During times of crisis, water is essential to your survival. Storing water for emergencies is always something a prepper must do, but there are times when the need to purify water becomes necessary. Short of using a high quality water filter, boiling is always the best and most reliable method for killing microbes and parasites. [...]
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A new strain of H7N9 bird flu has been found in birds and people in China. No person-to-person spread of this virus has been found at this time. Here are some common questions and answers about this new virus. What is H7N9? “H7N9” is the designation for one subtype of influenza viruses that is sometimes [...]
By James A Cobb Potable water is one of our most precious resources and will likely be in short supply during a disaster. While bleach can be used effectively to purify water, it has a relatively short shelf life. Stocking up on pool shock (calcium hypochlorite) is a vastly superior option.
By Kent Arnspiger A frequent question we receive is, “What should I include in my emergency supply kit?” The answer you will usually receive is, “It depends.” The reason for this is everyone’s circumstance is unique and dependent upon the emergency you are facing.
Gas mask is also known as personal protective equipment or PPE. The protective equipment was first invented in ninth century by the Banu Musa brothers in Iraq. A gas mask is a device used to prevent an individual from inhaling harmful gases, toxic chemicals, biological agents, bacteria, viruses, vaporized poisons and microscopic particles.
Before we start to try and understand where are the so called safe places when a catastrophe hits our planet, we should first understand where the most dangerous places are and why. This will help us better understand how to prepare and what to expect.
FAMILY PREPAREDNESS Preparing for natural disaster, whether it’s a hurricane, tsunami, flood, or some other event can mean the difference between life and death. Taking the time to assemble a Disaster Supply Kit before a disaster strikes will help cope with the temporary loss of everyday conveniences. What would you do without food, water, and [...]
Bubonic plague is a infectious disease that can be transmitted between species, circulating primarily among small rodents and their fleas. Symptoms of bubonic plague include an infection of the lymph glands which become swollen and painful. After being infected by a bite from an infected flea, bacteria infects the lymph nodes where they begin to [...]
In times of economic uncertainty, people often seek to protect their nest egg by investing in precious metals. Precious metals historically rise when the value of a fiat currency falls. In today’s market, pre-1964 US junk silver coins like the 1964 silver quarter the twenty five cent piece , 1964 silver half fifty cent piece [...]
You go to the coffee shop and a single cup of coffee may be cost you a $1000 or 1 ounce of gold? Yes I am talking about the consequences of the Collapse of the Dollar. Will the current monetary system change? Will the euro take the place of the Dollar? Will the “Night of [...]