How to Survive in a City After the Collapse

Collapse-of-civilization-810x455 2There are different sorts of disasters affecting the lives and property of millions. Some are at the risk of tornadoes, earthquakes, and flooding; others experience a high occurrence of violent crimes. The risk of nuclear or bio – chemical disaster cannot be ignored.

Surviving after a collapse may appear almost next to impossible for a person. However, if you retain self confidence and a little hope, you can survive in such extreme conditions. Surviving the nastiest requires decisive thinking and forecast. Whether you’re experiencing the destruction of a cyclone, volcanic activity, fire, flood, or aggressive home crime, getting ready in advance for survival can accurately mean the difference between life and death. To start with,

gangs-2GangsRecognize the threat and prepare a game plan.

Preparing for the unheard offers a chance to recognize beforehand what probable dangers create the utmost risk to you and your folks. This can be determined by observing the area where you live from a natural disaster perspective as well as security and crime perspective as well. Try to include the names, phone numbers, and addresses of close by friends, family, and other emergency contacts while preparing your disaster plan.

water-reserve-2If everything breaks down, one of the first things you’ll need is an immediate supply of food and water. The amount of the necessary emergency supplies however depends upon how many people you are in total. Water bags can help you in such a situation. Being flexible, collapsible water storage tanks they offer a suitable means for the provisional storage of fresh water on a longstanding basis.

Meals Ready-to-Eat or the MREs are also helpful. MREs are self-sufficient individual meals packed in lightweight packaging that can be stored for years.

Also think about certain things like:

  1. Allocating the food you have.
  2. Freeze food that could go bad (if you can). If not, eat that food first.
  3. Present and future Farming possibilities.
  4. Livestock availability.
  5. Winter rations.

Locate a group

A group will offer protection to you and your family in such a situation and if further danger arises. Beyond that, group attachment will give you a feeling of belonging and safety at the same time. If you’re a comparatively huge group with all sorts of weapons and competence, you can do some fortification work. However, if you’re a small group with no urge to be known, the last thing you may long to do is line up a cluster of trucks about the houses and help your group members to escape swiftly particularly if the situation gets further worsened.

Check out your neighborhood

If you find your surroundings empty, check the houses of neighbors and friends. Do not hesitate to ask for perishable and canned foods, if they are present. You can also leave them a notice, if they are not there. Moreover, do not break into an equipped home. There may be somebody there with a rifle or any other weapon.

ruins-2Look For A Safe Shelter

If you are lucky enough to still own a house, then its good! If not, look for natural shelters like the caves, huts etc. If you do not find any man-made or natural shelters, consider building a few.

Depending on if you live near the woods or not, we have a few other articles on how to make shelter in the forest. There are some videos and easy ways to get cover fast.

Strengthen your surroundings

This involves carrying out certain types of things. You need to line up cars, busses, or trucks, scooters around you for fortification. If time allows, you can also build a wall or a kind of fort. You may also arrange for batteries, first-aid kit, medication, beddings etc.

Assemble weapons

You may also need to carry some of the following weapons for survival situations:

  • Knives
  • Mallets or clubs
  • Handguns or revolvers
  • You could also carry a rifle, shotgun, or bow outside as you might need it to protect or defend yourself.

Arrange for fire

You would need fire in such a situation. Fire would be required to cook something instantly for yourself and others. You can use any metal, rock, cement for the purpose. Also keep it protected from blustery weather and drizzle and take care it will not include water. An umbrella will also offer help your fire from going out. A golf umbrella is a better option, but be vigilant, you may capture one if the wind is lofty.

fleeing-from-townArranging migration

The evacuation plan involves certain necessary components. You might have to plan about where to go, how to reach there, what to carry with you. You need to have a safe place to go in an area where the crisis cannot threaten you. You may contact your friends or family to set up a safe house. The best course of action would probably exact situation. More on this to come.


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