An Electro-Magnetic Pulse, or EMP is a major burst of electromagnetic energy caused by abrupt, rapid acceleration of charged particles. It can be caused naturally by intense solar activity, or by the detonation of a nuclear weapon or by targeted radio frequency weapons.
This is the definitive resource for information regarding Electro Magnetic Pulses in a clear and accessible way: What are they, what are the chances of them occurring and how will they effect us and what can we do to reduce the damage?
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Personal stories of survival
Revisiting the after effects of Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Sandy around the US provides chilling insights into our ability to cope with catastrophe. In both cases we fell far short of being able to cope during and afterwards. We met with survivors of Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy.
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