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  1. Australia and New Zealand
    So, how many of you are prepping for these heavy rain storms & expected floods, worst in decades? I hear the people in Ireland are suing their government for inaction on global warming, I wonder if we can do the same? Due to our government being corrupt to the core, we missed the chance of a...
  2. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    The spillway has broken due to erosion. Incoming water can't be let out fast enough, lake will be 100% full sometime Friday. The "emergency spillway" is just the lower side of the dam and has NEVER been tested. It could be real bad...
  3. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    I did look before I posted this to make sure this topic wasn't covered before and couldn't find anything. My question is since we rely on power to tame flooding areas etc etc, what preps do you guys have in place in case the power we rely on to control water becomes an issue? I've got sandbags...
  4. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    Flooding in Australia How would you like to wake up to this. um honey, did you prep a flame thrower??? lol Full story http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/environment/weather/web-wonders-spiders-spin-for-their-lives-as-floodwaters-rise-20120307-1ujov.html
  5. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    Can you imagine the stock markets skydiving if this happens?
  6. Australia and New Zealand
    The Bureau of Meteorology has predicted damaging winds, very heavy rainfall, flash flooding and large hailstones.This from today 21/2/2011 for Qld. The weather is acting strange world wide in comparison to what we normally get. This could simply be a once every 100 years thing, but somehow I...
  7. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Since I live in a flood area, and yes we have flooded in my life time, I decided to look for a life jacket. I found this helpful guide what to look for in the different jackets: http://www.gettherightfit.co.uk/ensuring-you-have-the-right-size-life-jacket.html PS: Anyone looking for dog...
  8. General Discussion
    I went up to the Teton Dam yesterday cuz I was bored, snapped a few .... Pretty cool they actually left it alone (or rather whats left after it broke).
  9. Urban Survival
    Kinda explains itself. This picture was taken in bridge city after hurricane Ike.
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