Items For a Bug Out Bag For SHTF
Ever since the terror attacks of 9/11 we have heard from sources like FEMA and all sorts of preppers and survivalists that we should have a bug out bag prepared in case of a disaster. What exactly is a bug out bag and what should we have in one? Bugging out means that you have to leave your home on short notice due to an emergency.Prepper Vs Survivalist: What’s the Difference?
Ever since the National Geographic show “Doomsday Preppers” made prepping go mainstream, people ask what is the difference between a prepper vs. a survivalist. There are as many opinions as there are preppers and survivalists, but let’s look at the broader definitions.What Should I Put in My Bug Out Bag For SHTF?
Since the terror attacks of 9/11 and even more so now with the increasing popularity of the National Geographic show “Doomsday Preppers” the popularity of a “bug out bag” is also on the rise. Even the federal government, through FEMA, suggests that we all have a bug out bag ready in case of emergency. What you should put in your bug out bag really depends upon what you expect to be bugging out for.The First 3 Things To Do When SHTF In An Economic Collapse
As a survival expert specializing in urban survival, I often tell people what to do to prepare for an economic collapse or other SHTF (“Sewage” Hits The Fan) scenario. Unfortunately, most people don’t carry through on their good intentions to be better prepared. So what if someone asks me how to prepare for an economic collapse and then doesn’t take my advice?How to Survive an Economic Collapse in America
As a Prepping expert, I am frequently asked if I think we will all need to know how to survive an economic collapse in America. In other words, the question is twofold; do I think it will happen and how do we prepare? Question 1: Will It Happen?The First Three Days Of A Disaster Survival Situation
Recently there has been a lot more discussions about disaster survival situations that are possible at any time. Natural disasters such as earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, wild fires, blizzards and tornado’s seem to be on the increase. We are threatened with economic turmoil, unemployment, oil crisis, terrorism, nuclear war and nuclear power plant meltdowns among other potential man-made threats to our very existence. Because of these threats, many people are now becoming more interested in preparing for a disaster.What Is a Bugout Bag?
Ever since National Geographic’s show Doomsday Preppers went mainstream, it seems that everyone is asking me “what is a bugout bag?” A bugout bag contains the supplies you need to be away from your home for a few days in case you have to evacuate quickly. This scenario might seem hard to imagine, but when Hurricane Sandy hit the New York area, many residents of areas that had been flooded were given only 5 minutes to enter their homes, grab some things, and leave.Personal Self Reliance
At one time or another most people will have a personal situation that will cause them to think about the need for emergency preparedness and to have a desire to be more self-reliant. For me, this situation came soon after I took a new job and moved my family.Creating a Family Disaster Plan
Are you ready for a Disaster? Where will you and your family members be when disaster strikes? How will you find each other? These are the many questions you need to have in order so when disaster strikes you will be ready.What Does SHTF Stand For?
National Geographic’s show Doomsday Preppers has really popularized the concept of “Prepping” and terms like SHTF. So what does SHTF stand for and what does it have with a “doomsday” scenario. SHTF stands for the phrase “Sh-t Hits the Fan” and refers to many scenarios depending upon who is using the term.3 Ways to Prepare for an Economic Collapse
With the economy ever more fragile and the debt spiralling out of control, the possibility of a major financial crisis hitting America is greater than ever before. So let’s look at 3 ways to prepare for an economic collapse so that you can take some steps to gaining peace of mind. Step 1 to Prepare for an Economic Collapse It is wise to prepare for the banks being closed for a number of days and ATMs and credit cards not working.How To Prepare For an Economic Collapse
As a survival expert, I am frequently asked how to prepare for an economic collapse. Our economy is more and more fragile and globally things are looking pretty bad, so there is naturally more concern about an economic collapse.What Is Meant by the Term “Prepper?”
With the increasing popularity of National Geographic’s show “Doomsday Preppers” it seems that everyone has an idea of what a “Prepper” is and most of the ideas are a bit exaggerated. The fact is that a prepper is anyone who takes steps to be prepared for any number of disaster scenarios from a nuclear attack to a power outage caused by a storm. Most of our grandparents would fit the definition of a prepper by this standard, since most of our grandparents lived through the Great Depression and knew what it was like to see…Bug Out Bag Essentials
Are prepared for disaster? You may have heard about bug out bags, but do you have the essentials for survival?Prepping With Gold or Silver
Should people purchase gold or silver for a possible economic collapse? Is gold or silver a wise investment? Which is more likely to be used in a post-collapse economy, gold or silver?