Crisis Preparedness For Kids

crisis preparedness for kids

Every parent wants their children to grow up in a safe environment, but reality forces us to think about dealing with the uglier side of society. It also means we have to decide how best to protect those we love. This involves more than making sure your home is safe and secured. You also have to teach your family how to protect themselves.

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What To Do If You Get Bitten By A Dog

What To Do If You Get Bitten By A Dog

Dogs are famously some of the kindest and friendliest animals known to man, owned by tens of millions of Americans and renowned for their loyal and loving nature. Unfortunately, while many dogs are cute and kind, others can be quite aggressive or lash out unexpectedly, and anyone who bumps into a rabid or vicious dog could find their life in danger in a matter of seconds.

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Debunking The Survival Myth Of Heating A Frostbite

Dealing With Frostbite

Outdoor enthusiasts are fighting a constant battle to regulate comfortable body temperature for staying outside longer during the winter months. Without proper clothing, and lacking the warmth of physical activity, most people are only comfortable when the temperature exceeds 80 degrees F.

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Sage – The versatile Medicinal Herb Growing In Your Yard

Sage – The Versatile Medicinal Herb Growing In Your Yard

Back in the day, old folks used to grow sage since they believed their house would be protected. There is even an old saying that goes something like this “A house by which sage grows, death avoids.” No, the plant will not make you immortal, but it will fight certain battles for you.

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Should You Use Expired Medication – Yay or Nay?

Should You Use Expired Medication

A lot of preppers are worrying about the day when medical care will no longer be available. They learn about first-aid, they stockpile various medications and prepare as best as possible when that dreaded day comes. A lot of them are asking about expired medications. Should they still use them past their expiration date, or should they throw them in the trash? Today we will try to find an answer to this critical question.

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How To Handle And Treat Animal Bites

How To Handle And Treat Animal Bites

When exploring the great outdoors, you always have to consider the possibility of running into one of its residents. While most of these encounters are harmless and leave you with nothing but a scare, in some circumstances, you may not be so lucky. If it’s got a mouth, you may very well end up with scars from animal bites, or even worse.

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Keeping Good Hygiene Without Your Usual Amenities

Keeping Good Hygiene Without Your Usual Amenities

Whenever I re-watch the movie Cast Away, I can’t help but notice that the hygiene situation is downplayed, and our hero seems to be doing just fine. However, if you think about it, the time he spent on that island without soap and other amenities is quite long. It always gets me thinking about what preppers would do in that type of a survival situation concerning their personal hygiene.

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Having A Vehicle Medical Kit Is Your Main Roadside Insurance

Having A Vehicle Medical Kit

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.

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Easy DIY Hand Sanitizer

Hand Sanitizer Use

The current events unfolding around the world have made it clear that proper sanitation is a critical step during an emergency. The pandemic keeps showing us that careless people will get infected, and their faith remains unknown. Supplies run low, and people get desperate during a medical emergency, and as we’ve all seen that hand sanitizer has become an item of great value.

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Medical Evacuation Essentials Every Survivalist Should Know

Medical Evacuation Essentials

Despite the best preparations, accidents and sudden illnesses sometimes happen. Typically, your role in an urban medical emergency is to summon help and perform urgent first aid. All other decisions and actions are handled by the 911 operator, emergency medical technicians (EMTs), the ambulance crew, and the hospital emergency team. When an accident or illness occurs in a remote place, you are much more involved.

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Medical Emergencies – Knowledge and Improvisation Tips

Dealing With Medical Emergencies – Knowledge And Improvisation Tips

Medical care is frequently overlooked as part of a survivalist’s preparations. A group or individual may spend thousands of dollars on firearms, vehicles, or even explosives, but have only a simple first-aid kit for dealing with the medical emergencies that could result from the misuse of firearms, vehicles, or explosives.

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