Author and survival blogger Jim Cobb encourages readers to abandon an “It could never happen to me” mentality in his newly released book Urban Emergency Survival Plan: Readiness Strategies for the City & Suburbs.
This book delivers common sense, easy-to-accomplish methods to stay aware and be equipped for the types of emergencies and threats that people living in cities might encounter.
The book covers a variety of emergency situations including natural disasters, an electrical grid collapse, terrorism, epidemics and more. Cobb’s then goes on to offer his best pieces of advice on how to prepare individuals and their families for these often unexpected events.
Urban Emergency Survival Plan includes emergency plans for creating shelter at home, evacuating the home, sheltering at work and getting home. Cobb teaches the reader how to defend himself and his family from the negative changes in other people’s behavior that occur when food becomes scarce, or the power is out for days and help is not on the way. Plus, he shares the fundamentals of stockpiling food in the city, first aid, storing emergency water and creating bug-out bags. Checklists and step-by-step instructions are also provided throughout the book to simplify to information for readers.
According to Cobb, it is extremely important for reader to know how to survive on their own using their skills, because disasters do happen.
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