Preparing Your Home For Hurricane Season – Basic Measures
Hurricanes move rather slowly so they give you time to prepare your house for the possible damages that they will bring. The most important thing is to start the preparations before the season when hurricanes appear. They might move slowly, but not that slow, so the amount of time to prepare and gather up supplies will not be that big.Planning Ahead: Survival Food Tips
Surviving a crisis is more a matter of preparedness than anything else. There are some survival foods that make it easier – although a disaster is a challenge, you can pull through it. Gather survival food now and store up for that “just in case” scenario.Doomsday Preppers
I have watched 7 or 8 episodes of “Doomsday Preppers.” At first, I thought it would be a good show.Basic Water Storage
Basic water storage is challenging when storing enough water for your family; water takes up an enormous amount of room. What can you use to store water and where? How much water do you need to store for your family? The water you store needs to be clean potable water after all it is a necessity of life.Top 5 Most Dangerous Highways in the US
While vehicle manufacturers are adding many more safety features to their vehicles than ever before, car accidents continue to be a leading cause of serious injuries and death. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), approximately six million motor vehicle accidents occur every year in the United States. The Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) reports that nearly 40,000 of these auto accidents involve fatalities and 1,600 of these deaths are people under the age of 15. Young inexperienced drivers between the ages of 16 to 19 years old are three times more likely to be involved in a fatal car crash than drivers who are 20 years or older.Every Survival Kit Should Have An Emergency Radio
There have been some pretty brutal storms around the world in recent times, leaving people stranded and in fear. One thing that disasters have in common is that they are immediately followed by an almost total loss of the ability to communicate with the outside world. Power is lost, telephone services are discontinued, and cell phone service is either non-existent or so congested that it takes hours to through. Most regular means of communications will most likely be severed or severely impaired. All government agencies say that your having an emergency radio is a first priority.A Taste of Reality
It seems that since the prepper/survival movement has become more popular in American society, there has also been a concurrent increase in stupidity with some people. I can’t tell you how many people I have heard say, or seen them post something to the effect of “I hope that we do have a breakdown of society.Blast Hatches and Bomb Shelter Features That Provide the Best Protection
There are many different types of bomb bunkers that have been built in the history of the world and all the wars that have taken place. However building nuclear fall out shelter is more sophisticated compared to fox holes built during the world war. There are several features that you need to consider when buying blast hatches and other bunker equipment.Basic Food Storage: How Much? And What Kind?
How do you know how much food you need to store? What kinds of food should your family store? Those two questions are frequently asked and the answers vary according to each person’s family characteristics. We will help you to identify those for your family, placing you on the correct path; after all food storage is a cornerstone of preparedness.Natural Disaster Emergency Plan – Do You Have One?
That is certainly not a lot of time and no time to start scratching your head wondering what you are going to do. It is absolutely essential for people who live in these parts of the country to have an emergency plan in place. Read on to learn more.What’s in an Earthquake Emergency Kit?
Natural disasters have been causing chaos for humanity since the beginning of time. In most cases, a disaster may be preceded by some form of warning, but that is not the case when you are talking about an earthquake. An earthquake can occur in any location, at any magnitude, and it will do so with surprising suddenness. That is why it is so important for you to make sure that you have an earthquake emergency kit available. What’s included in these kits?Seven Errors – Survival Preppers Make!
In today’s high risk economic environment those people who step forward and recognize the importance of preparedness in advance, should take steps to include all contingencies. It’s not only important to acquire the correct equipment and supplies but also to gain the necessary knowledge and skills necessary to survive through a major economic crisis, civil unrest or a natural disaster.Grid Shutdown: When The Lights Go Out, Will You Be Prepared?
We are regularly reminded with news reports covering power outages that last several days or weeks resulting from severe weather like snow storms, hurricanes, tornado’s or heat waves that threaten to overload our electrical systems. Extreme weather is putting America’s power grid to the test, with a long run of violent storms and record breaking heat battering a system designed decades ago. All it takes is for Mother Nature to unleash a storm, and entire regions are cut off from their power grids. Wind and water can destroy in seconds what it took us years to create.Is a Bug Out Bag Necessary for a Prepper?
What is a bug out bag? Do you need one? Why do preppers have them? I will explain in this article as to why a bug out bag is necessary, what they’re fore and how you can prepare (or improve) your bug out bag.Freeze Dried Food For Long Term Food Storage
Freeze drying is a process used to preserve a wide variety of perishable foods from ice cream to bacon or even coffee. It involves dehydrating the food material first by freezing it then quickly reducing the surrounding atmospheric pressure to sublimate the frozen water directly from solid ice to gas. Initially intended for astronauts, freeze dried food has gained in popularity and is now being sold to consumers for general consumption.