By Ken Jorgustin
You are enjoying a well deserved vacation when the worst happens – SHTF!
Not just a small localized disaster, but a true SHTF event.
It’s been in the back of your mind (since you’re a prepper) the ‘what-if’ thought.
What if you were on vacation when ‘it’ happens? The shite hits the fan.
What will you do?
It’s something worth thinking about. One never knows the day or the time (if and when) the SHTF, but what if it happens while you’re away from your home base?
Given the variability in SHTF scenarios coupled with the variability of where or how far you may be from home base at the time, there’s no one clear answer to this problem. However there is some good general advise – as follows:
GET OUT OF DODGE
My number one priority (apart from my immediate situation and security) would be to get back home – to where I’ve prepped for just such an event.
Most people who are confronted by the impact of a SHTF disaster will suffer from disbelief or shock for awhile – and will probably not make the best initial decisions (if at all). Many will simply sit and wait for ‘help’. The sad truth is that the vast majority of the public assume and depend upon government (or agencies within the system) to save them or help them.
This is your key window of opportunity to take immediate action – before things get even worse.
During the impact stage of SHTF, it is important to:
1. Remain level-headed
2. Recognize and understand what has happened.
3. Estimate the follow-on consequences.
4. Gauge your response and actions accordingly.
There is an immediate aftermath, which may involve chaos and a unique set of problems.
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