EMP

EMP stands for ElectroMagnetic Pulse. It’s a type of disaster that could literally bring part of the world to the Dark Ages. The power grid would collapse and, in some cases, most if not all your electronics will cease to function.

 

There are two known ways to prepare for an EMP:

  1. Learn to live without electricity
  2. Protect some of your devices by means of a Faraday cage. They’re easy and cheap to make.

 

Learn more about EMPs in our article selection below.

10 Non-Electric EMP-Proof Devices to Get

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If SHTF because of an EMP, the world as we know it will change rapidly. Many devices that we rely on every day could simply stop working. Although scientists have an idea of what the effects of a wide scale EMP would be on electrical devices, it’s difficult to know …

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8 Ways to Get Around After an EMP

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Let’s face it, when SHTF, your choice is to bug in or bug out. For those who are already in a more rural or isolated location, bugging in makes sense. But for those in an urban environment, or even those who live just outside a large city, the need to …

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Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) Effects

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An EMP attack is the most deadly doomsday proposition we could ever face. Few outside of the prepper community are even pondering such an end of the work event – and far fewer still are preparing to survive such a SHTF and the copious amount of domino mega disaster effects …

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The EMP Threat Is Real The Government Is Not Prepared

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North Korea claims to be able to hit the United States mainland with ballistic missiles and an EMP weapon. It is long past time to not only start taking the threat of an EMP attack far more seriously, but to educate yourself about what the impact of an electromagnetic pulse …

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The Day The Electronics Died: What Happens After An EMP

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There has been a great deal of talk recently surrounding EMPs. Electromagnetic pulses are a very real threat and one of the most likely SHTF scenarios.  Most countries have the technology, and unlike nuclear weapons these machines are not regulated. It is also very possible for EMPs to occur naturally. …

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Just How Safe Is the US Power Grid

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Considering all the major news networks and publications have talked about how vulnerable the US power grid is, it is pretty reasonable to say the US power grid ISN’T very safe. This isn’t something the prepper community prepares for while the average person says, “Oh, it will never happen.” Big …

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What Will and Won’t Survive an EMP Attack

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There’s been a lot of talk about EMP attacks and it’s gotten a lot of people wondering what it is and also what will survive one of those attacks. So let’s answer those questions. First in order to understand the threat, a proper definition of an EMP attack must be …

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What It’s Like to Live Without Electricity

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In this day and age, almost everything is done using electricity. It has become such a constant and integral part in our lives that we use it without a second thought. But what if one day, something happens of catastrophic proportions that we lose power for good? How would that …

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