Being able to store vegetables for a long period of time will provide you with a diverse diet and it will save your from eating the same food over and over again. Blanching vegetables is a skill easy to master and everyone can do it.
We are a generation that was born on innovation. In a short period of time, we became addicted to all the electronic devices that are part of our daily lives. The Internet, the cell phones and our personal computer are all devices that control us. We can’t function properly without them. All these devices rely on a common denominator – electricity. When the flow of electricity suddenly stops, our normal existence will end as well. We will have to adapt to a new world, a world without electricity.
Sooner or later, the power will go off, and chances are it will never come back on. For most of us, the loss of power means the complete loss of normalcy, and we will have to adapt to a new world. Five primary areas are disrupted if the power goes off and you need to know what to do to live without electricity.
Nothing brings a man down like the fear of hunger. It’s something we all think about, regardless how full our pantry is. We can’t really help it, and it’s a genetic memory that was seeded in us throughout human history. Since food was often scarce and starvation was always a problem, food storage was one of the first skills humans learned. Food storage allows us to survive for extended periods of time and give us a comforting feeling that enables us to concentrate on developing other skills.
Sugardine is a homemade antiseptic that uses the antibacterial proprieties of sugar and iodine to prevent and kill infections. Sugardine was developed in the old days as a primary method to treat abscesses and thrush on the hooves of horses. However, only a few people know that this homemade antiseptic is also useful for humans. It is cheap and easy to make, and it is a perfect solution for preppers and survivalists.
A major crisis will create multiple waves of refugees. In time, these refugees can become a major problem for the entire world. The conflict in Syria and the Paris attacks are just recent examples of what human exodus can lead to. When SHTF, there will be a lot of domestic refugees roaming around and we should be prepared to handle them.
If you are one of the unfortunate people that had a close encounter with poison oak you should know by now how to identify and stay away from this plant. This is how repellent plants work and the same principal applies to pests if you know how to use the correct plants. Companion planting will help you protect your garden and keep pests far away from it.
Vetigel is an algae-based gel that can stop bleeding in just a few seconds. It is set to become the band aid of the future. According to the manufacturer this wonderful gel should be available for human use in the near future and it will revolutionize the way we heal.
Regardless if you plan to hunker down or to bug out, knowing how to travel when a disaster hits your area is a significant safety factor for you and your family. If you have a place to go to, you need to make sure you get there safely. Traveling from point A to point B in a world without laws can be difficult, and we need to be prepared for it.
Gathering water is a must in any survival situation, but you don’t always have a guarantee that the water is drinkable. This is why it is always indicated to gather water that doesn’t require purification. If you manage to do so, you will save time, fuel and energy. Natural water sources are all around us and we must learn how to make good use of them.
Dakin’s solution is an antiseptic solution developed during World War I to treat infected wounds. It is a viable solution that is being used even today and it’s a perfect homemade antiseptic for preppers and survivalists.
In any disaster scenario, your main task is to stay alive. If you manage to do this, you will be able to take care of the others. Preppeing starts with you, and knowing your limits, assessing your emotions and thoughts is a necessary stage of every emergency preparedness plan. Fear, frustration, guilt or anger are just a few reactions that can work to your downfall. Before anything else, you should prepare yourself and discover who you really are.
You wake up in the middle of the night and hear a crash sound outside. The lights are off and you stumble in the dark to find a working flashlight. Once you get out you notice that a power outage hit your neighborhood, you check your phone but it’s dead too. That doesn’t make any sense, the street lamps are off and nothing seems to work. Then it hits you “It happened, an EMP attack happened and everything is fried.” It’s time to rely on your EMP attack survival plan and keep your family safe.