Emergency Survival Tips – How To Survive At Home During Winter Power Outages
As the onset of another winter season approaches, I’m reminded that not every cold-weather survival scenario involves you being out in the middle of nowhere. While the danger from winter weather varies across the country, nearly all people living in the Northern Hemisphere are likely to face some type of severe winter weather at some point in time. Preparing your home for winter weather is certainly the first step, however, other preparations should be made in case of a power failure.An Overview of Knife Blade Steel and Its Importance in Knife Performance
Of the factors that influence the overall performance of a knife, its blade steel has more impact on more factors than any other single component. It will determine the knife’s longevity, its suitability for a given task, its ease of handling, and ultimately your overall satisfaction with the knife. Let’s take a brief look at some common types of blade steels, and see how their characteristics can affect the blade’s performance. With this knowledge, you’ll have an understanding of what you can expect from a given type of steel, and subsequently from the knife itself.Get Survival Information So You Are Prepared
Glean all the survival information you can from great sources, like FEMA and online forums. You can learn a lot from folks who are already planning for their own survival and quick evacuation.Getting Your Survival Supplies Together
it is important to have the right stuff on hand in an emergency. Here is a great list to start building up your survival supplies.Your Life May Depend on What You Put in Your Survival Backpacks
Backpacks aren’t just for schoolkids anymore. You can fill up survival backpacks with necessary items easily by just thinking ahead. Don’t forget you might have to move fast to get out of the way of a crisis.What Good Is a Survival Guide?
You have no idea what is available in a good survival guide until you buy one. You can try to go it alone, but if you are bound and determined to make it through, let someone teach you the ropes.Your Survival Cache – What If It Could Talk?
If your survival cache could talk, what would it say about you? Are you really ready for a disaster, or just pretending with a few bottles of water and some canned veggies? You can be ready. If you mean it!Getting Started on Your Emergency Food Storage Plan
What constitutes an emergency and when would you need to worry about or consider the type of food that you would need in order to survive such a disaster? Natural disasters come in many forms: hurricanes, tornados, floods, typhoons, bush fires, to name a few. In times like this it is often in the aftermath of these emergencies that food supply plays a vital role.Start Strong for Survival Preparedness
Survival preparedness is a way of life. If you want to make it through a crisis, you need to approach it 24/7. Here are a few suggestions to help you get started.If There Is a Biological Attack And You Search the Symptoms, Will Someone Come To Your Door?
Indeed, I suppose all Internet users these days are a bit paranoid, and rightfully so, who knows maybe that’s part of the plan – keep the natives restless. Make everyone feel they are being watched by the all-seeing eye, like that pyramid design on the dollar bill with the eye in it. After all, if people believe someone is watching or even think someone might be, they are liable to do less harm.Are You Protecting Your Survival Cache?
It’s not enough to have a survival cache – you also need to be able to get to it easily and protect it. By taking the appropriate steps you will be in great shape in the event of a disaster.Bathroom Issues in a Disaster
We don’t like to talk about what to do when the toilet won’t flush. But it is a real issue in an emergency. A natural disaster like a hurricane, tornado, flood or earthquake can disrupt the things that we just expect to work. Running water might not be running in an emergency.