This post is part of our Common Sense Preparedness series, where our goal is to help you be prepared for whatever life throws at you. EMP or Electro Magnetic Pulse has been in the news lately with the posturing of North Korea and active solar flares. This post discusses different types of EMPs, what damage they may cause and actions, if any, that you can take to prevent problems or deal with them if/when they occur. [Read more…]
What are you preparing for? There's been a lot of hype lately about the zombie apocalypses and Doomsday Preppers, but most of us just want to be able to take care of ourselves and our families during “everyday emergencies”.
We've made up a list of events that many of us will encounter at some point in our lives. Many of these estimates come from the National Safety Council website. Others are from additional sites around the web. Numbers are for estimation purposes only, just to give you a feel for what's real and what's hype.