Survival Scout Tips — evacuation
From disasters in Puerto Rico to Australia, 2020 is off to a shaky start. It’s the perfect time to assess your preparedness situation and stock up on the essentials.
Emergency preparedness in cities presents its own unique set of challenges. Discover stories of urban survival and tips to keep in mind as you prepare.
From earthquakes to civil unrest, oftentimes we learn best from those who have lived through the worst-case scenarios. Discover key disaster advice from five survivors.
A bomb cyclone, torrential rains and historic flooding effect more than farm fields and homes--learn more about how to prepare for the worst-case scenario that’s brewing through the heart of the United States.
First, let’s take care of some basic terminology. Fallout can be the result of any nuclear event, meaning it could be from a weapon or a nuclear plant meltdown. Nuclear fallout is produced when a nuclear burst takes place sufficiently near the Earth's surface that dirt and dust are ejected high into the atmosphere and become mixed with the nuclear fireball. Generally, depending upon the weapon yield, this includes bursts below 5,000-foot elevation. The debris lifted by the nuclear burst drifts with local wind and the "fallout" is a visible return of this plume to the Earth’s surface. Fallout particles...