A threat assessment is a planning process that allows groups and individuals to assess the probability of several types of disasters, the likely effects of those disasters, and subsequently aid in making decisions on preparing for those disasters.
One of the core tenets of Modern Survivalism is that everything you do to “prepare” for emergencies, disasters, or economic turmoil should be blended into your life in a way that improves your life even if nothing disastrous ever occurs. This blends nicely with the action of performing a threat assessment to prioritize needed preps. Many preps prepare us for several types of threats. A well stocked pantry is a prep that can mitigate the effect of a local disaster such as a power outage, as well as a broader economic collapse.
- Area of the country
- Proximity to major and minor roads
- Nearby population centers
- Available Resources
- Personal Relationships
- Likelihood of threat.
Types of Threats
Each of these threats are very different but all have similar things that can be prepared for.