How To Survive The First Hour Of A Nuclear Blast



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Will the fireball automatically obliterate your entire city? Will the flash incinerate your retinas? How long have you got before the fallout? Where is the safest place to hide? Join us on a comprehensive guide to surviving such a situation.

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Sources: New York Times, BBC, The Guardian, The Independent, Washington Post, Gizmodo, CNN, Business Insider, Vice News, The Metro, GQ, History.com, National Geographic, The Telegraph, Space.com, CTBTO, Popular Mechanics, BBC Science Focus Magazine, The History Press, Futurism, Wired, The Atlantic, The New Yorker, Tonic, TED, Federation of American Scientists, CDC, US Marine Corps, ABC, Mic, Ready.gov, US Department of State, BBC History Extra/History Magazine, Atomic Archive, UCLA, ICAN

Bonus Content – How Does A Nuclear Explosion Work? …In Short

Homeland Security Emergency Supply Kit:
https://www.ready.gov/build-a-kit

FEMA Emergency Supply Kit:
https://www.fema.gov/news-release/2018/03/19/always-have-disaster-kit-ready-potential-disasters

FEMA – Be Prepared
https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/1522436486111-24f5ba6d06cc07500cddd4d70c53b6dc/NuclearExplosion_508.pdf

Brooke Buddemeier Interview
https://www.businessinsider.com/survive-nuclear-explosion-go-inside-shelter-no-windows-2018-1?r=US&IR=T

Basic Effects of Nuclear Weapons
http://www.atomicarchive.com/Effects/effects2.shtml

*Extra Reading – All you wanted to know about nuclear war but were too afraid to ask
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jul/16/nuclear-war-north-korea-russia-what-will-happen-how-likely-explained

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