Survive the EMP Aftermath

When the grid goes down, what will you do?

Survive the EMP Aftermath
How to survive a post EMP attack (super EMP weapons)

In our first article on how to survive an EMP, we disclosed the
ten most dangerous places to be during an EMP, and showed
you how to set up your home to prepare. This article is about
what to do when the grid goes down, after you've secured your
home against an EMP attack.

When there's power grid failure, survival is up to you!

When the grid goes down, what will you do?
Experts agree that it's not so much if, but when it will happen
that the grid goes down. An ElectroMagnetic Pulse (EMP) is
imminent whether as an attack or as a result of a solar flare.
An attack is particularly concerning as it means an enemy could
kill millions of people without sending troops or missiles, and
without any bioterrorism, such as a super virus, all without
making a sound.

One thing is for sure: you can't keep ignoring the probleml.
Even U.S. News and World Report says we can't keep ignoring!

According to the U.S. News and World Report,
The EMP threat is
real and growing, and "We must harden our infrastructure to
withstand electromagnetic threats."

Who has the power to make the U.S. grid go down?
  • China
  • Iran
  • North Korea (possibly) and
  • the Soviet Union

All have the power to decimate the population in a slow death
of starvation and disease resulting from an EMP.

What to do immediately following an Electromagnetic Pulse
(EMP):
Learn how to prepare for and survive an EMP attack!

  • Be nimble to steer clear of electronics instinctively upon
    impact. Anything that can conduct electricity will be a
    deadly force. After you see the telltale and foreboding
    white light signaling impending destruction, beware of
    power lines and circuitry, and don't touch metal pipes to
    avoid electric shock. Even your cellphone will have massive
    amounts of electricity racing through it. As mentioned in
    our previous article on EMP, you should already have a
    surge protector for the electronic equipment in your home
    as a way to shield your devices from EMP. This should
    provide a layer of protection.

  • Fill up the bathtubs with water! Every prepper home
    would be well equipped with waterBOB for each bathroom
    with a bathtub. Fresh water is a priority because lack of it
    will be among the first killers following an EMP attack. The
    waterBOB will get you through the worst and help you to
    survive when the others will perish. It is only part of your
    plan for water, which should also include filtration devices,
    such as:

  • Keep your Faraday box intact for the short term. Don't
    open your Faraday box immediately in case of geomagnetic
    storm. Like an earthquake, there may be waves of
    destruction, whether man made or from the solar system.

  • Beware of Endemics! Do you know the difference between
    and endemic and a pandemic? An epidemic is the rapid
    spread of a localized disease; while a pandemic strikes in
    world-wide proportions. Whatever localized infection is
    taking place, there will be fewer resources with which to
    handle. An endemic of one sort or another is inevitable. As
    the gravity of the situation sets in, you'll need to consider
    that illness can strike more quickly and without help from
    doctors or hospitals.

  • Keep your important gear in check. If you've followed our
    first article on EMP, then you've amassed the things you
    need (and now you must fight for your life to keep them).
    Here is a list of basic EMP survival supplies:
  1. alternative refrigeration, including making a
    homemade zeer pot.
  2. firearms
  3. Off grid ovens, including Solar oven, volcano oven
  4. Off grid lighting, including oil lamps, soil
  5. Manual kitchen tools, including wall mounted can
    opener, and grain mills
  6. Water filtration and storage systems (and a well
    water pump)

Master List of Essentials for an EMP
  1. Food. One-year food storage, including ready made canned
    foods, just add hot water meals; grains (wheat and rice)
    and beans; and dehydrated foods; and long term freeze
    dried foods which last upwards of 25 years.
  2. Water. Waters storage for three to six months and means
    to filter water for years to come.
  3. BIC lighter (and other firestarters). A BIC lighter is more
    valuable than a thousand generators.
  4. Several ways to light the night (lamp, flashlight,
    candles). A good option is a solar lamp as it is renewable
    energy.
  5. Fuel (wood, charcoal, propane, rechargeable
    batteries). Biomass material is good, but you'll also need
    fuel for lighting.
  6. Rocket stove (and other alternative cooking methods).
    A rocket stove efficiently.
  7. Sanitation. Method to safely dump bodily waste. A way to
    do the laundry and a way to bathe and keep clean.
  8. Garbage and compost. Method for dealing with trash,
    potentially also to bury the dead.
  9. First aid, dental and medical kit.
  10. Refrigeration. Zeer pot, root cellar (for storage of root
    vegetables). Solar refrigerators are available.
  11. Faraday cage and communications. A two way radio, and
    a HAM radio protected in a Faraday cage potentially could
    help unveil the aftermath of an EMP attack to fully assess
    the situation.
  12. Firearms to defend and protect what is rightfully yours.

BONUS items: Left is an analog clock -- a time piece that your
Great Grandparents may have used to track progress in the day.

Now at least you have a chance for survival. The poor fools who
haven't read up on an EMP attack haven't got a chance.

Happy Endings...
Keep reading our free information so you'll know exactly what
to do. You can turn contaminated water into potable water and
you can learn exactly the foods with the best shelf life to help
you get through just about crisis, not just an EMP.

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