Preppers And Survivalists: It’s Not About Guns And Camouflage

Even though the show “Doomsday Preppers” likes to focus on guns and camouflage, the whole concept of being a prepper or a survivalist has much less to do with the flashy things that raise eyebrows and has much more to do with things that are actually quite boring. The fact is that we all like our toys, and for the most part, preppers and survivalists will tell you that the guns and camouflage, while necessary components of their prepping plans, are a small part of the overall picture. The biggest part of the picture for preppers…

Economic Collapse Survival Quiz For Would-Be Preppers And Survivalists

You don’t have to be a “Doomsday Prepper” to see that America is headed for some rough times, and learning how to prepare for an economic collapse makes sense. Take the following quiz and see how you measure up with preppers and survivalists. 1) If the cumulative inflation rate hits 100% for three years, then it is called what?

How To Purify Water After The Economic Collapse or Zombie Apocalypse

Although stockpiling guns and ammo and food seem to get all the attention from the would-be preppers and survivalists out there, a more important skill that every “Doomsday Prepper” needs to have is to know how to purify water. You can only survive about three days without water, so you will die of dehydration long before you starve in the event of a zombie apocalypse or total breakdown of society following an economic collapse. First, let’s look at a couple scenarios that would require you to treat your water.

3 Tips for Survival Planning

When it comes to making sure that you can thrive in any condition, you’ll have to follow a few things that will keep you alive no matter what life throws your way. In these modern times, anything could happen, and even though most people scoff at the notion of being prepared, the smart ones are focusing on being ready for just about anything.

Survival Planning Basics – You Have to Start Somewhere

When it comes to making sure that nothing happens to you and your family, you’re going to have to start to think about things right now. You need to be absolutely certain that you know something is going to go down, and not just messing around.

Be Prepared For Anything – Survive It All and Thrive

Take a look at the news and you’ll see that there are a variety of issues that occur in daily life that can spark a massive chaotic problem. From rumors of wars, to zombie attacks, there is a great deal of action that you will hear about on a daily basis.

Is Drinking Rainwater Safe?

It is a genuine question to ask. Water is one of the main resources and in order to survive any survival situation you must have plenty to drink. It is advised to drink at least half a gallon a day. (that’s two liters)

What Is A Prepper?

The very first prepper was Noah (from the famous Old Testament story). Noah built an Ark and collected all kinds of materials like water, food and of course the animals. People back then thought he was crazy and came every day to mock him. Until the floods came…

Preparing for the Collapse

Are you ready for the coming economic collapse. There are several things that you need to do to be prepared.

Some Must Have SHTF Barter Items For After An Economic Collapse

You don’t have to be a “Doomsday Prepper” to be worried about the possibility of a major economic crisis happening soon, whether it is inflation or hyperinflation or even a total economic collapse. However, worrying does you no good at all; only preparing helps you. So even if you don’t want to go ‘all out’ and become either a full-fledged prepper or survivalist, there are steps that you can take to position yourself to get by with less pain after the world turns upside down financially.

Emergency Driving Tips For Rioting And Civil Unrest When SHTF

Even though we Americans spend a huge amount of time in our cars and we are comfortable being on the road a lot, being in a car is a horrible place to be during times of civil unrest. The myth of comfort and security behind the wheel can be shattered as quickly as a brick coming through the passenger window when the ‘crazies’ start to riot. One of the most memorable scenes from the Los Angeles Rodney King riots was that of trucker Reginald Denny being pulled out of his truck and beaten half to death.

How Preppers and Survivalists Cook When the Power Goes Out

When there is a power outage, and we can expect them with a lot more frequency as our economic tailspin continues, the two biggest concerns people generally have is lighting and refrigeration. However, when you consider that the food in your refrigerator is going to spoil, it becomes apparent that you can’t cook it without electricity if you have an electric stove. So what do you do?

How To Prepare For Power Outages When The SHTF

After an economic collapse, the aging infrastructure of the electrical power grid is likely to get less and less maintenance, repair and upgrades. This means that an already stressed power grid is going to become less reliable and we will be more prone to having power outages and even rolling blackouts during times of peak demand. Even if there is no actual economic collapse, we know that the economic situation has put a strain on all utilities and infrastructure, as there is less money to do the maintenance and repairs that are necessary.

What Books Every Prepper Should Have In Their SHTF Library

Knowledge and skills are sometimes more important than equipment that you’ve stockpiled in case of a major catastrophe. While you definitely need a short-term food supply at least, you won’t be able to stockpile enough food to last forever, and if we have a “TEOTWAWKI” (The End Of The World As We Know It) scenario, you will need to eventually grow your own food. The old backpacker’s adage is very true; the more skills you carry in your head, the less equipment you need to carry on your back.

5 Easy Steps for Preparedness on a Tight Budget

Natural disasters can occur anywhere at anytime. Hurricanes, floods, monsoons, tornado’s, thunder storms, earthquakes, typhoons, tsunamis and snow storms are a constant danger to many parts of the world. Survival preparedness will help you survive if any of these natural disasters ever happen in your area.

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