Posts in category Evacuation Planning

Communicating During A Collapse

I was reading an article about a month ago about Hurricane Katrina in 2005 that devastated parts of southeast Louisiana and southern Mississippi. I also found an article on the   earthquake in Sukuiso, Japan back in 2011.  Both articles highlighted how difficult it was for the victims to ask for medical help or get in […]

Going Away For The Holidays? Read Th...

The winter holidays are coming and you should know the do’s and don’ts to survive the hectic schedule and to truly enjoy what the celebration is all about while keeping safe. There will be a lot of traffic, stampede on shopping malls and a great hike on cholesterol levels when you cannot refrain from eating […]

Going Camping? Check Out These Apps..

Here are the best camping apps to make your adventures go a little more smoothly… FOR THOSE WHO like a little more comfort or help with planning, there are a number of apps that can help you make your outdoor adventure a little easier. Whether you’re heading on a relaxing camping trip or a hard […]

Experiencing A Winter Power Outage

The U.S. has had an onslaught of damaging winter storms recently — even the Deep South has gotten its rare share of snow and ice, with snowstorms ravaging roads as far down as Georgia and Florida. That means a lot of weather-related perils to contend with, like power outages. It’s important to know what to […]

Evading Your Pursuers…

There are three main techniques to evade your captures… Increase Speed and Distance Attempt to move at a quicker pace in an effort to outdistance your pursuers. Employ Deception Techniques These methods are non-offensive in nature and designed to slow down or deny your pursuers information as to your route or intended destination. Employ Offensive […]

Where Is The Closest Bunker to Your H...

Only a handful of preppers can afford a $ 70k nuclear bunker. But if you think about it, there are a lot of natural nuclear shelters in the US that are absolutely free. All you need to do is to identify the closest one to your home and maybe include it into your bug out […]

Emergency Items You Should Carry in M...

If you were in the military, or know people who were or are, you’ve probably heard someone utter the axiom “Two is one—one is none.” This phrase seems a little murky in the mathematics department, but it is spot-on when it comes to real life emergencies and the frequent effects of Murphy’s Law (you know, when […]

Disaster Documents…What You Nee...

Ever wonder what it would take to start all over again? Not in a personal reinvention kind of way, but in the “start from scratch” kind of way. In the event of an emergency that would prompt an evacuation from your home, you’ll need a lot of paperwork to facilitate a reboot in a positive […]

The Prepping Pyramid

I was out for a bike ride today and pondering a good way to get across how to prioritize while prepping.  Personally I see nothing wrong with excel spreadsheets sorted and filtered for results, but those are just boring.  How could I come up with a simple graphic which quickly gives the reader a snapshot […]

How to Wipe Yourself Off the Grid

There are lots of reasons to unplug from the grid. And I’m not talking about the electrical grid. I mean the “grid” as in the whole digital world. Maybe you’ve had it up to here (picture my hand at my forehead) with all the digital flotsam that inundates you every day from work e-mail to […]