Preparation through education is less costly than learning through tragedy.

11th July 2014

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Lightening the Load and Becoming Less Reliant On Gear | Ready4itAll →

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18th April 2014

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The Survival Binder...The Most Important Prep That You Probably Don't Have. | Ready4itAll →

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18th April 2014

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Cheap and Easy Way to Add to Your Water Storage | Ready4itAll →

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17th April 2014

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Everyone should have plenty of stored food, water, ammo and all the other survival essentials to bug out or go on lockdown at home for at least a month. There are however numerous prep items that go overlooked by most preppers.
 
In today’s post we’ll identify 40 prep items that you might not already have on hand that you’ll need to thrive in a medium to long-term disaster scenario.
 
Clothes line / clothes pins – When the grid goes down and you run out of clothes to wear, you’ll need an old-fashioned way to dry them.
 
Non-electric entertainment – Books, board games, cards…when the SHTF, these basic preps will make life just a little more bearable.
 
Candle wicks/wax – Even if you have a pantry full of candles, they run out a lot quicker than most people realize. Having the supplies on hand to make more can greatly extend your candle supply.
 
Building supplies and tools – Maintenance and construction will be a skill we’ll all need to have, along with the tools to make simple home repairs and secure building.

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Everyone should have plenty of stored food, water, ammo and all the other survival essentials to bug out or go on lockdown at home for at least a month. There are however numerous prep items that go overlooked by most preppers.

 

In today’s post we’ll identify 40 prep items that you might not already have on hand that you’ll need to thrive in a medium to long-term disaster scenario.

 

Clothes line / clothes pins – When the grid goes down and you run out of clothes to wear, you’ll need an old-fashioned way to dry them.

 

Non-electric entertainment – Books, board games, cards…when the SHTF, these basic preps will make life just a little more bearable.

 

Candle wicks/wax – Even if you have a pantry full of candles, they run out a lot quicker than most people realize. Having the supplies on hand to make more can greatly extend your candle supply.

 

Building supplies and tools – Maintenance and construction will be a skill we’ll all need to have, along with the tools to make simple home repairs and secure building.

CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL LIST

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9th April 2014

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9th April 2014

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In the next year alone, over 1 BILLION people will seek some sort of medical attention for an upper respiratory infection. It is by far the most common ailment in the world today. Although a respiratory infection shouldn’t be fatal on its own for most people, an upper respiratory infection can lead to a decreased immune system and could stick around for well over a month.
 
In a serious disaster scenario where doctors may not be readily available, an upper respiratory infection could lead to other, potentially fatal infections, especially for the elderly and small children. Even for adults, a bad respiratory infection could put you down for the count in a time when you need to be at your best.
 
In today’s post we’ll discuss what we can do to prepare for an upper respiratory infection, what supplies we need to store and how to treat this common ailment.

In the next year alone, over 1 BILLION people will seek some sort of medical attention for an upper respiratory infection. It is by far the most common ailment in the world today. Although a respiratory infection shouldn’t be fatal on its own for most people, an upper respiratory infection can lead to a decreased immune system and could stick around for well over a month.

 

In a serious disaster scenario where doctors may not be readily available, an upper respiratory infection could lead to other, potentially fatal infections, especially for the elderly and small children. Even for adults, a bad respiratory infection could put you down for the count in a time when you need to be at your best.

 

In today’s post we’ll discuss what we can do to prepare for an upper respiratory infection, what supplies we need to store and how to treat this common ailment.

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8th April 2014

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One reason why a lot of preppers get into gardening is because they believe that growing their own vegetables will not only be a healthier option than buying produce from the grocery store, but that growing their own will also save them loads of money. (There’s also the not-so-small matter of knowing how to actually produce food on your own if the SHTF)

The truth is that only some plants can save you money compared to grocery store prices; others can actually be much more expensive to grow at home. While you can save a ton of money growing some vegetables and plants, the truth is that while it may be a much healthier option, when you factor in the time and all the costs of running a garden, some plants actually cost much more to grow at home than they would be to buy at the grocery store.


Potatoes, carrots, onions; all these plants require a lot of work to grow from start to finish. In the end, that time that isn’t going to be repaid with the cost-savings from the grocery store. That being said, there are 3 plants in particular that can be potential money-saving gardening goldmines! 
                             READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE

One reason why a lot of preppers get into gardening is because they believe that growing their own vegetables will not only be a healthier option than buying produce from the grocery store, but that growing their own will also save them loads of money. (There’s also the not-so-small matter of knowing how to actually produce food on your own if the SHTF)

The truth is that only some plants can save you money compared to grocery store prices; others can actually be much more expensive to grow at home. While you can save a ton of money growing some vegetables and plants, the truth is that while it may be a much healthier option, when you factor in the time and all the costs of running a garden, some plants actually cost much more to grow at home than they would be to buy at the grocery store.

Potatoes, carrots, onions; all these plants require a lot of work to grow from start to finish. In the end, that time that isn’t going to be repaid with the cost-savings from the grocery store. That being said, there are 3 plants in particular that can be potential money-saving gardening goldmines! 

