Will 911 and its emergency services always be there for us? Recent statistics on the shortages of ambulances in some cities in the United States say maybe not…especially during a disaster.
There are many reasons to continue to train and prepare: but how do we deal with prepper burnout?
The elderly are a part of the population that is the most vulnerable during times of evacuation and emergency. They face many concerns both before a disaster strikes and immediately afterward.
The dangers of going to a disaster shelter or a FEMA camp during an evacuation are many. Because of this, we’ve spent time attempting to encourage everyone to do their best to avoid both at all costs by having back up plans in place. But there’s one more danger of going to a disaster shelter that is perhaps the most disturbing of all: sexual assault.
Thunderstorms have extended the flash flood warnings on the East coast in recent days. Heavy floodwaters have engulfed parts of New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, washing out roadways, submerging vehicles and forcing water rescues. Would you be prepared for a flood?
Practice OPSEC with even the most “reliable” ally, remembering that all men have the capacity to betray and usually do.
Solar ovens are a great addition to any prepper’s gear. Not only can they be used to cook food, but there are several other ways you could use a solar oven in an emergency situation when you don’t have access to modern power sources. When you only have the sun to rely on, a solar oven can be incredibly efficient at many very important tasks.
Tea tree essential oil is one of the most well-known of all the essential oils, for it’s powerful antiseptic and healing properties. Tea tree oil, also known as Melaleuca, is a quick and easy addition to your prepper gear too since there are so many benefits to having the oil on hand in any situation.
Many financial analysts believe the United States economy is in a dire situation. Peter Schiff, who accurately predicted the 2008 recession has come out and declared we will all live through another Great Depression, only this time, it’ll be much worse than before. But there are ways to prepare for such an event, and we’ve gathered some helpful tips and tricks to help make the process a little more smooth.