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.
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.
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.
Wild edibles are a precious source of food when you find yourself lacking the resources to survive in an unknown environment. Since nature doesn’t always play in your favor you could be wandering in unfamiliar grounds like the desert. In the United States, some major areas are deserts and although it might not be a favorable environment to thrive in, the desert can provide arid edibles that will help you to push forward.
An off-grid life is a goal for many of us and being self-sufficient is what prepping is all about. However, the adjustments to an off-grid life may be difficult for some people. If they don’t get used to the routine they will bounce back on the grid. In this article, you will read about the confessions of a family that has been living off the grid since 2001. It provides a big picture of what you should expect if you want an off-grid life.
You are at work and you are trying to beat the clock, is just one of those days when nothing seems out of the ordinary. Suddenly you hear sirens in the distance and the power goes out, you try to use the cell phone but the line is busy, it’s no use. You know that a disaster is coming your way and you need to get out of there. You have to get home and although you are many miles away from your family, you have a solution to get to them, your get home bag.
A 62 year old man who got lost in the Australian desert after chasing a camel, managed to survive for 6 days only by eating ants. This is an amazing survival story of human determination.
When it comes to survival, improvising efficient solutions from everyday items can save the day. There are useful tools all around you, and you need to be able and recognize them. The following household items can be found in most North American homes, and they will come in handy during an emergency.
We live in an uncertain world and with each passing day, more and more people decide to become survivalists and preppers. Unfortunately, the path that most of these people chose is the path of the lone wolf. Although many aspects of preparedness tend to focus on the individual, history showed us that a united force is stronger. Such formation has more chances of survival than a single individual.
Many people dream about having a vacation home somewhere nice just to get away from the rush of the modern world. If you are part of the preparedness and survival communities, you might as well have plans to have a second home. The difference is that we want something that protects us from the threats of today’s world, a bug out location or even better, an emergency bunker. If an emergency bunker is on your to-do list, following are the things you need to consider.
Will, in my opinion, is strong determination from deep within a person. That’s exactly what you need to survive and thrive during a catastrophe. The way I see it we are preppers and survivalists because we gather and store things for a future that we believe could be a worst case scenario, but we also study, train, practice, learn, and go the extra mile so that we can survive and thrive during that possible worst case scenario.