Welcome Preppers and Survivalists,
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There are many sources of information for you and your family to use in your quest to learn about prepping and its related skills. Some of them local, like the town's library or adult education local at the community college. Some may be regional, such as the county agriculture extension service office and a larger cities' art and history museums. On a national scale, information sources like a national library, national archives, or the nation's military is available to you and your family.
With the explosion of the internet, thirty years ago, other sources have opened up to you and your family. Sources such as blogs, videos, websites, and many others, and that is the reason for this Wednesday blurb, to provide new and old sources of information to you and your family from the internet.
Let's get started.
More Than Likely
Many people get wrapped up on the big events, such as a world-wide economic collapse, the coming civil war, or other low-probability disaster, and they forget the more likely events, like ...
Preparedness Advice - Earthquake Safety Guidelines
Emergency Evacuation Kit
Eight years ago, ... in Japan
Preparedness Advice - Japanese earthquake and seventy-two hour kits
Our country may face a health emergency that would require you and your family to wear a medical mask to protect yourselves.
Do you know how to properly donn that mask?
YouTube: Asia Health Channel - Put your N95 mask on right
Stone and Mud
One technique to keep your family warm, if you have lots of stone and mud.
YouTube: Egoitz Salsamendi - Stone and mud fireplace
YouTube: Egoitz Salsamendi - Stone and mud fireplace 2.0
If all you do is store some water.
YouTube: PrepSteaders - How to Prepare for When the Water Runs Out
Alpes de Haute Provence
Another source of food for your family, during an event, is ...
Preparedness Advice - Edible Plants
Safely Gathered In - Food Storage Friday: Curried Lentils and Rice
Food Storage Made Easy - Shelf Stable Recipes: Apricot Oatmeal Bars
Do you have a copy of Nuclear War Survival Skills?
Do you know how to use Potassium Iodide?
Preparedness Advice - Potassium Iodide and Radiation
From baseball bats to kitchen knives, glass bottles filled with gasoline to a leg from a broken chair or table, your home is filled with weapons. The same goes for your place of work or business.
Add access to sheet metal, tube stock, a few tools, and some knowledge, your family will never be denied a weapon.
Survival Outdoor Skills - Improvised Survival Weapons
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department - Improvised Weapons and Other Officer Safety Concrens
The Home Gunsmith -The 'Zip' Gun
The Home Gunsmith - Expedient Homemade Firearms
The Home Gunsmith - Expedient Homemade Firearms II
The Gun Free Zone - TM 31-210: Improvised Munitions Handbook
Can you turn raw wool, linen, or other fiber into thread?
YouTube: Josefin Waltin - Spinning flax on an in-hand spindle
You and your family need light.
Where you need it and when you need it is up to you.
Understand, you and your family will need to read when it is dark, cook when it is dark, and take care of other things when it is dark.
With that said, ...
This particular flashlight is a possibility, not a recommendation.
Preparedness Advice - Hybrid solar flashlight review