Potential Disasters

Think nothing can happen to you? Well, Teflon man, take a look at these potential disasters and think again:

Natural Disasters

Weather-related

  • Hurricanes
  • Tornadoes
  • Heavy thunder storms
  • Flash flooding
  • Flooding
  • Mud/rock slides
  • Sink holes
  • Tsunami
  • High winds
  • Hail
  • Severe winter weather / Blizzard
  • Ice storms
  • Avalanche
  • Extreme high heat
  • Drought
  • Wildfire

Non Weather-related

  • Earthquake
  • Volcano eruption
  • Tidal wave/Tsunami
  • Sun spots disrupts electrical transmissions
  • Extra-terrestrial object strikes earth

Man-made Disasters

  • War (conventional, biological, chemical or nuclear)
  • Toxic material emission/spill (from a train or nearby plant)
  • Riot or other civil disorder
  • Nuclear plant melt down or other nuclear disaster
  • Terrorism
  • Biological attack or disaster
  • Fire
  • Government action against you
  • Stock market crash
  • Severe economic recession/depression
  • Financial collapse

Other

  • Plague or disease outbreak
  • Climate change
  • Peak oil scenario
  • Comet strike or giant meteor
  • Alien invasion

Personal Emergencies

  • Kidnapping
  • Burglary of your home
  • Mugging, robbery or other criminal attack
  • Rape or murder
  • Random acts of violence against yourself or a family member
  • Unemployment/financial disaster
  • Death in family
  • Home destroyed by fire
  • False arrest
  • Confiscation of your goods by the government
  • Eviction/foreclosure, becoming homeless