We Can’t Count on Our Plans

We Can’t Count on Our Plans One of the things I always like to do is a sort of after-action review of any disasters that come our way. We can learn a lot by looking back at what has happened and how people reacted to it, even if we weren’t personally affected by the disaster.… Continue reading We Can’t Count on Our Plans

Waste disposal can be dangerous

Waste disposal can be dangerous In the old days, waste disposal was a matter of life and death, and it seems we have forgotten that learning to deal with human waste was actually the thing that saved the most lives throughout history, and it contributed to longer life expectancy in the 20th century. Human waste… Continue reading Waste disposal can be dangerous

The following professions will become essential in a post-SHTF world:

The following professions will become essential in a post-SHTF world: If the world will suddenly stop functioning tomorrow and all our complicated systems will fail, each and every one of us will have to rely on our own set of skills to make it through the day. When every aspect of life is stripped down… Continue reading The following professions will become essential in a
post-SHTF world:

The unstable human factor

The unstable human factor We prep for various scenarios and we do all sorts of planning, and in time, this becomes overwhelming for most of us. We concentrate so much on the “big” stuff that we end up ignoring important matters, such as places to avoid when it hits the fan. This topic is equally… Continue reading The unstable human factor

Ask yourself this when SHTF:

Ask yourself this when SHTF: Our motto is “Hope for the best and prepare for the worst!” even though hoping has little to do with the outcome of a disaster. An SHTF event can hit unexpectedly and the manner in which you act, but most importantly, the timing will be the main key to determine… Continue reading Ask yourself this when SHTF:

Vegetation

Vegetation The chances are that when the proverbial brown stuff hits the fan most of us will find ourselves in our home region. This will be for the best in most cases since you have the advantage of dealing with all of it in your own “backyard.”  To put it simply, you have better chances… Continue reading Vegetation