Living on the Edge of the Quake Zone
Along with volcanic activity, below this soil, a staggering line of fault lines criss-cross across the Seas, and Islands of Indonesia. Making Indonesia, one of the regions biggest quake Zones, a zone that by passes the ‘Big Durian’ but still means Jakarta, lays precariously on the edge of the Quake Zone.The 3 Best Methods For Purifying Water
In the outdoors you need water, it is essential to life. On an average, people lose 2-3 liters of water every day and that’s just for the average person, not someone who is exercising or active. Don’t forget, the average person can only survive for approximately three days without water.The Work of Disaster Relief Agencies
The planet earth is an unpredictable place. It is impossible to tell what tomorrow might bring for us. Every now and then, a country or city is attacked by disasters that lead it to ruins. Wars, earthquakes, floods, cyclones etc strike every now and then disrupting the cities and tearing them down to pieces.Do You Have an Emergency Plan?
Nobody can predict emergencies, but everyone can be prepared for them. Having an emergency plan is an inexpensive way to be prepared.How to Prepare For Emergencies
Disasters can happen anywhere, anytime due to unexpected natural forces beyond any human controls such as storms, tornadoes, and earthquakes. We can also experience some emergency situations due to humans such as hazardous chemical spills, terrorism, fires, power failures, and more.Hurricane Season Preparation – 5 Things You Need to Do to Prepare
Hurricane season is officially from June 1st to October 30th, but the most active months are August and September. During this time the Atlantic and Gulf coasts are most venerable. For anyone that has lived nay time from Texas, around the Gulf coast, around Florida up to the Carolinas, they have probably experienced a hurricane and know how dangerous they are. So what should someone do to prepare for a hurricane?Hurricane Heading Towards You – 6 Things You Must Do
So a hurricane has formed and is heading towards you. Hopefully you have some pre-hurricane season preparation like fill your gas cans, fix any roof leaks, trim dead branches, got flashlight batteries and cranked up that generator. Now that it is heading towards you, what last minute things should you do?Let’s Hope the Chinese Government is Reviewing the Russian Dam Disaster
Although it didn’t get much coverage in the global media the Russians had a huge Dam Disaster that killed 75 people, or at least we are told it was only 75 people. Why did this happen; probably due to the corruption in Russia, and the fact that they had a huge flooding event the week prior. Still, floods come and go just like drought periods do.Prepare Your Home and Family For Natural Disaster – Important Tips to Remember
There are several things that individuals and families must prepare for, especially the ones that are not at all expected in the most usual and common circumstances like natural disasters and calamities. Making your home a calamity-resistant and safe dwelling place is one of the wisest investments you can ever venture into. How can you prepare your home and family to survive certain events that are beyond your control such as earthquakes, floods, hurricanes and the like?Bug Out Exercise on a Budget
Every survival conscious family should perform some sort of practice exercise several times per year. This is actually the only way that you will know if you are weak in an area of preparedness. Bugging out before an event occurs is not only a wise decision but essential to ensure your families safety.Wildfire Awareness – Home Safety Tips For Homeowners
Firewise, an institution that promotes the education and prevention of wildfires, outlined these tips to help reduce the risk of wildfire damage in your home. Having a home that is made up of fire-resistant materials and living near a fire department will affect your premiums favorably says the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I).MRE Meals – Stock Up in Case of Emergency
If your husband was in the service during the 80s, you might be hard pressed to get him to try MRE meals! The MRE survival food of today is not only designed for emergencies but it tastes good as well! The best solution is to order a variety pack and bring it along as camping food. When your family discovers that freeze dried meals do not mean tasteless, they will wonder if maybe they should listen to Mom more often!Backup Black Powder
Let’s be realistic here for a moment and understand an important point concerning our future survival. If we are not properly prepared ahead of time there are simply no way we will be ready in the event of an emergency. We must prepare now for any crisis which may befall us when the infrastructure begins to break down. The preparations that we make now may seem like an endless chore but it certainly beats feeling regretful in the end.Bartering For Ammo and Weapons
I am a large supporter of having items that could be used for bartering in the event that the times get really bad and our infrastructure bottoms out. I believe some extra food would be advisable as would sufficient supplies of toilet paper and like products. However I find it difficult to even consider the thought of bartering ammo or weapons of any sort. Let’s face it, during the preparation stages I saved and purchased ammo to supply myself and my family for several years at best. While I may have sufficient quantities of ammunition to meet all my needs I would hesitate to supply such things to other peopleCoping With Survival Stress
We are all feeling the bite from the economic changes which are taking place in every phase of our lives. These changes are particularly evident when we are laying the framework for our emergency survival plans. These unexpected changes can be some of the most stressful times especially when combined with the current state of the country.