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Posts Tagged ‘sheltering’

History of the 1960s Fallout Shelter Program

In response to an inquiry by Michael McFall, reporter for The Salt Lake Tribune By Paul Seyfried The National Facility Survey, done in the 1960s, reveals a valuable history of fallout shelters. President Kennedy was a strong advocate of a national shelter program, much like Switzerland???s shelter program is today. His shelter program was modeled…

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Fallout Shelters

TACDA received the following email from a concerned citizen: Hello, Due to heightened world tensions I recently contacted Emergency Services here in Lane County Oregon to see if we had any public fallout shelters near my town of Florence. I was surprised to discover the public shelter program no longer exists. They didn’t even know…

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Location, Location, Location!

By Paul Seyfried and Sharon Packer (www.utahsheltersystems.com) Tips to know when starting your fallout shelter … Choose your underground (UG) site carefully.?? The first attribute for a good shelter location is an area with a low water table- that is, an area where you can dig a trench 18 to 20 feet deep without hitting…

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