Good weather is upon us and it is the time of the year when the vast majority of people become highly active. While some will go on vacation, there will be those who will end up being part of a crowded event such as a political gathering or a sporting event. Regardless the reasons behind the big commotion it is smart to learn how to stay safe in a big crowd.
If you find yourself in an unfamiliar environment, being able to predict the weather using the clouds is a skill that will prove useful. When you are capable to understand that a storm is coming your way without using an app on your phone you can rush to find shelter and stay dry for the day.
“If things go south, I will rely on hunting to get my meat,” I’ve heard this one so many times that it has almost become a nuisance for me. People think that if they own a powerful rifle, they can just go into the woods and bring some big game that will keep them fed. Many of these people don’t even have a clue about the survival hunting essentials and I think it’s better to give them a heads up.
When it comes to emergency preparedness, a vacuum sealer is a truly useful tool. Its applications are limited only by your imagination. While many people will use it just for bagging food, this ingenious device can be exploited to accomplish a multitude of preparedness tasks.
The idea of forming a survival group has been discussed before here. There is no doubt that being part of such team will increase your chances of surviving a disaster. However, when forming a survival group, several roles are necessary for all the members to withstand a significant event.
Some things last longer than others, but eventually everything comes to an end. If you are one of the people concerned about the future, you probably have a well-equipped pantry waiting for you at home. Unfortunately, some of us take for granted our supplies. Even more, there are those who have no idea how to tell if their food is still safe to eat.
No matter what other people will say, emergency preparedness isn’t cheap. You are going to need a lot of stuff even if you keep it at a bare minimum. Prepping can become costly and how much you spend is up to you. The tips in this article are designed to help you save money and I can tell you firsthand that they actually work.
Off-grid living is a way of life without public utilities, such as energy, water and waste management. It is an independent way to live without all modern utilities and it promotes self-sufficiency for survival and independence. You’ve probably heard about many people going off grid, but do you know the reasons that made them go off-grid?
When I began searching for a rural property for my off-grid retreat, I quickly found all sorts of places that looked promising at first glance. Everything from mountain views, to green pastures and all kinds of idyllic landscapes that I thought would make a significant acquisition. Buying off-grid land requires preparation and there are a few things that you should know before signing the papers.
During a crisis, it’s much better to avoid a problem than to deal with the consequences afterward. Avoidance is the key to survival and since anything can happen to anyone regardless of where they are, it is better to learn a few strategies that will help you keep a low profile during SHTF.
It is no longer a secret that our government is preparing for a grid down event. Such event is currently one of the most probable crises that would impact every area of our lives. A power grid down event doesn’t mean the same thing as losing power for a few hours. There are many critical things that most people are not aware of.
There are lots of reasons that could force us to live without refrigeration and this would create a lot of life changes. People will have a hard time preserving food without using a freezer. Many of them will stick to eating dry goods. If your fridge stops working due to a community-wide power outage, you might want to learn about alternatives methods to preserve your food.