Emergency Disaster Tools and Survival Supplies For Your Survival Pack
Have you ever gone on a camping trip or a picnic and when ready to open a can you discovered you forgot a can opener? There will probably be a way to get it open, if someone happens to have a knife or tool that might work. However, it can be rather frustrating. You may prepare your survival pack or stash with a lot of survival food and water but it is important that you have the tools you need to work with when the time comes.Landscaping for Security
One of my foremost goals in preparing for emergencies is security of my retreat location. Being one of only three permanent members of the retreat, I cannot be everything and all things at once. I technically need as much assistance as I can muster up when it comes to security matters.Measures Against Air Raid
The effect of powerful bomb explosions is very destructive over a certain distance but moderate and minor damage occurs beyond this zone of heavy destruction. Following certain well-known principles of protection, which are discussed in this handout, could reduce these effects. The important principle of protection is to interpose any thing which can neutralize the destructive effects of the bomb between point of explosion of the bomb and the object to be protected.2012 – Are You Prepared for Mankind’s Darkest Year?
Many people believe that December 20, 2012 will be the final judgment day – the end of humanity. 2012 indeed will be a difficult year, one that is unlike any other year. If you think the economy has suffered more than enough, if you think we’ve seen the worst strains of viruses; if you think natural calamities have reached their peaks, try to reconsider what you think.GPS or Maps?
Let’s be realistic for a moment, I would not trade my “Tom Tom” for anything, in fact I don’t know how I ever got along without it. No longer do I get lost and have to wonder how I will ever get back on the right track again. The GPS merely checks my location with the satellite and like magic I hear a voice say, “In one half mile turn right.” Nothing could be more comforting when traveling.What to Do If You Are in an Auto Accident
When you’ve been involved in a car accident, you are often confused and don’t know what to do. You may not realize you’ve been injured right away as you may well be in shock. Print out and keep a copy of this list in the glove box of car – just in case.A Good Tool Kit Should Be Part of Your Emergency Supplies Heading Into Winter
Prepare for winter emergencies by buying batteries on sale, flashlights and extra blankets. As fall begins to fade away, it’s time to start thinking about a picking up a tool kit, maybe some batteries on sale and other emergency supplies that every house should have in case that winter blizzard comes early. The best way to prepare for such emergencies is to plan ahead.How To Make A Fire With Your Survival Knife
Your matches are wet, your lighter doesn’t work. How are you going to get a fire going with just your Survival Knife and a striking rod? Read on to find out. This skill can be a lifesaver.Food Storage Ideas in an Urban Area
Most grocery stores have approximately three days worth of food on their shelves; and as experience has shown, when a known emergency event is coming, these shelves will be depleted rapidly within a matter of minutes. So, to prepare and secure your family’s survival a food storage plan should be part of your overall emergency preparedness planning. Living in an urban area presents unique challenges to preparing for these events; one of these is growing your own food for food storage in the event of a long term emergency.Tips for Hurricane Preparedness
Tips for consumers to consider in order to be prepared for the next hurricane. Taking necessary precautions now will help mitigate damages from future hurricanes.Can Ancient Egyptian Medicine Help Survivalists?
As any of my friends and family knows I am an avid fan of ancient Egypt; in fact at one point as a young man I came very close to becoming an archeologist. The ancient Egyptian civilization was extremely advanced in the amount of knowledge they possessed concerning the human body. They become experts on the internal functions of the body by way of their mummification process. They fully understood most of the bodies internal organs since nowhere in their religious beliefs was it forbidden to open and examine a dead body. This allowed them the opportunity to completely study the various systems that made up the human cadaver.Survival Toothpaste
Dental hygiene is vital whether we are functioning as a normal business as usual society or one where turmoil and crisis peers its head from around every corner. The likely result of avoiding proper tooth care is the associated pain from a damaged or diseased tooth. No one wants that to happen especially during a period of time when dental professionals may not be readily available.Now’s the Time to Get Ready for Winter Weather
The temperatures are slowly getting cooler with each passing evening and that means it would be a good time to prepare for winter weather. We are currently being forecast with extreme cold weather in the upcoming months. Locations such as the Pacific Northwest have been predicted to have a colder then normal season while our southern states may be warmer and much dryer then they usually are. The various threats for different areas of the nation leaves no doubt that everyone regardless of where they reside will get a healthy dose of winter weather.Rethinking Emergency Preparedness: 4 Steps for a Realistic Plan
Despite the frequency of disasters in the United States, over 40% of Americans have done nothing to prepare themselves for disaster. This article suggests that the way we encourage our citizens to prepare may be part of the problem and that it is not the message that is at fault but rather the way we deliver it. To be effective, preparedness must be part of day-to-day life and not something just for major disasters.China’s Three Gorges Dam at Capacity – Think Tank Asks, Will It Hold?
Growing up in Southern California, I’d always heard of the flood caused when the Saint Francis Dam burst in 1928. It was said to be the second worst disaster in CA history next to the San Francisco Earthquake, and following fire in 1906. What caused this dam to break, after all it was engineered by the famous William Mulholland.