• Your Camera Phone for Safety

    You have to keep safety in mind during an emergency situation. With that in mind, you need to verify people's identity before answering the door. This is the case, even if you are expecting someone to come. If you are expecting someone from a business to come to your home, you can use your camera phone to ensure that the person actually represents the business. This will prevent people from getting into your home on false pretenses. That can save your belonging...

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    Symptoms of Dehydration

    You need to stay hydrated if you are going to survive. It is important that you know the signs of dehydration. That way, you can start drinking water if you experience any of them. What to Look out For If you are dehydrated, you might become dizzy and tired. You will also likely get a headache and experience cramps and nausea. In addition, there is a good chance you will become irritated if you are dehydrated. If you experience any of ...

  • Avoid this Food Storage Mistake

    You have probably looked over lists of the foods you should have in an emergency. After reading the lists, you have loaded up on the foods. Now, you have buckets full of the essentials, such as beans, wheat, and rice. There is only one problem. You have never cooked any of these items before. You will not magically learn how to cook various items once a disaster strikes. Instead, you need to practice ahead of time. Go through various options for cooking t...

  • Add Super Glue to Your First Aid Kit

    Super glue is an excellent addition to a first aid kit. If you have some around your house, pop it into your first aid kit so you will have it for an emergency. If you do not have any handy, run out to the store and get some so you will have it when you need it. Using Super Glue Super glue will hold minor cuts together. Start by cleaning the cut. Then put the super glue on the cut and seal the wound. Be mindful that you should not get any...

  • Jan
    5
    Add Flavor to Your Foods

    You probably have a lot of food stored, just waiting for a disaster to strike. The question is, though, do you have spices? While regular food will provide you with the nutrients you need, spices will keep you from getting bored with your diet. It will make the food much more palpable so it will be easier to stay well fed. You should store salt, pepper, and other flavor enhancing items. You should also include some oil. Basically, if it is something that you...