We often find ourselves captivated by tales of a lone survivor bugging out in the apocalypse, whether it’s a man and his trusty long-life friend or perhaps a canine companion by his side. He’s the quintessential American hero, always embroiled in dangerous situations and doing what he must to survive.
Evacuate with a customized bug-out boat
Many of America’s largest cities, including Manhattan, are paradoxically located in geographically isolated areas of the country. Although one in 38 Americans lives in New York City, much of the city is bound by water, making it only marginally connected to the mainland. Consequently, in the event of a major disaster, such as a grid outage, terrorist attack, or a national pandemic, the city’s eight million residents will be dependent on a few bridges for safe passage.
Food Storage Plan For The Long Run
When my husband and I decided to create a food storage plan for the long run, we initially focused on stocking up on white rice. We calculated the amount of rice we would need if it was the only food we had to consume for a whole year, and then purchased that quantity. However, I would not recommend this approach to others. Not only did we end up with an excessive amount of rice, but we also failed to consider the importance of a well-rounded diet.
How To Protect Your Home Against EMPs
Electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attacks can have devastating effects on our modern-day society. The EMP, whether from a natural source such as a solar flare or man-made such as a nuclear weapon, can knock out all electronic devices within its range, leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. The consequences of such an event can range from widespread power outages to complete societal collapse.
Tips For Raising Roosters
The roosters frequently receive mixed reviews. Some people adore them. Some people despise them. Some people keep them on purpose. Some people cannot have them. Some roosters are vicious. Some people are friendly. Many myths and facts surround these magnificent birds. So, let us investigate.
The Ever-Increasing Need For Water And Water Storage
Water is so vital to life that most people will die in three days or less if they do not have it. The human body contains between 50 and 75 percent water, depending on age and gender. Despite this, many of us take water for granted.
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The Realities Of Bugging Out
To avoid chaos in an emergency, plan ahead of time for potential scenarios so you can make an informed and realistic decision about your destination. This is obviously a serious decision, and it is dependent on a number of factors.
Family Disaster Planning Measures
Thousands of people are threatened each year by both natural and man-made disasters. According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), 68 percent of American adults, including those who live in disaster-prone areas, have no emergency plan in place.
Living In Denial – The “It won’t happen to me” people
After being hit over and over again by various natural disasters and surviving the Covid-19 pandemic, it seems that the vast majority of U.S. citizens still live in denial. They have the “it won’t happen to me” mentality, and they fail to prepare and act when it does happen to them.
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How To Make Candles For Emergency Lighting
Being a prepper, I’m used to stockpiling food and gear for uncertain times, but I also like to stockpile skills that will be useful for my family during a long-term disaster. One of my favorite self-sufficiency skills is converting common animal fat, beeswax, and paraffin into emergency lighting that does not require stored batteries, solar chargers, or hand cranks.
Surviving The End Of Mankind With Your Dog
Your once-familiar neighborhood has turned into a nightmare. The light barely breaks through the smoke and dust in the air. Building ruins, burned automobiles, wrecked barriers, and the debris of a lost fight clutter the streets in all directions. It’s only you and your dog now.
How To Dig A Well To Secure Your Water Supply
We here in the United States have no idea how fortunate we are. Most people do not consider how easy it is to go to the kitchen faucet and obtain a glass of pure water, and this is something that we take for granted.
What To Hoard And How To Barter
Times have been rough. The old world you know is long gone, replaced with a blunt cruelty you never imagined possible. People are dispersed, cities are collapsing, and infrastructure is completely lacking.