Basic Survival Skills: I Make Fire (Insert Chest Pounding)
There are certain basic life saving skills that everyone should know in order to stay alive in an emergency. Being about to start a fire will help provide you with warmth, a means to purify water, and cook food. Learn the basics of starting a fire in this article.Emergency Supplies For Personal And Family Use
Emergency food supplies and emergency drinking water are just two of the emergency supplies you should have in your survival kit. This article explains what else you should have to survive any disaster.How To Prepare For Food Shortages And Food Riots In 2013
There is growing concern that the year 2013 could usher in massive food shortages that affect the United States, with food riots actually happening within our shores. How could this possibly be? Food shortages and food riots don’t just happen because there is literally no food to be had.Hyperinflation: Could America Be Next to Have Food Shortages?
Food riots in the United States in 2013? Come on, you have to be kidding me, right? Actually, the conditions for this to happen soon are just about perfect.Advantages of a Fire Extinguisher
The advantages of a fire extinguisher for your home cannot be overstated. No matter where you live, fire can strike at any time. The most devastating fires usually happen at night when families are sleeping.Why You Should Stockpile Food For An Economic Collapse and SHTF
Not only has the term “SHTF” (Sewage Hits The Fan) entered into the vernacular thanks to shows like “The Walking Dead” and “Doomsday Preppers,” but more people are actually discussing things like the possibility of an economic collapse and whether they should stockpile food. Let’s take a look at the reasons that you should start a food stockpile, more commonly referred to as “Food Storage” for scenarios that are more likely than a zombie invasion…Never Leave Home Without These Emergency Items
You never know when an emergency will happen which is why you should always carry certain critical items with you. Read this article to learn which emergency supplies should always be on your person.What To Stockpile For an Economic Collapse In Addition To Food
The talk about an impending economic collapse is becoming more and more common as evidenced by the popularity of TV shows like “Doomsday Preppers.” With the economic crisis lasting longer than anything since the Great Depression of the 1930’s, the despair of the American working class is growing. The term “economic collapse” is no longer used by crazy survivalists and people on the fringes of society.The First Thing To Do If The Electrical Power Grid Goes Down
Okay, so you watch “Doomsday Preppers” or “The Walking Dead” and it’s all on your radar, but you haven’t really prepared for a worst case scenario and don’t have a plan worked out. And the power just went out. What should you do?How To Prepare For Power Outages Even If You’re Not A Survivalist
Don’t read any further if you’re worried about TEOTWAWKI (The End Of The World As We Know It) or a zombie apocalypse or some other calamity that is not likely to happen. But if you’re wanting to learn how to be prepared for anything from the typical nuisance power outage after a severe storm to a weeklong outage like the victims of Hurricane Sandy suffered, you’ve come to the right place. What is the difference between being prepared for the worst-case scenario and something more run-of-the-mill in terms of disaster?Electrical Power Grid Failure: The Most Probably SHTF Scenario
If you like watching the zombies on “The Walking Dead” or the survivalists on “Doomsday Preppers” you have probably engaged in some sort of discussion on what is the most likely “SHTF” (Sewage Hits The Fan) scenario to really happen in the near future. Since you probably didn’t choose “zombie apocalypse” as very likely, it’s a good bet that you thought that a failure of the national power grid was high on the list. The fact is that our aging electrical power grid infrastructure, combined with the vulnerability of its internet-dependent control…How NOT To Survive A National Power Outage If The Electrical Grid Goes Down
You don’t have to be someone from the show “Doomsday Preppers” to be concerned about a major power outage happening. As a matter of fact, more people than ever these days are concerned with a national disaster if the electrical power grid goes down, due to some hackers or a massive solar storm. The problem is that we are so used to doing everything with electricity, from cooking our meals in the microwave to opening our cans with electric can openers, that we are totally lost when the power goes out.