What Are the Minimal Requirements For Long Term Survival?
People have often approached me and inquired as to what I consider to be the minimal necessities which they should stock up with for a family other then the obvious necessities such as food and water. It totally amazes me that so many survivalists and preppers look at the inevitable upcoming situation as a mere transitory occurrence. Unfortunately, I foresee the situation as a more permanent episode in our life once it has begun.Emergency Shelters in a Disaster Zone
Disasters can strike anywhere and at anytime. The non-predictable nature of disaster results in poor and often times non-existent emergency measures to deal with emergencies.Emergency Shelters and Medical Treatment
Emergency shelters are erected for people who are suddenly rendered homeless due to a natural disaster or due to any other cause. The easiest and fastest emergency shelters that can be setup very fast are tents. International agencies like UNHCR, ICRC, etc have stocks of tents placed all over the world and are set up in case of a natural disaster occurring.What Are the Uses of an Emergency Shelter?
Emergency shelters are places where people could reside temporarily in case of any catastrophe, which has disabled them to continue living in their previous residence. Emergency shelters cater to a variety of circumstances like natural disasters, wars, hostile situations, or antagonistic weather conditions.Infant CPR Certification Puts Us in a Better Position to Save a Life
Emergencies happen at the most inopportune time. We do not want to be there when it happens but sometimes circumstances place us in situations that place us smack right in the middle of it.On the Value of Radio For Survival
Imagine yourself in a situation where you need to maintain some sort of constant communications. Which of the following forms would you select as being the most reliable, cell phone or some form of radio?Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) – What You Need to Know to Make Medical Decisions
Deciding to forgo cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for an ill loved one is a difficult decision. Here are the facts, the research and the emotional components to assure that you make the best decision possible.If You Want to Live Forever You Are Living on the Wrong Planet
Cataclysmic Evolution is real and humans have only lived a short time on this planet, and yes, the dinosaurs had it going on for their incredible reign, but even they were victims of the reality check that Mother Nature rules this space. An interesting famous quote that like you to remember is; “Civilization exists by geological consent, subject to change without notice,” Will Durant In other words, as much as humans think they like to control their destiny by building great civilizations, everything that humans build is only temporary. In fact, all human activity is only temporary.Survival Kits Q&A
What is the cost difference between buying a survival kit and building one on my own? Surprisingly, preassembled kits are less expensive than piecing one together on your own. Each item in a kit may only cost a dollar or two at a box store, but preassembled survival kits contain many items that cost-wise can add up quickly. Due to wholesale discounts that are available to many online retailers, preassembled kits give you more for your money.The Wilderness Survival – Altoid Stove
There are a variety of different stoves you can employ when you are practicing wilderness survival from MSR stoves to the humble tea light stove. And the large range in cost means you can find just the right thing to fit your pocket book.Wilderness Survival – Fire Making
Fire making is a need-to-know skill if you are planning on spending any time in the wilderness. Fire is the second most important need when in a survival situation, shelter being the first, and once obtained it can be used for many things including: boiling water to make it drinkable, hardening wood for spears, arrows, digging tools, firing pottery, keeping you warm, and the list goes on.Disaster Preparedness Plan – Have The Necessary Tools and Supplies
The thought of creating a disaster preparedness plan with your family can seem like a daunting task. Too many people overlook the necessity of being ready for anything. Whether it is a natural disaster, loss of work or some other monumental reason for using your emergency storage supplies, you must be ready. When beginning the task, it really becomes apparent how many things we utilize every day that we take for granted. From toilet paper to macaroni and everything in between, it’s hard to imagine having enough in case of a disaster. There are tools and supplies every person prepared for a disaster should have.Fire Safety Equipment
Business owners are required by law to provide suitable fire safety equipment in the workplace for staff and any members of the public who may be affected by a fire in the workplace. The most common and effective equipment is the fire extinguisher. Where these are installed in your workplace you should make sure that all staff are trained in their use and restrictions.Fire Safety Signs
The term Fire safety signs is used specifically to describe red and white signs showing the location of fire safety equipment. The umbrella term refers to all signs relating to fire safety. This article will explain the meaning and uses of other signs which are used to enforce fire safety.The Why’s and What’s of Food Storage
Food storage is a lot like debt. With debt you dig yourself into an almost surreal hole by swiping plastic cards that give the illusion that you actually have the hundreds of dollars to buy the cute dress for that “once in a lifetime wedding reception” you’re going to.