The two most likely reasons for an EMP are a nuclear explosion or solar flare. This post discusses the damage an EMP may cause and actions that you can take to prevent or manage the results of the EMP. A large Electromagnetic Pulse EMP would cause widespread problems. 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.…
There are many possible reasons for an emergency. Some feel likely but in reality are extremely rare. It can be tempting to get caught up in prepping for fire, hurricanes, nuclear bombs and many other things. We want to focus on things that are likely – things that we should prepare for.
We’ve made a list of risks and how likely they are. This list is based on the National Safety Council website and others sources from around the web. The “odds” or likelihood numbers are estimates only, just to give you a feel for what’s real and what’s hype.