Jerry McMullin, a retired risk assessment analyst, has put millions of dollars into his safe house. The Jackling family will do everything in their power to protect their home and family from a wildfire.
Jane and Rick Austin prepare for an electromagnetic pulse disaster by disguising a greenhouse. Jim Lebus is prepping for an earthquake that he fears will paralyze the West Coast. In Virginia, Jack Houston tests his wilderness survival skills.
Doomsday preppers Chuck Vessey, Lisa Roulette, and Tom and Beth Tailer have fears ranging from an electromagnetic pulse taking out the power grid to catastrophic climate change.
Roger Dougan is prepping for a terrorist attack on the electrical grid. Curtis believes the Earth will soon reach its carrying capacity, causing civil unrest. Karissa Baca is prepping for a second Great Depression.
Nick Klein began prepping for an economic collapse. Nick keeps rabbits that he believes will give him all the food, fuel and fertilizer he needs to survive. Patrick Troy began prepping for societal collapse caused by a catastrophic event.
Three preppers go back to the basics of prepping. Jimi Falcon preps for a potential World War III. Cindy Stewart uses her taxidermy skills to make camouflaged IEDs. Rod Godfrey preps for apocalyptic superstorms.
National Geographic explores the ever-growing fears of a populace concerned with everything from natural disaster to economic collapse, showcasing real preps by real people.
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.
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