September 2014

  • Tips for Traveling During a Disaster

    In most cases, you will want to stay home or at your planned evacuation place during a disaster. Something might happen that pulls you away from you safe place, though. If that occurs, you need to follow a safe travel plan. First, only travel during the day. If you travel during the day, you won’t be as vulnerable as you would be in the dark. You should also bring someone along with you. You never know if your car will break down, and if it does, you do...

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    Collect Rainwater

    As a prepper, you always need to look for sources of water. Rainwater is an excellent source of water. Even if you have access to ample water, it is a good idea to collect rainwater when you have the opportunity. After all, you can never have too much water. You can collect rainwater with a bottle or a container. Just put it on the ground and let the rainwater fall into it. Put the bottle or container in an open area, though, so it does not go through trees ...

  • Camping Gear in Case it Rains

    If you have to survive outside for a while, you will likely encounter a rain storm or two. Because of that, it is important that you have some rain gear. Without the right rain gear, you will be wet, cold and uncomfortable. Necessary Gear You need to have a poncho so you can spend time outside of your shelter. You also need nylon clothing so you will dry quickly. Synthetic sleeping bags perform well in the rain. You should also have a ...

  • Avoid Grocery Stores During a Disaster

    Some people think there isn't a reason to prepare. They can head out to a grocery store as soon as they hear about an eminent disaster. Then, they can grab everything they need and go back home. Do not make that mistake. It will not work out well. First, grocery stores are crazy before and during disasters. Fights can break out, and supplies will get ravaged through. You do not want to go to a grocery store at that time. On top of that, you will have a...