In our consumption-based society, as soon as something is broken, we don’t think twice about tossing it to the curb and buying a new one. We do this without realizing the other uses these appliances or their parts could serve us in the future.
Locks don’t always stop shooters.Take a tour of one teacher’s classroom who has found a way around the “weapon free” zone to protect his students using makeshift weapons. There should be more teachers like this one!
The grid’s aging infrastructure, combined with a rise in domestic electricity consumption and extreme weather issues has forced experts to critically examine the status and health of the nation’s electrical systems. Rolling blackouts will no longer be a phenomenon, but a regular occurrence.
Winter brings about erratic weather patterns and chances are that we may be caught in them while we are driving. Having an emergency kit in our vehicles will help to ensure our basic needs are met.
Now that winter has made it’s way into your neck of the woods, it’s time to get prepared for being snowed in.
There are ways using common household materials to keep warm when your home’s walls are insufficient to keep the proper temperature or even destroyed outright.
Being prepared doesn’t mean you need to be ready for the Zombie Apocalypse, but it does mean making some common sense decisions now, today, well in advance of any possible storm or emergency.
You can begin to take steps to prepare your community for this type of disaster by starting with your home. Ensuring that you have the necessary preparations in place will help you diffuse the element of surprise these disasters tend to have.
Creating a rally point for a SHTF scenario can help loved ones reconnect sooner. Learn the ins and outs to create this crucial shtf plan.