                             READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE

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1st April 2014

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Deadly Strain Of Ebola On The Rise, Are You Prepared For A Pandemic?

Recent news stories have confirmed that the deadly Zaire strain of the Ebola virus has claimed 78 deaths out of 122 suspected cases in the areas surrounding Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, causing authorities to close all border crossings “until further notice”.

The Zaire strain was first discovered 38 years ago in the Republic of Congo and is known as the most deadly form of Ebola ever discovered. This particular outbreak has the highest mortality rate ever reported.

This particular strain can be transmitted to humans by humans and animals through contact with blood or bodily fluids. It can also be contracted by unprotected handling of infected corpses.

Authorities have confirmed that this virus “kills faster than it spreads”
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ZOMG! THE SH*T HAS HIT THE FAN!!!!
….right?


Pandemic outbreaks are nothing to laugh about. Out of all the hyped-up, Hollywood apocalypse scenarios, a global pandemic with a high transmittal and mortality rate is actually the most realistic SHTF scenario there is. Some authorities say that the question of a deadly global pandemic isn’t a matter of “if” it’s a matter of “when”.READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE

Deadly Strain Of Ebola On The Rise, Are You Prepared For A Pandemic?

Recent news stories have confirmed that the deadly Zaire strain of the Ebola virus has claimed 78 deaths out of 122 suspected cases in the areas surrounding Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, causing authorities to close all border crossings “until further notice”.

The Zaire strain was first discovered 38 years ago in the Republic of Congo and is known as the most deadly form of Ebola ever discovered. This particular outbreak has the highest mortality rate ever reported.

This particular strain can be transmitted to humans by humans and animals through contact with blood or bodily fluids. It can also be contracted by unprotected handling of infected corpses.

Authorities have confirmed that this virus “kills faster than it spreads”

Source

ZOMG! THE SH*T HAS HIT THE FAN!!!!

….right?

Pandemic outbreaks are nothing to laugh about. Out of all the hyped-up, Hollywood apocalypse scenarios, a global pandemic with a high transmittal and mortality rate is actually the most realistic SHTF scenario there is. Some authorities say that the question of a deadly global pandemic isn’t a matter of “if” it’s a matter of “when”.

READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE

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6th March 2014

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5th March 2014

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Even though I’m not a huge proponent of “Bugging Out” during a disaster scenario, I do think it’s important to have numerous bugout plans and the required resources on hand in order to affect an efficient and safe evacuation if it becomes necessary.

I have numerous bugout plans depending on the situation at hand, and I’m sure you do too.  In fact, if the discussions on social media are indicative of anything, it’s that bugging out is the go-to plan for a lot of preppers for most major disasters. However, I do think that a lot of people tend to have tunnel vision when coming up with bugout plans and don’t think about a lot of the practicalities or other considerations that could seriously disrupt their plan if they ever had to use it.

One of these considerations is elderly family. I think there are a lot of preppers out there with elderly family that have overlooked what would happen to them after a serious disaster and haven’t included them into their plans.

Prepping for the elderly is something that doesn’t get talked about very often. If it does, it’s usually in articles talking about stocking up on prescriptions and making sure they have plenty of stored food and other supplies. Some articles I’ve found even talk about making bugout bags for your elderly family, the best firearms for elderly family. Essentially they’re the same prepper articles you see everywhere, but have “..for the elderly” added in a few times in the text.

That’s all well and good, but I think it’s time that someone brought the subject of prepping for the elderly back to reality; so before you make your final decision on how much weight great-grandma is going to be able to carry in her bugout bag, you might want to read on. »READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE«

Even though I’m not a huge proponent of “Bugging Out” during a disaster scenario, I do think it’s important to have numerous bugout plans and the required resources on hand in order to affect an efficient and safe evacuation if it becomes necessary.

I have numerous bugout plans depending on the situation at hand, and I’m sure you do too.  In fact, if the discussions on social media are indicative of anything, it’s that bugging out is the go-to plan for a lot of preppers for most major disasters. However, I do think that a lot of people tend to have tunnel vision when coming up with bugout plans and don’t think about a lot of the practicalities or other considerations that could seriously disrupt their plan if they ever had to use it.

One of these considerations is elderly family. I think there are a lot of preppers out there with elderly family that have overlooked what would happen to them after a serious disaster and haven’t included them into their plans.

Prepping for the elderly is something that doesn’t get talked about very often. If it does, it’s usually in articles talking about stocking up on prescriptions and making sure they have plenty of stored food and other supplies. Some articles I’ve found even talk about making bugout bags for your elderly family, the best firearms for elderly family. Essentially they’re the same prepper articles you see everywhere, but have “..for the elderly” added in a few times in the text.

That’s all well and good, but I think it’s time that someone brought the subject of prepping for the elderly back to reality; so before you make your final decision on how much weight great-grandma is going to be able to carry in her bugout bag, you might want to read on. 

»READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE«

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