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.

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Here’s How to Build a Faraday Cage for Your Car

Probably the single most plausible, if not the most likely, mega-disaster facing the modern world today is that posed by an EMP. Specifically, any nuclear- or non-nuclear EMP has the potential to cause widespread, catastrophic damage to the power grid, electronics and any other technology that relies on electronic components. The disruption might be temporary, …

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EMP Proof Vehicle: Here’s How to Get Started

Out of all the potential mega-disasters that we prep for, EMPs are probably the most plausible and the most likely. Gaining widespread attention for the potential destruction they can inflict along with severe second and third-order effects on society, widespread, massively destructive EMPs can be created by nuclear detonations, special EMP weapons, or even natural …

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Do EMPs Affect Batteries?

One of the scariest and most likely society-toppling events that could happen is a large-scale EMP event. A large enough EMP could potentially knock out all power grids and electronic devices across an entire country, plunging us back to the pre-industrial age and into a state of anarchy and chaos. Most of us already know …

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