March 2014

  • Mar
    14
    3 Items to Barter

    If disaster strikes, money may lose all value. If that happens, you will use skills and items as your currency. There are several low cost items that will have a lot of value after a disaster. Add some of these items to your inventory so you will have them on hand to barter if necessary. Candles People will need light after a disaster, and they won't be able to count on the power companies to provide it. Have some candles on hand to barte...

  • Mar
    10
    pet emergency kit

    Prepping for pets is not the same as prepping for people. If you are prepping for your pets, you need to prepare a pet emergency kit. This kit will ensure that your pets survive an emergency situation. What You Need You need several items for your pet emergency kit. You should include a collar and ID tags, your pet's medication, bottled water, pet food, and first aid supplies. You also need vet records. In addition to the essential sup...

  • Virus in blood - Scanning Electron Microscopy stylised

    When people prep for disasters, they spend most of their time gathering food and other supplies. They often ignore one of the most important parts of prepping-the immune system. Your immune system fights off infections and diseases. If it is not healthy, you will likely get sick during a disaster. Fixing Your Immune System You have various options for getting your immune system in order. Some people choose to take vitamins and supplements...

  • Importance of Prepping with Others

    Disasters are easier to take on if you are with others. If you feel isolated, you might feel stressed out and you might make poor decisions. By prepping with a group, you won't feel isolated or alone if disaster strikes. That will improve your chances of survival. Finding a Group If you have a family, you already have a group in place to prep with. Involve the entire family in the process. If you do not have a family, find some people in ...