The return of home emergency shelters

Backwoods Home Magazine Bomb ShelterOriginally published by Backwoods Home Magazine, by Jeffrey Yago, P.E., CEM., March/April 2001

After September 11, 2001, all of us became much more concerned with protecting our families from biological, nuclear, and terrorist attacks. However, if you followed up by trying to learn more about civil defense in the United States you soon found out the dirty little secret — there isn’t a national civil defense program in the United States today.

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