Freezing temperatures are on the way in the northern hemisphere, and have already settled in some places, so it’s time for a seasonal check of your emergency gear and supplies. I thought this winter emergency checklist would be helpful. You blokes Down Under, check back in a few months.
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Canning your own food is a great way to build up your emergency food supply, and it doesn’t have to be complicated. There are several steps involved, but the trick to easy canning is to 1. get organized and 2. keep it simple. In this article I’ll demonstrate a very simple recipe for canned meat.
Louisiana State Police say that 6 million pounds of explosives, including M6 artillery propellant, were found recklessly packed into buildings and left in open cardboard boxes on long rows of pallets outside the old Louisiana Army Ammunitions Plant. Officials are now removing the explosives, but residents are expected to be under a mandatory evacuation order for at least a couple of days.
Cause of North Korea’s successful long range rocket launch what is in store for America? In a news report is was said that North Korea will use this as a way to con or blackmale the U.S. to get aid and other things they want. Sense the U.S. doesnt negotiate with terrorist should we as preppers start getting
In simple terms, Situational Awareness is the process of knowing what is going on around you at all times and having a tentative plan to respond to an abnormal occurrence. Many people consider individuals who practice situational awareness as overly concerned, paranoid, insecure or just scared, none of which are true. Being cognitive of your
Today’s small, compact, yet sturdy, tactical lights, using lithium batteries, are a vast improvement. They are so handy that they should be a part of every defensive kit. Still, having a good tactical light and knowing how to use it are two different things. What follows are three of the more basic defensive flashlight techniques.
While some people have been influenced by TV shows like Doomsday Preppers, the subject of prepping is far from a fade. In fact, Preparedness is something that’s been talked about as far back as early Biblical times. The Bible is filled with many examples of prepping and even offers preparedness advice.
How quickly the weather can change, it seems like only yesterday I was wearing shorts and running the air; now it’s almost cold enough to kick on the furnace. With winter weather already affecting much of the country, you really need to think about winterizing your gear. That means breaking out your bugout bags, opening
“I never thought it would happen here.” Crisis after crisis and disaster after disaster, how many times have we all heard that sentence uttered from an unprepared persons mouth? Yet, even after these disasters, a majority of the effected people still fail to take precautions for future events.
I was teaching a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) class a few weeks ago and one of my students came up to me during a break and asked me How do I start really prepping and what gear should I be stockpiling?
If you are just getting started, prepping can sometimes seem a little overwhelming. From stockpiling food and water to picking the right survival gear, figuring out where to get started can be a pretty big challenge.