• A small nuclear bomb set off by a terrorist is one of 15 disaster scenarios the US government plans for.
  • Radioactive fallout is the biggest danger for those who survive the initial blast.
  • Sheltering indoors is important to lower radiation exposure, but you’ll want a few items to help you make it through the first 24-48 hours.
  • You should have a radio, water, essential medications, and food handy.
  • FEMA has more complete supply lists for emergency preparedness kits, which it recommends every American family assemble.

North Korea on July 4 reportedly launched its first intercontinental ballistic missile — a rocket capable of traveling more than 3,400 miles with a weapon on top. The feat suggests that the isolated country, which is one of nine nations that together wield more than 14,900 nukes, can strike Alaska.

 

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