With all of the uncertainty in today’s world many people are trying to become more self sufficient. Growing their own vegetables, raising their own chickens for eggs, or raising bigger animals like beef and dairy cattle if they have the room.
When the SHTF, the rain is still going to fall and you will still need to keep dry. If you have a cozy bugout location all set up and you make it there with no problems or you are able to bug in without any trouble, then you will be able to weather a little rain storm …
When thinking ahead for emergency survival for their families, most preppers have a general plan and many have started stockpiling general supplies that would be essential if disaster struck. But what about the furkids?
With the state of the world today, it’s likely that you’ve begun to see some changes in your neighborhood. If you’ve witnessed increased activity in your area at night or an increase in “strangers” that seem to be visiting your neighborhood at various times of the day and night, it may be time to step …
If you are reading this article, on this site, you probably care about surviving disasters in all their forms. And you should; death follows in the wake of disasters. No matter how well prepared, how well equipped or well trained death will always get a vote.
Some of you probably got a little overwhelmed by my article where I listed out pretty much every survival skill you can think of. I’ll probably add more to it, though I realize no one can ever become good at all of them.
So here’s the big question… how do you become a skilled prepper or homesteader without everybody thinking you’re nuts? Preppers and survivalists are widely regarded as extremists, but there are ways to become prepared without ridicule. One has to find a way to incorporate these skills into their daily lives.
Imagine the following scenario: for 2 years you have meticulously planned and researched what you and your family will need to survive a crisis. I’m not talking about a little lights-and-sirens disaster; I mean a big, soul-chilling catastrophe. You have accounted for every variable, anticipated every pitfall and allowed for all contingencies.
A major pension crisis has made its way to Harvey, Illinois. Now, the whole State might suffer while you foot part of the bill…
Since most prepping advice is focused on wilderness survival (due to the large amount of people living in the countryside who are interested), city dwellers are a little left out when it comes to no-fluff urban advice.