Earthquake

Earthquakes are a significant threat that preppers take seriously due to their destructive potential and unpredictable nature. Preppers understand that seismic activity can lead to widespread damage to infrastructure, buildings, and utilities, disrupting essential services and communication networks. In preparing for earthquakes, preppers prioritize securing their living spaces and belongings to minimize hazards and ensure their safety during and after a seismic event. Earthquake-resistant construction, furniture anchoring, and emergency kits with supplies like food, water, and first aid are common measures taken by preppers to mitigate the dangers posed by earthquakes.

Another concern for preppers regarding earthquakes is the risk of secondary disasters such as tsunamis, landslides, and aftershocks. Depending on the magnitude and location of the earthquake, these secondary events can cause additional damage and complicate rescue and recovery efforts. Preppers who live in seismically active regions often develop evacuation plans, establish communication protocols with family members and neighbors, and practice drills to respond effectively to different disaster scenarios. By anticipating and preparing for the cascading effects of earthquakes, preppers aim to enhance their resilience and ability to cope with the challenges of a seismic event.

In preparing for the dangers of earthquakes, preppers also focus on building community resilience and mutual aid networks. Recognizing that disasters often overwhelm individual resources, preppers emphasize the importance of collaboration, resource sharing, and collective response in the aftermath of an earthquake. Establishing neighborhood emergency groups, participating in community drills and training exercises, and coordinating with local authorities can strengthen community preparedness and recovery efforts. By fostering a sense of solidarity and cooperation within their communities, preppers seek to enhance their ability to withstand the impact of earthquakes and support each other in times of crisis.

How to be Prepared for an Earthquake

April 17, 2017
Earthquakes occur when a sudden eruption of energy in the Earths Crust and causes the perceptive shaking of the Earths’ surface, also known as seismic waves.
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Fire Evacuation Challenge

December 16, 2019
It is important that preparation is coupled with practice to establish habits that become automatic when an emergency occurs. Panic can be your worst enemy in an emergency situation. Practicing your fire evacuation plan can significantly reduce panic and increase your chances of survival.
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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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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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Survival Sewing Kit

February 2, 2023
Natural disasters, emergency situations, and the common clothing mishap can all require the benefits from your survival sewing kit. From needing stitches to patching your ripped pants, keeping a sewing kit in your EDC or Go bag won’t be wasted.
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Preparing for Economic Collapse

January 10, 2023
Economic distress comes and goes, some bouts are felt harder than others. However, no matter the number of experiences one has with it, just hearing the word "recession" or "economic collapse" can cause the hair on the back of your neck to stand up.
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The Levels of Economic Collapse

November 30, 2022
Economic collapse or meltdown is a term typically used to refer to a range of unpleasant economic conditions. For instance, a high rate of unemployment over a period of time, high rate of bankruptcy, and so on.
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Public Meeting Spot Drill

August 18, 2022
No one plans for themselves or their kids to get lost in the crowd, but it does happen, every day. In those instances where someone goes missing in a public place, you will need a proactive plan. That’s where a meeting spot comes in handy.
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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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