Disaster Preparedness / 27 posts found

Important Food Storage Guidelines For Emergency Preparedness

We have always heard that a person can live without food for 30 days, but can not survive longer than 3 days without water.  But for individuals who are dependent on solid foods, it would certainly be difficult for them to make it through and thrive during an emergency situation where food is limited. Earthquakes, hurricanes, typhoons, tornadoes, drought, fire accidents, gas surges, flooding, electrical accidents, or bio-hazards, are some of the typical events and disasters that people consider in their preparedness.  While many homes are making all the essential preparations like:  emergency strategies, bug-out kits, fire drills in case […]

Crisis Preparation: Immediate Action Plan

Imagine you wake up tomorrow and there is no electricity, no natural gas, and the stores are shuttered. A crisis has struck while you slept. The government has declared a state of emergency. Landlines do not work no Internet and no cell phones. It is dark and you are already hungry. Some people are oblivious to their surroundings, and if they wake to a cold dark room, they panic. They may not survive because, they immediately deny the facts and some, will succumb to fear and perish quickly. Training and practice stifles panic. Knowledge gives you the confidence to meet […]

Preparing Your Family for Disasters

The main theme on this site has been about storing food and provisions for potential difficulties ahead.  We believe it is important to be prepared - especially for disasters (both natural and man-made) that can disrupt our lives at any moment.  Having plans in place (which includes having proper food and water stored) can save lives and enable us to maintain our calm in a potential tragic situation. The fact is, disaster can strike quickly and without warning.  It can require you to evacuate your community, office or school or can restrict you to your house.  It can disrupt your […]

Should you Consider Hydroponics Farming in Your Preparedness Planning?

Typically, we share ideas and strategies on storing grains and other food as part of our overall preparedness strategy.  Obviously, storage foods have a limit to their effectiveness.  We should have other plans in place for a long-term preparedness solution. Every family that has a preparedness plan, should include planting and growing food as part of their plan.  Land space obviously becomes a concern, so some alternative growing methods needs to be considered. That raises the question then -  should you consider hydroponics in your preparedness planning? Let's look at some thoughts on hydroponics farming and growing: Traditional farming makes […]

Preparedness for Disasters: Emergency Supplies and Essentials

Whether it's earthquake, flood, twister, hurricane, or brush fire, we're all encouraged to be prepared. And exactly what better method to guarantee your household's well-being than to have your emergency supplies readily at hand? When people feel adequately prepared, they deal with emergencies much better. It's gives you a peace of mind that you have done what is necessary to protect the safety of your family. With that, we suggest that you make it a family project to assemble your supplies and exactly what you require to maintain safety. Take a look here =>  Always Ready Store   for supplies you […]

Improvement Tips to Increase the Energy Efficiency Of Your Home

Today, a lot of families are working hard to become more self-sufficient and better prepared for potential difficulties ahead. Many people are learning brand-new skills, growing crops, and storing food, water, and supplies, in case things become significantly more challenging.  We have shared quite a bit on the importance of preparedness, and proper whole grains and food storage.  Those are still vital elements of proper preparation, but we want to go beyond the topic and discuss existing lifestyle preparedness. The existing economic environment has helped nurture an increase in the desire for increased self-sufficiency. The high unemployment rate, increased food, […]

Important Preparedness Item: Flax Seed Oil – Nutritious, Delicious

Right now, many people are busy with preparedness.   They are storing supplies like: whole wheat and grains, water, medical supplies, toiletries, etc., in case of an emergency or disruption of the supply chain. We want to make a recommendation of an important preparedness item that many people may not consider -  Flax Seed Oil.  Let's look at some facts about this important seed so you can decide for yourself: Flax seed oil is pressed from flax seeds.  Whether they are pressed into oil, ground or whole, these seeds are an excellent source of minerals, fiber, vitamins, protein and fat.  They […]

Important Tips and Ideas For Your Food Storage

Do you know that proper grain and food storage is necessary to the health of everyone in your household?  A little knowledge on the fundamentals of successful food storage keeps your family safe and helps you make the most of your food dollars.  Let's look at some handy ideas and a couple of great organizing methods that can help you prepare a safe and orderly food storage. Food storage can be looked at from both long and short-term perspectives. Bulk, canned and protected foods in an excellent variety are good insurance against emergencies such as natural troubles or work shortages […]