With the help of our medical and science advisors, this article was written to equip you with the essential COVID-19 prevention recommendations you need. It can also help you debunk inaccurate advice and misinformation that has become rampant. While the threat of this pandemic should be taken seriously, there is no need to fear. That […]
News outlets are full of frantic information about the current Coronavirus, more accurately designated, COVID-19. Unfortunately, most people have not been told enough to help them make informed decisions. That is the purpose of this article. It is for those who are willing to be proactive about their own safety. The COVID-19 virus originated in […]
What will happen when everything electronic stops working? Perhaps for a very, very long time? A new U.S. Congress report identifies this threat as a ‘clear and present danger.’ It’s no wonder that we receive more questions on electromagnetic pulse (EMP and CME) than any other threat topic. The declassified portions of the congressional report can be downloaded from this article.
The term “prepper” in its modern usage, can conjure up images of flaky people. Nonetheless, our need to be “prepared” for an emergency situation is a rock-solid concept. This is not just a sound modern life-principal of discerning people, it’s a concept endorsed by prominent people throughout history. It’s even a biblical concept, a topic […]
Water purification methods for disasters and emergency situations are addressed in detail, in our previous article on this subject. In that post, portable water purification gear for GO-Bags and evacuation kits was addressed, along with our recommendation of the Sawyer Mini water purification filter. After receiving many questions and suggestions on this topic, we evaluated additional products […]
Before you shop for Mylar products, this article will help you review the basics and answer the five key questions that will jump-start your Mylar bag food and gear packing project. As you answer these questions, you will be better able to select the best Mylar products for you and your situation. This summary, which also includes Mylar product pros and cons, can equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to make better decisions on the best Mylar packing method for you, as well as the Mylar products which suit you best.
Mylar bags provide a convenient, easy, and cost-efficient way to stockpile food for an emergency situation, or for a period of rainy-day personal adversity. Though Mylar bags are a high-tech NASA inspired technology, they are simple to use and an ideal do-it-yourself packaging method. This article provides step-by-step guidance to make the project easy, even for a novice. The process outlined here can be used to increase the shelf-life of dry foods, and also for the safe-storage of gear and emergency supplies. This is Part-4 in a four article series on emergency food storage.