Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Wendesday's Websites of the Week - March 13th, 2019


Welcome Preppers and Survivalists,

Storm Surge from Hurricane Carol
lashes the Edgewood Yacht Club. (ca 1954)
source
NOAA Photo Library


Introduction
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.

So, ...

Let's get started.


Thinking

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 ...

Link:
Preparedness Advice - Earthquake Safety Guidelines
https://preparednessadvice.com/earthquake/earthquake-safety-guidelines/


Emergency Evacuation Kit

A Review
Eight years ago, ... in Japan

Link:
Preparedness Advice - Japanese earthquake and seventy-two hour kits
https://preparednessadvice.com/seventy-two-hour-kits/japanese-earthquake-and-seventy-two-hour-kits/


Air

Protective Masks
Our country may face a health emergency that would require you and your family to wear a medical mask to protect yourselves.

Well, ...

Do you know how to properly donn that mask?

Link:
YouTube: Asia Health Channel - Put your N95 mask on right
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MbLFZQP8cQg


Shelter

Stone and Mud
One technique to keep your family warm, if you have lots of stone and mud.

Link:
YouTube: Egoitz Salsamendi - Stone and mud fireplace
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zHt5CLuROUc&t=12s

YouTube: Egoitz Salsamendi - Stone and mud fireplace 2.0
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LmBEmDMHAkI


Water

Number One
If all you do is store some water.

Link:
YouTube: PrepSteaders - How to Prepare for When the Water Runs Out
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XajZeH7jvx4


Food

photograph by
Alpes de Haute Provence


Plants
Another source of food for your family, during an event, is ...

Link:
Preparedness Advice - Edible Plants
https://preparednessadvice.com/edible_plants/eatable-plants/


Recipes
Link:
Safely Gathered In - Food Storage Friday: Curried Lentils and Rice
http://safelygatheredin.blogspot.com/2009/01/food-storage-friday-curried-lentils-and.html

Link:
Food Storage Made Easy - Shelf Stable Recipes: Apricot Oatmeal Bars
http://foodstoragemadeeasy.net/2011/02/26/shelf-stable-recipes-apricot-oatmeal-bars/


Medical

Nuclear War
Do you have a copy of Nuclear War Survival Skills?

You do?

Good!

Then, ...

Do you know how to use Potassium Iodide?

Link:
Preparedness Advice - Potassium Iodide and Radiation
https://preparednessadvice.com/nuclear/266/


Protection

Improvised Weapons
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.

Link:
Survival Outdoor Skills - Improvised Survival Weapons
http://www.survivaloutdoorskills.com/weapons.htm

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department - Improvised Weapons and Other Officer Safety Concrens
https://info.publicintelligence.net/LA-DisguisedWeapons.pdf
The Home Gunsmith -The 'Zip' Gun
http://www.thehomegunsmith.com/pdf/ZipGun.pdf

The Home Gunsmith - Expedient Homemade Firearms
http://thehomegunsmith.com/pdf/9mmPistol.pdf

The Home Gunsmith - Expedient Homemade Firearms II
http://www.thehomegunsmith.com/pdf/Expedient-Homemade-Firearms-Vol-II-PA-Luty.pdf

The Gun Free Zone - TM 31-210:  Improvised Munitions Handbook
http://www.gunfreezone.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/improvised-munitions-handbook.pdf


Communications



Transportation



Clothing

Spinning
Can you turn raw wool, linen, or other fiber into thread?

Link:
YouTube: Josefin Waltin - Spinning flax on an in-hand spindle


Information



Power Production

Light
You and your family need light.

Where you need it and when you need it is up to you.

But, ...

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.

Link:
Preparedness Advice - Hybrid solar flashlight review
https://preparednessadvice.com/lighting/hybrid-solar-flashlight-review/


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