The causes of a military disaster may vary from the clashing of two evenly matched forces. When you’re trapped in this situation, what should you do? Read on to find out.
What To Do When A Military Disaster Strikes
Other reasons for a military disaster could be the unexpected push by an opposing army leading to an advantage, bad weather, a new military equipment failure, and bad planning. Whatever the cause, the one most affected by such blows are the civilians in the area. Here are a few tips which might just help you make it out with your limbs still attached.
1. Be Ready
The possibility of war can be anticipated days and even months ahead. The news and the people in your community would be buzzing about any possible turmoil. So it is best to be ready just in case it does come your way.
2. Make Your Own Bug-Out Bag
In the event the SHTF, you will have to get out of the area as soon as possible. As a civilian, you wouldn’t want you and your loved ones get caught in the crossfire. Be ready to grab your bug-out bag or survival kit at a moment’s notice and leave. Sheltering-in-place may not be a good option at all. Your house is not built to withstand a blast from a tank or a rocket-propelled grenade.
3. Prepare Your Bug-Out Vehicle
The bigger it is, the better it would be for you and your loved ones. You would be needing a lot of supplies and it should also be able to handle off-road travels in case main roads may become unavailable. If it can be equipped with a weapon the better it would be for you.
4. Be Armed To Defend
Equip yourself and other able-bodied family members who are trained to hold and fire a gun. Sometimes the enemy might just be at your doorstep and oftentimes, they don’t see you as a civilian but a possible threat.
5. Plan Your Exit Route
You must fan out your exit point from the house to the shortest one out of the area as your primary route. If it is flooded with other people trying to get out make sure you have two or three more options.
6. Head For A Military Designated Evacuation Shelter
This would place you in the green zone where everything would be considered safe even for civilians. Also, it would be surrounded by enough military personnel in case the enemy would be heading your way.
7. Prepare A Bug Out Location
The possibility of an evacuation shelter being full of other evacuees is high. This is why you should have a possible bug-out location as another option. It should be right outside your state at the most remote place possible. It should have prepared food stockpile and water supplies which should last at least a year. Don’t forget to stock up also on ammo.
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Your government may extend relief goods and all but if worse comes to worst it may take days or even months before they do so. Considering their main priority would be to face an advancing enemy from occupying your area. But if you come prepared for such adversity you and your family might just have the peace of mind you all need.
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