This may be one of the easiest ways to collect water in the wintertime.
With water being one of your main survival priorities, you want to know multiple ways of procuring water in an emergency situation. Knowing the hidden sources of water in your area and how to procure it will keep you alive.
Did you know that if you have 1,000 square feet of roof and it rains an inch or two one day, that one rainfall has provided you with 600-1,200 gallons of water falling from your roof?
There’s quite a few ways to keep water but the big questions are how much water to save and what’s the best way to keep it safe?
There will be times when we must draw upon our survival knowledge to help us continue on. Knowing how to find this basic, yet necessary skill could save your life.
Using the information from Part 1 & 2, the setup of a water system, decontamination station, and rain catchment procedures entailed to blend all parts together.
We all have holes in our preparedness supplies. Here are five cost effective ways to store water for emergencies.
Bottled water is a popular item to store in case of an emergency. So then why is there an expiration date on bottled water?
We live in a toxic world. The evidence is overwhelming. Those toxicities could be damaging our children’s health.
Here are four ways to effectively remove up to 90%-95% of fluoride and other harmful chemicals in you water.
Most people don’t think they need to worry about dehydration. But there is a chronic form of dehydration that does not have the sudden and intense nature of the acute form.
Size doesn’t matter! Some of the best water filtration systems out there cannot prevent all viruses and germs from contaminating drinking water. Know what you are up against and learn how to minimize the risk.
Water is still a top priority for winter survival. This is the simplest way to harvest water in the wintertime – and it’s right outside.
If society were to break down tomorrow, the value of the things we own and the skills we have would be turned on its head.
While everyone knows that you can tap maple trees for their syrup, birch and walnut trees can also be tapped.
Between droughts and natural emergencies, many communities have gone without water in recent years. Now is the time to store a supply of water before the next disaster strikes.
Water is essential to life. Having a way of providing your family with clean drinking water is vital. Learn ways to create water sources for longer term emergencies.
A billboard that produces potable (drinkable) water? It works in the desert, even in a climate with up to 90% humidity, and produces about 100 liters a day.
This water filtration system is Ready Nutrition’s Prep of the Week. It’s simple to use, user-friendly, inexpensive, has an instruction booklet that covers all the variables – and can fit into your pocket.
It’s been 100 years since the Spanish Flu caused a global pandemic. While you can rest easy right now knowing a global pandemic is not currently a threat, it is just a matter of time before the next one arrives. And when the next one does arrive, “scientists say an outbreak of a flu-like illness could sweep across the planet in 36 hours and kill tens of millions due to our constantly-traveling population.”
To decrease the chances of an infectious illness spreading and infecting other household members, consider setting up a sick room. Learn what supplies should be on hand and some preventative measures that will ensure the illness is contained.
I don’t have to tell you that staying inside all day will put you on the fast track to flab town (I should know. I stay inside all day writing articles like this. You’re welcome).
It is important for you to pick up a few rolls of plastic sheeting for your home that can benefit you and your family not just for use in a greenhouse, but in a disaster, as well.
The fear of Ebola is real. With the laws and executive orders in place to govern the control of contagions, the government can force you into quarantine. Here are 50 things to do after you have napped and watched movie marathons.
There are many potential dangers associated with winter weather, but there’s one you might not have given much thought to snow and ice on your home’s roof. Here’s how to assess how much snow your roof can handle, how to determine if you need to remove snow, how to remove it safely, and the unique dangers that thawing ice and snow pose.
With constant media bombardment of fears of a nuclear war, many have begun to prepare for a disaster. But government uncertainty isn’t the only thing on the minds of the masses. Volcanic activity appears to be increasing and earthquakes seem to be getting more severe. That begs the question: do you live in a disaster zone?
Here’s how to build an emergency pantry that is packed with nutritious, shelf-stable foods that will help your family keep energy levels up.
Frankly, it’s a shame that the ugliness of our species receives so much more attention than our acts of mercy, compassion, and sacrifice. These 10 acts of human kindness will restore your faith in humanity.
Our children live in such a drastically different world as we grew up in. Dangers seem to be around every corner, and the Internet has invited those dangers into our homes and our children’s bedrooms.