We are living in a world that is rich with modern weaponry for massive destruction, and one of the most dangerous, if not the most dangerous know to mankind is nuclear weapons. A mishap is bound to happen with quarrels continuing in the world at large. The question is, are you prepared with the survival skills required to face a nuclear war?
In this article, I have highlighted some of the most important survival skills you will have to know to survive a nuclear war.
The Facts Of A Nuclear War
If a nuclear war happens, whether its between The Unites States and Russia or any country for that matter, we cannot deny that the fallout radiation from a nuclear war would kill everybody on earth and from the poison in the environment and in the air that we breathe.
1. Warnings and Communications
Warnings and continuous communication is critical during this scenario. You will have to know and to communicate what is happening where you are and other areas around the world to compare notes. Give out warnings when there is danger and properly communicate it to achieve success in survival for all. You may need to learn moss code, or the basics of moss code for communication, as your mobile or other electronic communication system may not be working for you.
2. Evacuation Preparedness
Unless you can be sure your home is more than 10 miles from where the nuclear warhead would hit, then you would need an evacuation plan. Bug out bags, emergency kits and underground hide outs would be your best bet for survival. Find out more about nuclear fallout evacuation plan in your country and in the region where you live. Understand the latest evacuation strategies that would keep you and your family save.
3. Underground Shelter
The evacuation plans above should cover where the nearest nuclear shelter would be. If that is not available, the best option would be to build an underground shelter that is self-sustaining, where you can grow food and produce water independently. You can store emergency rations, but that can only last you so long. That is the main reason why a self-sustaining food supply is critical for the survival of you and your loved ones.
4. Cooling and Ventilation
You will also need cooling and ventilation for your shelter and not just that, you will need ventilation that could filter out the nuclear fallout particles. This is why you will need a means to provide electricity in your shelter as well. You will also need to filter out carbon dioxide and keep your shelter oxygen rich.
5. Produce Water from Waste
Water is a basic necessity for human beings. Without it we would die in less than 4 days. Remember to store enough water for consumption. You will also need water to keep a good hygiene, for washing and cleaning up. A good idea is to have a recycle equipment to produce water from waste you produce.
6. Produce Self-sustaining Food
Is of course crucial for survival and as mentioned earlier, you will find a way to produce food in your shelter. Aquaponics is a good self-sustaining system. You get to produce organic vegetable and fish meat with this system and you dont even need to water them.
These are the 6 most important survival skills we have identified, that you must know to survive a nuclear war. Learn and find out more to make sure you are fully prepared for this mishap should it strike. You will never know!