On Your Own
There have been many natural disasters in recent history that have required people to leave their homes in order to preserve life and safety. Most recently, the East Coast was forced to deal with Super Storm Sandy. So what makes an evacuation successful?
Christmastime is approaching once again, and another year is coming to an end. Gift giving is a tradition, so why not give practical gifts that our loved ones can use year-round. I give practical preparedness items to my friends, family and loved ones every year.
Have you been paying attention to the news lately? Have you seen where your rights are being flushed down the toilet on a daily basis? We no longer have the basic freedom to keep our private life private.
The holiday season is upon us once again. The holidays are a time to be with our families and reflect on how thankful we are for our many blessings. Having an attitude of gratitude is the first step to living a fulfilled life.
A major component of modern survivalism and most preppers’ survival philosophy includes owning firearms. What can be difficult, though, is getting a start in shooting when you were not raised in an environment where firearms and the shooting sports were a part of life.
In the wake of a disaster, help may not arrive for at least three days. That is about how long it takes to get help in an emergency situation. Having a two-week supply of essentials will make life a whole lot easier.
I’m really shocked that we haven’t seen more garbage along with this election, and I can’t help but think that we’re going to see it all at once. You should pay close attention to everything that’s about to go down in the next few weeks.
While there are hundreds of bacteria, there are relatively few that cause most of the problems in people. They can be classified into four classes: gram positive, gram negative, anaerobes and others.
According to the United Nations, world grain reserves are so dangerously low that severe weather in the United States or other food-exporting countries could trigger a major hunger crisis next year.
One of the cornerstones of preparedness is storing food. No one argues the point of whether food is important. What I have found, though, is that not too many discussions occur about where these rations will be stored.