From foreign occupation, to cyberattacks, preppers buckle-down for the ultimate American Doomsday.
Preppers go to great lengths to shield their families from a New Madrid Seismic Zone earthquake.
From fortified pillboxes to mobile pharmacies, preppers ramp up for fundamental destruction.
Preppers take to the roof and deep underground to protect their families from Doomsday.
John Tucker and his horde of bees prep for a category 5 hurricane that'll alter Dayton's landscape.
Rob has most of his Prepper boxes checked: enough food to feed his family for two years, self-made bullets and a stockpile of weapons. In order to protect his family from Doomsday marauders, he is devising the ultimate booby-trap system. With the help of a neighbor, Rob is securing his Texas property's perimeter with an elaborate system of alarms, traps and defense mechanisms. But when an unexpected tornado hits, Rob goes into instant Prepper mode and booby-trap plans must be put on hold.
A devastating EF-5 tornado can throw entire buildings into the air and hurt hundreds of people in its path. Prepper Tracy has spent six years getting his Tennessee farm ready for a super tornado strike, but he doesn't plan on hunkering down - he plans on gathering his family and making a swift getaway in his mobile safe room.
Prepper Chad and his family build a 140' escape tunnel leading from the house to a bug-out vehicle.
Prepper Curt banks on a remote lake, technology, and his children to save the family from Doomsday.
The possibility of World War III is a major concern for many preppers, including former Marine Alex Dunbar, who is training a private army of German Shepherd attack dogs in San Luis, Colorado. In the woods of East Appalachia, Brenda McSwigan fears that a vicious mutating virus will lead to a pandemic that will overwhelm hospitals and leave the rest of the country in chaos. Another prepper, Grace McLeod, secures her 3,500 square-foot fortress before an economic collapse.
Could an explosion on the surface of the sun cause mayhem on Earth? Jason and Jacob are a father-son team from Alabama who are prepping for exactly that: a global solar flare with the potential to wipe out power grids around the world. Jason was almost stranded for good in the wilderness when he was 19, but that will not stop him from prepping in those very same woods by molding his own ammunition and preparing his 20-piece bug-out pack.
An economic collapse could mean total chaos for the U.S. - looting, riots and civil unrest are top concerns. In Washington state, Steve works with a stern hand to prep his family for the potential threat. South Carolinian David Appleton is a comedian, but the idea of a devastating earthquake is no joke to him. His job doesn't always pay the bills, so David must Dumpster dive to find supplies to make a DIY camouflage net to hide his preps.
In the first episode of Season 3, we profile two unique individuals who fear the end of the world is fast approaching. First we meet Chad, a man prepared to fend off a nuclear strike from a hostile American government; an act of democide. With his family in tow, Chad must execute the biggest prep of his life - a 160' escape tunnel to freedom. In Oregon, we find Curt, a family man, and owner of 80 acres of pristine backcountry. Curt wants to save himself from a looming economic crisis but remaining on his estate won't be enough. In addition to all of his preps Curt is prepared to modify a regular SUV into the fastest armored vehicle on the road. We join these two preppers as they alter their lives to prepare for doomsday.
Returning for a third season, National Geographic's hit series Doomsday Preppers explores the lives of otherwise ordinary Americans who are preparing for the end of the world as we know it. Unique in their beliefs, motivations, and strategies, preppers will go to whatever lengths they can to make sure they are prepared for any of life's uncertainties. And with our expert's assessment, they will find out their chances of survival if their worst fears become a reality.
Brad and Krystal prep hard to prepare for an economic collapse. They've stockpiled canned goods, weapons and supplies, but they still need an underground bunker - which they've been struggling to obtain. Kevin and his family live the American Dream, but now they're bugging out to Costa Rica. They believe an economic collapse will make America unlivable. With just weeks until moving day, see how Kevin and his wife prepare their family for a new life.
Meet Mike and his girlfriend Freda, a descendant from "Devil Anse Hatfield," the leader of the Hatfield Clan. The couple lives in the deep woods of Virginia, and fear that the current political tensions and economic unrest will lead to a world war. Next, we follow Mike Adams, in Oregon, who is anticipating a terrorist attack. Finally, we profile Joe, a nonconformist living in the backwoods of Kansas, who has already given up on modern living.
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