Disruptions in services during a disaster can be deadly to those who are not prepared for them. If the disaster occurs in winter, staying warm is likely the most urgent non-medical problem we may face.
If the next crisis hits hard, one of the best friends you can have is a practical garden. A key consideration in such a garden is which types of produce can be harvested and simply dumped into a root cellar or dark closet, without processing, and left there until needed.
As it has been shown in history, evacuation announcements come at a moment’s notice and having your gear ready means you’ll be that much ahead of the crowds already choking the roads out of town.
Surviving a capsizing is not as simple as just staying afloat, and there are certain things you need to understand in case you own a boat and enjoy putting it to the test anytime there’s good weather. As you will see in this article, there are many things you should consider and be aware of in case bad luck comes your way.
No matter what political candidate you are rooting for and regardless of what side of the global warming fence you stand, you have to admit the sea level rise is real, and it has a great impact on how we live our lives going forward.
The average prepper spends a lot of time on the road, they have to get to and from work, they have various shopping trips, or they vacation into the wilderness. If you are a survivalist and your main concern are bad roads, changing weather, and perhaps rioting that brings all traffic to a stop, having a proper vehicle medical kit can help you save lives.
We have all been in a situation when our power was off for a short time. But what would we have done if it did not come back on? How long could you get along without power? Not very long if you’re like most folks, but it is not that bad if you know what to do and make some preparations.
Books, television, and movies have capitalized on the public’s lack of knowledge concerning nuclear power plants to produce a myriad of scenarios involving terrorist attacks on such plants.
We’ve been talking about global warming for the past 50 years, and we still haven’t managed to take action against this threat that may very well lead to human extinction. Global warming is here, and we can no longer ignore its worldwide effects.
We all know (at least the old dogs) about reports of “yellow rain” in Southeast Asia and Afghanistan. Reports of chemical weapons attacks come from Yemen, Laos, Vietnam, and Afghanistan. If recent history is any indicator, the possibility of a chemical/biological weapons attack on a civilian population may be greater than the chances of a nuclear attack or any other “world-ending” event.