Are you ready? If circumstances require it, are you prepared to be self-sufficient for two weeks? Will you be able to get home from wherever you are, and survive for 14-days without shopping, without electricity, Internet and telephones, and without any outside help or government assistance? If not, you are in a precarious position. These 20 questions will help you evaluate your state of readiness, and what you need to do to get ready for a tomorrow that may not look like today.
For those who live in the United States, the U.S. Government maintains a nationwide network of 1,000 emergency radio stations (NWR). These continuously broadcast region-specific weather information, and now other emergency information, too. Therefore, all emergency kits assembled for use in the U.S. should include a radio which is capable of receiving these “All-Hazards” radio broadcasts. […]
Pepper spray is not legal in all areas, but if it is in your locale, we recommend keeping a canister in your GO-Bag, pocket, purse, home and other areas where you might need it. We regard it as the best non-lethal weapon for self-defense. This article is included to help you understand aspects of pepper […]
There are many opinions as to what gun is best for inclusion in a survival kit, and there is certainly no consensus, even among the experts. But if you are not planning for a specific type of emergency, and self-defense is NOT your primary concern, then a .22 caliber rifle is generally considered to be […]
Disasters can become an even greater disaster if you are coping with the pain of a broken tooth, particularly if it is severe pain such as is caused by a broken tooth with an exposed root. Since a trip to the dentist may not be feasible in an emergency situation, it’s a good idea to […]
Do-it-yourself long-term food storage is not only possible; it’s easy when you use Mylar bags and oxygen absorber packets. It’s inexpensive, too. In fact it’s downright cheap if you purchase bulk foods at a restaurant supply store. No special tools are required; you can use a standard clothing iron to seal the Mylar bags. You […]
In a disaster or emergency situation your source of drinking water may become contaminated, so it is important to know how to purify it before drinking, brushing your teeth, and before rehydrating or cooking food with water. After an earthquake, major storm or flood, even if you still have running tap water it may have […]