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.
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.
How should Hawaiians be preparing for major disasters, like nuclear war or an EMP? It’s a question that isn’t brought up very often in the prepper community, but it should be.
The water crisis in Flint, Michigan isn’t the only water supply found sickening its citizens. At least 74 million Americans in 42 states drink chromium-polluted tap water, much of it likely in the cancer-causing hexavalent form.
I asked some fellow preppers in the community what advice they would offer on how to better prepare for hurricanes, and the community overwhelmingly stepped up to help their fellow man. They lived through this disaster. These are their words and, in my humble opinion, this is some very solid advice to follow.
This may be one of the easiest ways to collect water in the wintertime.
The conservation is not a mere “greening” but an exercise in supply and logistics…stretching your resources to the maximum of their conservation and employment.
While everyone knows that you can tap maple trees for their syrup, birch and walnut trees can also be tapped.
The day may come when you will need to get creative in how to purify your water. Your life may depend on it.