Preparedness

Topics related to preparing and being prepared.

The Prepper Movement Isn’t New

Thanks to a few outspoken radicals, the prepper movement has been relegated to the league of irrational fanatics alongside children’s beauty pageant parents and obsessive hoarders. In reality, the majority of “doomsday preppers” are common-sense folks who take it upon…

Chemical Purification of Fresh Water

Our packs are packed, kayaks and fishing gear ready, and our camping supplies are always ready. It’s not only in case we have to evacuate, but also to take planned or unplanned trips.  Part of those supplies include water purification…

Three Day Food Supply or Just In Time Marketing

Consider this statement:  It’s the public’s trust that’s been broken “and since almost all food safety at retail is faith-based, the faith has been violated.” – USA Today It’s true, isn’t it?  At least for many people.  There are many…

Knowledge: The Most Important Commodoty

While we all agree everyone should be prepared for just about any emergency as reasonably possible, not everyone agrees about the details of preparing.  How much food to stock, weapons or no weapons, water storage and a host of other…

What We Can All Expect in The Aftermath of a Disaster, And What you Should be Doing Now

Members of the preparedness community are often reminded to cover the basics.  And nothing is more basic than food, water, first aid, security/self-defense and hygiene/sanitation.  If you have thought about all of these things, and secured the proper supplies as…