You’ve seen it on the news and you’ve seen it in the newspapers. When a disaster occurs, riots and flash mobs are forming everywhere and it spreads like wildfire. During any type of disaster adrenaline and instincts will take over and there will be no more room for logic when people are desperate to survive. People are getting trampled or attacked while trying to get away from the flash mobs. Knowing how to survive during riots and flash mobs is a skill we should all learn.
An urban prepper has to deal with much more problems when it comes to preparedness and survival, compared to their fellow preppers, living in small communities. They have to deal with limited space and always keep an eye on their neighbors. They never know who might be a friend or a foe, in a time of crisis. The strategies presented in this article are designed for preppers living in large cities. They are intended to give them an upper hand and increase their chances of survival.
We live in uncertain times with constant threats knocking at our doors. One day, we might live under Martial law, and although the use of Martial law should bring an end to the scenario that imposed it, most of the times it will lead to further violence and chaos.
Bugging in can be defined as staying in your house and holding down the fort during an emergency situation. If you have everything you need in your home to survive there is no need to leave and head for a distant location. You will have to bug out only if there are substantial reasons to do so and if your bug-in plan failed.
Spiders are everywhere and you are never more than 12 feet away from one. A single house and garden may have more than 80 species of spiders. Estimates show that there are more than 4000 species in the United States. All these spiders have venom, but only a few spider bites are considered to be lethal to humans and pets.
There are many reasons why you should learn the vital head points since you never know when you have to use this knowledge to defend yourself. By learning the location of the vital head points you will be able to apply a correct blow to incapacitate your adversary.
When no medical expertise is available you have to take care of yourself, the best way you know. If you need to treat burns, you like most people will aggravate the situation due to their lack of knowledge. There are many things that can cause burns, from heat sources to electrical wires and even UV radiations coming from the sun. Burn treatment shouldn’t be complicated and should be learned by everyone.
What would happen if one day you won’t find food in the stores? Or what will you do if you get stranded somewhere away from civilization with nothing to eat? In these situations, you will have to rely on the outdoors and your knowledge about what plants can be eaten without the risk of getting sick. You will have to forage to avoid starving and keep going.
Living on seashores and beaches has its advantages and besides providing an escape route, the sea can offer so much more when it comes to food. From fish to the plants growing along the seashore and even the highly nutritious seaweed, which is versatile and easily accessible. Here is what edible seaweeds you should forage if you are at the beach.
When you have to face a crisis, everything around you can become a useful tool. Even a tampon can be used in various improvised ways if the need requires it. Here are some ways in which you can use a tampon in an emergency survival situation.
If you live on the east coast, chances are that you will be hit by a hurricane. Only by keeping your eyes on the local and National Weather forecasters you can stay safe. You will have a chance to face whatever Mother Nature brings. Even if you are following the forecasts 24/7 in order for surviving a hurricane, the first thing you have to do is to educate yourself. It’s better to know in advance how to deal with a hurricane and acquire the knowledge of people who went through a hurricane experience.
Some people own a gun right now, while others are looking for one to buy. One thing is sure, during a crisis or in a society where rules no longer apply you will not survive without a firearm. You will need to be able and take care of yourself and your loved ones, to be prepared for whatever comes. Maybe you will need a gun to hunt for food or perhaps you have to be your best bodyguard, and this means you will need these guns in order to survive. Here are the guns every prepper should own.
During wartime or a natural disaster, food shortages and lack of natural gas or electricity for cooking require a great deal of improvisation and reliance upon back-to-basics cooking techniques used by our forefathers in order to survive. In an emergency, it helps to know what to do with all that nature has to offer and how to make the best use of it. In order to have a proper meal, you will have to improvise ways to cook the food available, for you and your loved ones.