In the survival community, the term “SHTF” (shit hit the fan) get’s thrown around a lot, but what exactly does it mean? The truth is, there is no single meaning. It just depends on how you want to use the term. If world war 3 has started, the shit has hit the fan. But if you lose your job and can’t pay your bills, you might also say the shit has hit the fan.
However, the majority of the time, SHTF refers to a situation where there is no power, no running water, and empty grocery stores. So other than obvious things like hunger, thirst, and fear, what sort of things can we expect to experience after the SHTF? This article from Modern Survival Online has some eye-opening answers that will inspire you to be more prepared.
Rourke writes, “This is just 7 and there are many more. Most of these would hold true if the SHTF-event was local or national/world. The point of this post is to get people thinking of their own life and lifestyle and go through some mental exercises as to how life would be without this or that – or having to deal with changed circumstances.” Follow the link below to keep reading.