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Why You Need to Be Able to Cook Food After a Disaster

Why You Need to Be Able to Cook Food After a Disaster

When disaster strikes, one of your top concerns once your initial security is ensured will be to get a meal together for your family. But what kind of food should you be storing, and how essential is being able to cook it anyway? You might be tempted to stock up on jerky, nuts, and other long-lasting good that can be eaten right off the shelf, and skip bothering with cooking food. After all, what if you need to bug out or the grid goes down? Well, there are a few important reasons why you should definitely still plan to be able […]

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People: Biggest Threat and Greatest Resource

People: Biggest Threat and Greatest Resource

In a post-disaster scenario when resources and not being resupplied and there is an interruption or full breakdown in law and order, your biggest threat will come from other people.  People who have not properly prepared themselves will want to take what you have, those that have not developed their skills will rely solely upon theft for survival.  But when the store shelves are empty and emergency services cannot be counted on, other people, those that have prepared and developed their skills will be the greatest resource.  Developing a community of prepared and like-minded people in your area, or finding […]

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