Earthquakes can occur anywhere in the world, and often without warning. In fact, according to the US Geological Survey, earthquakes are responsible for more than 90% of all natural disaster fatalities.
Hurricanes are not just a coastal problem. Rain, wind, water and even tornadoes could happen far inland from where a hurricane or tropical storm makes landfall.
In a post-collapse world, traditional forms of currency may be obsolete, and goods and services could very well become the new “cash.”
When it comes to medical preparedness, the conversation often revolves around having the right first aid supplies, knowledge of emergency procedures, and the ability to perform under pressure. While these …
In February of last year, a series of extreme winter storms struck Southern California’s mountain communities, burying them under 106 inches of snow and stranding thousands of residents for weeks. …
AmCon is committed to “keeping the Members up-to-date on current events and threat models they may be exposed to.” If we are not careful the “keeping current” part of the …
As preparedness-oriented men and women, proficiency in basic medical skills should be something that we continually strive toward.
Taking care of ourselves means we are in charge of our well being, an act of self-knowledge and self-love. So often, we will look for others to take care of us when …
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Be sure you are healthy and fit enough to be able to come to your own aid, and quite possibly the aid of your family, friends, and community.
Here are some tips to ensure your home stays cool and comfortable for you and your family when the power fails during summer.
We often spend a good amount of time planning for the perfect family vacation. But how much thought do we give to keeping our families safe while we are having fun and making memories?
Temperatures that are unreasonably hot – and that your body is unused to – can increase your risk for heat-related illnesses. Additionally, high humidity makes it harder for sweat to evaporate, and it’s the evaporation, not sweating itself, that cools the body and releases heat.
Tornadoes are widely considered as the nature’s most violent storms – carrying winds up to 300 miles per hour that can level buildings and carry cars 80 feet or more through the air.
Develop skills that you can use to earn extra money and become more self-sufficient.
Decentralized digital currencies have emerged as a disruptive force in the world of finance. Powered by blockchain technology, these digital currencies offer a unique alternative to traditional centralized financial systems.
In this article, we focus on creating a budget to reduce financial risk and provide more disposable income to spend on making our families better prepared.
Are you concerned about the cost of preparing and how it could impact your monthly expenses? Do you worry about the potential of losing your job, which could further limit your ability to invest in preparedness? How can you take steps towards being better prepared, without sacrificing your quality of life?
By @JesseMogle In times of crisis, having a ready-to-go bag packed with essentials could mean the difference between survival and disaster. This bag, often referred to as a Go-Bag or …
Now is a good time to think ahead about what you would do if your home or family came under the threat of wildfire.