wrong place at the wrong time. Civil unrest safety strategies are simple to learn and implement when necessary.
A pandemic can occur anytime and without warning. It doesn’t care if the economy is good or bad, if we are in war or peacetime, or where we live. It doesn’t discriminate if we are wealthy or poor, male or female, or what color skin we have. The economy may never crash, there may never be an EMP or asteroid, and you might never face a hurricane, earthquake, or tornado, but there WILL be another pandemic. You and your family must prepare for its arrival.
Do you know how to protect your gear from an EMP? On a scale of one to ten, an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) and more specifically a high-altitude electromagnetic pulse (HEMP) are events that rank about an eleven on the preppers Scary Survival Event Scale. Let’s take a look at some facts and how you can protect your sensitive electronic gear from an EMP attack, regardless of how it occurs.
Sometimes when you don’t hear from me for a while, it’s because I’m busy thinking. And lately, I’ve been thinking that, in spite of my overall optimism about life, there will be a time when it really is too late to prep.
That time could arrive at any time. These are the three warning signs that you need to watch out for!
If you need knowledge, read a book. If you want to really know something, experience is the best teacher. So when it comes to living out of your car, which is one of the fastest-growing forms of homelessness, the best advice comes from people who have actually done it for more than just a week or two.
Are you concerned about continuing shortages this year and into the next? Are you wondering what to buy before hyperinflation? You’re not alone. I think those are some of the biggest questions on people’s minds right now. The most important thing is don’t panic. Food is not running out tomorrow and you have time.
Having said that, it’s time to make some lists and calmly focus on stocking some essentials.
Most experts go into great detail explaining why hyperinflation may be on its way. Indeed, there is plenty of blame to spread around. However, as a mom, my primary concern is how to prepare for this nightmare if, indeed, it becomes a reality. Here are some common-sense steps that will help you and your family be in a more stable position.