This “best of” edition of the Weekly Drop is a collection of reader questions that focus on emergency preparedness. Because when it comes to surviving disasters, preparation is key.
Preparing for a nuclear disaster should be a top priority for you and your family. Remember, it’s not the initial blast that may harm you but the fallout from such an attack. This piece from Jeff Anderson over at Modern Combat & Survival runs down five steps to prepare for a nuclear attack and includes an offer for a detailed “Nuclear Survival Guide.”
Would you risk your life going to the store for a quart of milk? You wouldn’t have to if you had the necessary supplies to shelter in place. Check out today’s article for a list of items to have on hand so you and your family will be able to hunker down at home and outlast any outbreak.
Violent gangs and vicious criminals have a new “go-to” weapon in their deadly arsenals: acid attacks. Known as “face melting” or “torture in a bottle,” acid attacks create immediate, searing pain on contact and massive, irreversible damage to a victim in mere seconds. Here’s how to prevent yourself from becoming a victim and how to what to do if you or someone near you is attacked.
Today, Cade Courtley discusses a particularly dangerous cold weather scenario that frequently occurs in early winter or during the spring thaw when ice-covered lakes, rivers and ponds aren’t as safe as they appear.
Take a look at this piece by our friends over at 4Patriots. It runs down a whopping 22 off-label uses for aluminum foil, including several survival solutions.
As we covered in our most recent issue, the world is on high alert for a possible nuclear attack. I this doesn’t happens, but it’s a possibility for which we need to be prepared. Today, I want to share with you how to prepare for such an attack and what to do if, God forbid, it should come to pass.
There are reports of more far-right rallies planned in the coming weeks. What should you do if one of these events erupts in your town? How do you protect yourself if you suddenly find yourself surrounded by rioters? Here’s how to make sure you make it back to your home safe and alive.
Wondering what you can do after the violence in Charlottesville? Here’s your action to take. Plus, mudslides in Sierra Leone, hidden threats to your emergency storage and a gun-toting drone that can fire in midair.
Our friends at 4Patriots offer some advice on how to broach the subject of survival with your kids as well as a great way to get them involved in creating an emergency plan for your family.