Although this site is geared toward people who intend to ride out disasters at home, there may be instances where you need a bug out bag.
In a survival situation you will need some sort of fuel in order to cook food. Fortunately, camping technology is getting better all the time so we have many options that are clean, affordable and long-lasting. Depending on the application, fuels utilized are propane, kerosene, butane, alcohol, and gasoline. There are other fuels out there, […]
After a disaster you can expect the power to be out and the phone towers to be jammed. Fortunately, there are many ways to communicate during a disaster.
Even hardcore survivalists can overlook things. What did you overlook? Here are some survival items you might have forgotten to buy.
I can’t emphasize how much easier it will be to get through a disaster if you have plenty of rechargeable batteries and a solar-powered battery charger. You’ll be able to power lights, radios, fans, games, clocks, alarm systems, and all sorts of things that will make your life far easier. You might be thinking, “I […]
In most disasters, whether it’s a hurricane, a terrorist attack, or a city full of looters, people get hurt. Survival first aid is essential in these situations, but very hard to come by due to overcrowded hospitals. After food, water and shelter, medical supplies and a good book on first aid should be your next […]
When a major disaster strikes, people will rush to the stores and start buying all the supplies. These items will be the first to disappear.
After fears that Japanese nuclear plants would experience Chernobyl-like meltdowns, people have started stocking up on potassium iodide, especially those on the West coast of the United States. While I think the media sensationalized this story and people in the U.S. overreacted, it certainly doesn’t hurt to be prepared. But what exactly is it, why […]
On most nights I read in bed for a while before going to sleep. My wife usually falls asleep first so to be considerate, I turn off the lamp and use a book light. It occurred to me that I’ll be using this book light a lot if the power goes out. Then I thought, […]
Disasters usually occur with little or no warning, which is why you should have a vehicle survival kit in your car at all times.