Sheltering in Place

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shelter in place

Most emergency situations require than individuals and families evacuate and seek shelter far away where it is safe. In some situations however, the safest place to be during the duration of the emergency is at home. In these situations, people should be prepared to be holed up with the supplies they will need to outlast… Read more »

Fire without the Hassle

Posted by & filed under Cooking Supplies, Disaster / Emergency Kits, Emergency Preparedness, Preparedness.

Campfire

One thing many people tend to overlook when gathering emergency supplies is fire starting materials. Anyone who has ever been in an emergency situation knows that fire is not something you want to be without. It’s one of those things we take for granted because it’s always readily available to us. But when disaster strikes… Read more »

Maintaining Morale throughout an Emergency

Posted by & filed under Basic Survival Skills, Disaster / Emergency Kits, Emergency Preparedness, Food Storage Planning, Preparedness.

Campfire songs

Natural disasters and other emergency situations can have a profound effect on a person’s life. Not only can such an experience be very physically draining, but the stress can take its toll on a person’s emotions as well. If not combated, fear, panic, and depression can set in and make an emergency situation even worse…. Read more »

Methods of Water Filtration

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Pure Water

One of the most important aspects of emergency preparedness is water storage. Having enough drinking water should be at the top of everyone’s priority list when it comes to getting a food storage supply together. The general rule of thumb is one gallon of water per person per day. The problem then is determining how… Read more »