The Possible Face of Safety Survival Run Out

 

boatBy: Anna Rodriguez Survival Central Contributing Writer

With numerous information drive disseminated about disaster safety guide and whatnot, come hell or high water you probably know the drill: stock up on survival basics like food, water, first aid, security or self-defense, and sanitation. If you’ve considered them, then you’re already many steps ahead than those who don’t. While Americans feel they’re knowledgeable about preparation for emergency/disaster situations, only one in three have actual preparedness plans, according to the SUNYIT/Zogby Analytics poll last year.

Let’s say that your disaster survival kit can go a long way to survive the disasters, but there’s more to the crisis situation that you should know (especially if you haven’t experienced anything like it at all). While you’re at it, it’s also important to be aware of the next big disasters that can happen what with Mother Nature getting so fed up with our selfish, destructible ways on this planet (or maybe the end is just near, we’ll never know). The intention is not to create panic, but a reality check is crucial every once in a while. If such things happen, know that we’re not completely helpless. Continue reading

New Al Qaeda Magazine Hints an Attack on US Is Imminent

New York Survival CentralBy: Leah Barkoukis

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula’s media branch is out with a new English language magazine, Palestine-Betrayal of the Guilty Conscience Al-Malahem. The new publication, a spin-off of Inspire, is calling on fellow Muslims to wage acts of terror in the United States and Britain.

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Things To Box and Unbox In Your Survival Storage Paraphernalia

Emergency Preparedness KitBy: Anna Rodriguez (Survival Central Contributor)

If a major disaster sweeps across America, at least six out of ten families would not know what to do.  This is according to a survey conducted by the Ad Council in 2013.  It found that most families would not know who to call, whereto go, what to bring, and what to do.  Only 19% are confident they are “very prepared” for a disaster.

A related national poll by the Adelphi University Center for Health Innovation reveals that 44% of Americans do not have first aid kits, 48% do not have emergency supplies, 52% have not prepared documents, and 52% do not have a designated meeting place.  In short, in the event of a disaster, most Americans would be at a lost and are more likely to be in danger. Continue reading