Category Archive: Disaster Recovery Plan

Reasons Why We Worry About Dirty Bombs

Reasons Why We Worry About Dirty Bombs The mention of dirty bombs doesn’t seem to send fear coursing through the veins of the population at large.  Maybe this term is benign enough to make these weapons seem relatively harmless compared to a biological or nuclear attack.  However, dirty bombs are extremely deadly, and they can …

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Another Earthquake, Another Reason to Prepare for the Worst

Another Earthquake, Another Reason to Prepare for the Worst A large Earthquake struck Southern Japan on April 15th, 2016 in the middle of the night, causing widespread damage and trapping scores of people.  While deaths were minimal compared to the scale of the disaster, the devastation blocked roads, made access to medical services difficult and …

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Bug Out Basics: Thinking Strategically or Tactically?

Bug Out Basics:  Thinking Strategically or Tactically? One of the biggest weaknesses that preppers have relates to poor planning for bugging out.  We may have the best gear, a sturdy vehicle, a shelter far from urban areas and a general plan.  However, we often overlook the details that are essential to success.  This focus on …

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Back to Basics: Hit the Ground Running in Wilderness Survival Situations

Back to Basics:  Hit the Ground Running in Wilderness Survival Situations With all of the tips, tricks and tools available, it’s really easy to complicate the simple when it comes to getting established in the wilderness. It’s important to remember to focus on the three basic aspects of wilderness survival before spending too much time …

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10 Major Natural Disasters Predicted Soon!

10 Major Natural Disasters Predicted Soon! Scientists have always been making predictions of when a catastrophic disaster will happen. However, within the 21st century, many have made predictions of major natural disasters occurring in the near future.Here are 10 catastrophic natural disasters that, according to scientific evidence, may occur at any minute. The entries are …

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6 Tips To Prepare For a Hurricane

6 Tips To Prepare For a Hurricane Learn how planning ahead can help you protect your family, your home and your belongings in a dangerous storm.  When the weatherman tells you to take cover because a hurricane is on the way, the last thing you want to do is worry about whether you are prepared. …

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Why Nuclear Ballistic Missiles Are Still a Threat

Why Nuclear Ballistic Missiles Are Still a Threat With North Korea on the verge of having them as well, the world is entering into a degree of nuclear uncertainty that it has never experienced before.  Couple this with continuing political and economic instability across the globe, and it’s easy to see how the clock is …

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How to Make a Sturdy but Lightweight Camping Toilet

How to Make a Sturdy but Lightweight Camping Toilet We all know that it doesn’t take a lot of ingenuity to make a basic camping toilet or to dig a hole that can get the job done.  However, these options are not always comfortable, and they may require a little bit of balancing in order …

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What Matters Most? Preparation or Prediction

What Matters Most?  Preparation or Prediction Predicting disasters is big business. Insurance companies, governments, communities and individuals rely on good information in order to make choices that benefit their respective interests. However, predicting disasters is also very risky due to the sensational nature of the topic. It’s hard to develop a good approach to disaster …

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How To Defend Your Bug Out Location

How To Defend Your Bug Out Location The biggest obstacle when it comes to defending a piece of ground is resources, in particular trained personnel, weapons and ammunition. You can have an arsenal at hand, but you as one person can only fire one weapon at a time, so if you have limited personnel then …

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