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Your Emergency Kit

UN Report Says Disasters Are Increasing… It’s More Important Than Ever to Prepare Does it seem like there are more natural disasters than there used to be? And that they’re getting worse? And destroying more property? And taking more lives? It certainly does to us at 4Patriots. But I’ve wondered if maybe that’s because we’re …


FEMA Admits They’ve Fallen Short

“We are experiencing a continuous increase in the number of extreme weather events. (Yet) the vast majority of Americans remain unprepared for major disasters.” – Dr. Irwin Redlener, Director for the National Center for Disaster Preparedness at Columbia University I suppose in a perfect world, the government would immediately step in during disasters. And they’d …


Doomsday Diet

Many of our readers recall the Fifties and Sixties very well. It was a tumultuous time in our country’s history. The Vietnam War, college campus protests, racial tensions and political assassinations dominated the news. But the thing that really had Americans living on edge was the Cold War. Threats of a nuclear attack against us …


Cooking Without Electricity

The day is coming when you’re going to have to cook without electricity. You might as well face it because it’s inevitable. We all know our country’s electrical grids are fragile and vulnerable. If extreme weather or a massive solar flare doesn’t fry one or more of our three grids, a physical or cyber-attack from …


Emergency Medical Plan

One of the scariest aspects of a post-disaster scenario is the lack of medical care we may be able to access. Clinics and hospitals might not be functional if the electrical grid goes down, and even if they are, they will be short staffed and overloaded with patients. If we’re suddenly cast into crisis mode, …


32 dead, millions without power

Hurricane Florence Pummels Carolinas… ‘Storm of a Lifetime’ Causes Deaths, Blackouts and Historic Flooding Thirty-two dead, including a mother and two infants. More than 1 million homes and businesses without power. Up to a record-shattering 40 inches of rain in some areas. Dams on the verge of bursting. Multiple tornadoes and mudslides. Tens of thousands …

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