Survival and Self-sufficiency
Personal Liberty provides you with the tips and tools you need prepare for you and your family’s survival in case of a natural disaster or complete economic collapse. Learn to lead a self-sufficient lifestyle without fear of doomsday.
The early spring months are synonymous with increased risk of flooding in many regions throughout the United States. Melting snow and heavy rainfall can contribute to these natural disasters, which can cause immense property damage and post serious health risks.
Police in Kentucky have reported that a tornado swept through the Bluegrass State on Feb. 28, destroying three homes and causing major flash floods. According to the National Weather Service, four tornadoes touched down in Western Kentucky late last week.
Today, I’m continuing a two-part series on the Top 10 lies and half-truths about urban survival. The point isn’t to convince people living in rural areas to move into the city. It’s to get people, no matter where they live, to put a plan in place to increase their chances of surviving short-, medium- and long-term disasters right where they are.
Following last week’s string of minor earthquakes in Arkansas, a powerful tremor rocked New Zealand on Feb. 22, killing at least 65 people and injuring dozens more. Prime Minister John Key described it as the "darkest day" in the nation’s history.
Earlier this month, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke admitted that the United States’ economy is "overheated," "growing too quickly" and "short on resources."
A series of small earthquakes has shaken the ground in parts of Arkansas in recent weeks. Although no injuries or major damage have been reported, the tremors prompted some Americans to sharpen their survival skills in the event of a natural disaster.
Did you know that if you combine rice and beans in a meal, it could replace the need for meat or other protein? Rice and beans each contain certain amino acids that, when combined together, form a complete protein.
Almost a year after the Feb. 27, 2010 earthquake in Chile that killed more than 520 people, left 220,000 homeless and caused $30 billion in damages, residents in the South American nation have been forced to use self-survival skills again as another series of quakes struck this past week.
While rubbing two sticks together to start a fire worked fine for early man, it’s far from the ideal way to get a fire going in an emergency situation. So it’s best to have multiple options available to you if, or when, you find yourself in a crisis.
For the last 15 years or so, the common thought has been that in a disaster situation where there’s a medium to long term breakdown in infrastructure and civil order, the ONLY way to survive is to flee the city, like a dog with its tail between its legs, and hide out in the woods until things get back to normal.