Disasters

Natural, man made, cosmic, major, minor, purposeful, or accidental; disasters happen all over the world, every day. Prepper Life is all about helping like minded people find reliable information to help them and their families survive even the most devastating of disasters.

Wildfire Evacuation: Knowing When to Bug Out

August 11, 2022
Wildfires are either natural occurring disasters or man-made. It can appear suddenly, do irreparable damage, and last for hours, and in some cases, even days or weeks. This leaves people in its path with more than enough time to evacuate their homes. Knowing when to bug out, is the key.
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How Covid-19 Created More Preppers

August 3, 2022
The day the Covid-19 outbreak was declared a pandemic was like every other day. The working class got ready for the routine hustle and bustle, the subway in NYC was already packed with commuters and Congress was probably passing a new law. Yet, such a regular day is permanently ingrained in the records of history...and no-one wants to be caught with their pants down like that again.
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Protecting Your Property Against Wildfires

July 29, 2022
As the climate is changing, wildfires are becoming increasingly more common these days. These devastating flames have impacted millions of people and properties. While wildfires cannot be avoided entirely, safeguarding your property and home can help reduce the potential damage.
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Hazards of Hurricanes

July 11, 2022
Hurricanes are bad enough on their own. Unfortunately, they don’t come alone. There are several subsequent hazards that come along with them like: Storm Surges, Tornadoes, inland flooding, and more. Preparing for these hazards will make all the difference when you find yourself faced with a hurricane.
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Atlantic Hurricane Season 2017: Survival Stories

December 10, 2021
The Atlantic hurricane season of 2017 is unforgettable. The season saw an astounding number of named storms and hurricanes, with an even more startling number of major hurricanes compared to other years.
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Preparing for Disaster Scenarios

November 9, 2021
As I started making my preparedness plan, I quickly realized it was more like plans. Although there are many factors that need to be addressed for almost every scenario, there are also many unique factors for individual situations that need to be considered.
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The Rise of Mass Shootings

October 4, 2021
Data shows that mass shootings are on the rise in the United States and that the numbers are considerably higher than in other Western countries. In this article, we will focus on the Q1 2020 and Q1 2021 numbers in the United States, alongside other statistics. For clarification, Q1 refers to the time period from January 1st – March 31st.
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Surviving a Hurricane

August 30, 2021
With these storms having the ability to bring on a deadly situation, it is silly not to take them seriously. As natives of Florida, the team members at Prepper Life are used to hurricane season and can often forget how unpredictable and dangerous they can be.
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Coronavirus vs the Spanish Flu

July 19, 2021
Everything from famine, desertification, war, and of course diseases, have riddled human history for centuries now. Most recently, another life altering event shook Earth’s populace: the outbreak of COVID-19.
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Winter Storms | A Survivalist Retrospective

May 10, 2021
While winter storms are considered events that should be prepared for, we do not typically consider them natural disasters. However, this particular situation moved into the disaster category quickly, and not just a natural disaster but also a man-made disaster.
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What Would a Modern Civil War Look Like?

November 11, 2020
It is no secret that the citizens of our great nation are at odds with one another. Everyone fears something, or everything, these days. Given the state of things, is it irritational to become concerned about the possibility of a civil war?
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Australia Brush Fires

January 8, 2020
Australia is reeling from continent wide brush fires. The fires have been continuous since September 2019. Australia’s southeast coast has been hit the hardest, but nearly all of the island has been ravished by wildfires; some set accidentally and others deliberately. Over 20 million acres across the country have burned so far, and there are still months to go in this 2019-2020 fire season.
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Rare Meteor Shower Tonight

November 21, 2019
Meteors pass closely to earth all the time. Want evidence, look up, tonight! This evening a rare meteor shower will be visible around 11:15 pm EST.
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Explainer: what’s the difference between an outbreak and an epidemic?

November 15, 2019
What’s the difference between an epidemic and pandemic? It’s time to brush up on the vocabulary that can help you understand just what infectious disease experts are trying to tell us.
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Dealing with the Aftermath of a Hurricane

November 7, 2017
Despite the advanced warning you may receive, once one hits your area you may be pretty shaken up. Assuming the hurricane wasn't a category five, a good preparedness plan will lessen the severity of care needed after the hurricane passes.
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Dealing with the Aftermath of a Tornado

October 25, 2017
The first thing you should do in the wake of a tornado is address any injuries. If you know of someone that injured call 911 and then tend to them immediately.
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Active Volcanoes in the US

September 6, 2017
Throughout the US and it's territories there are 65 volcanoes that scientists classify as 'Active'. Twelve of those volcanoes are considered 'on alert'.
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Oil Spills: Deadly to Animals, Humans, and the Environment

June 10, 2017
Unlike most natural disasters, no one can predict this man made disaster. A lot of people think, just because an oil spill happens far out in the ocean that it doesn’t affect much of the human race. That is incorrect.
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How to be Prepared for a Tornado

May 19, 2017
Tornadoes can occur with little to no warning and can be massively destructive in a short period of time. You can increase your chances of surviving a Tornado with some preparation.
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Dealing with the Aftermath of an Earthquake

January 18, 2017
When an earthquake strikes, it can be very alarming and cause you to feel disoriented. The aftermath of an event like this can range from rather irrelevant to quite tremendous.
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Surviving A Flood

August 10, 2016
When flood conditions are present, you’ll want to rely on your evacuation plan to get you to a point of safety. While monitoring weather conditions, determine what triggering event will cause you to implement your plan. Will it be the issuing of a flood warning, or will you leave whenever a watch is announced?
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