Did you ever wonder about the differences in how people behave in a crisis? Why some people survive and some people die? Are there characteristics that we can nurture now in good times that could help see us through bad times?
“Preparedness is not about stockpiling and isolation. I know that now and I want you please take note of this. It is about being mentally and psychologically able to respond effectively and efficiently to the changes in the surroundings that could affect you.”
Your weakness is a weakness shared by other men; your strength is a strength possessed by other men; what you can do can be done by other men.
The Swedish government is warning its citizens to be prepared to survive on their own for at least a week, which is unusual advice for Sweden to dispense. Is there trouble on the horizon?
What if you had to stay warm during a long-term SHTF situation?
A disturbing study by researchers from the University of Georgia recently found that the majority of U.S. first responders have received no training in how to deal with the aftereffects of a nuclear attack, and that many are so frightened of radiation that they would be unwilling to assist in the event of such a disaster.
The situation in Venezuela is grim and not getting any better. A socialist government has destroyed what used to be one of the healthiest economies in the world and turned it into something for which few were prepared.
This is what life looks like for people who have just watched everything be turned upside down by Mother Nature.
Have you ever thought about what an SHTF Christmas would be like after an end-of-the-world-as-we-know-it event? I’m not talking about a minor issue that just affects a few people, but a full-on disaster that changes everything.
Stay informed and you’ll stay alive.
I hate to break it to you, but chances are you’re just not prepared for what’s coming. Not even close.
An incident in Morocco the other day showed us exactly how hungry people behave. And it isn’t pretty.
Simply put, urban survival will be quite a bit different from survival in a remote wilderness area or even a sparsely-populated suburban area. Let’s game some options, remembering that these options are general.
Apparently we, the preparedness community, are all wrong when it comes to the belief that after a disaster, chaos erupts and civic disorder is the rule of the day. That is only a disaster myth, and the public narrative belies it all.
FEMA’s new director, Brock Long, has repeatedly said that Americans do not have a “culture of preparedness,” something that is much-needed with the startling uptick in natural disasters.
There has never been more evidence that we need to prepare than what we’re seeing happening right now.
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