When The Trucks Stop, It’s Over

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Systemic risk. I guarantee that most ordinary folks have no idea that if trucks stopped rolling all across America, within a short period of time nearly all Americans would be in a life-threatening situation from major delivery shortages. 70% of all freight that is moved in the U.S. is done so by truck. You (we) depend on that ‘stuff’ for our survival. [Read more…]

103 Survival Food Prepper Should Check In Their List in 2016

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103 Survival Food Prepper

Although you may not know of any immediate dangers or emergencies, it is best to be prepared for something long before it presents itself. Often, when a disaster arrives, supermarkets will run out of food rapidly. In fact, typically grocery stores only have a maximum of three days of goods on hand before they run out, so it would be best to prepare now.

Below are 103 items a prepper should consider to have on your long term food storage list because they have a long-shelf life, have multiples uses and can be great for bartering. and should pick up during your next grocery store visit to hold in case of emergency: [Read more…]

How to Prepare Your Home & Protect the Environment Against Natural Emergencies

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How to Prepare Your Home

By Eartheasy.com

Protecting the environment should be part of homeowner’s strategy when planning for natural disasters and environmental emergencies.

Environmental hazards come in many forms, from local mishaps such as a tree falling on your roof or a flooded basement during heavy rain, to large scale natural disasters such as wildfires, earthquakes, tornadoes and hurricanes. And while regional weather patterns can help identify environmental risks in different parts of the country, homeowners can and should take steps to minimize the damage from a range of environmental threats. Preparing for the unexpected is a practical approach to readiness, and today’s changing climate patterns increase the likelihood of unexpected weather events. [Read more…]