The lack of sanitation facilities following a major disaster can bring serious health risks.
In our newest Crash Course guide, we are placing focus on the issue of what happens after the disaster has passed – sanitation, medicinal emergencies and disaster-related diseases. Simply put, in order to truly live through the disaster, you must understand the dangers that lay in the aftermath. This week 2 guide will help you maneuver through these types of emergencies and prepare for them.
In the end, no matter how secure your fortress is, you may have to leave it for one reason or another.
To be prepared, and I mean fully prepared, requires planning, anticipating the worst-case scenario, and training for skill sets you will need while living through the event. You can’t just waltz into your local grocery store, grab some food, batteries, and water and then be done with it. You need to prioritize, plan, and prepare.
This is what is to be expected when so many people are hit with a rapid, far from equilibrium event.
When the you-know-what hits the fan, protecting your home is paramount. These fundamentals will help you prep the home for patrols to prevent looters and marauders from entering.
We’re coming upon the hottest time of the year and knowing how to prevent heat-related injuries is crucial to your survival.
Survival in an urban environment will be challenging in a long-term disaster. Writer Jeremiah Johnson writes an in-depth article on water procurement, covering everything from how to take it out of a rain gutter to establishing an “urban cistern” in plain view while surviving in a post-SHTF environment.
If an EMP occurs while you are at work, do you have the know-how and supplies in place to make it home safely? This checklist of supplies and protocols could save your life!