What Happens When the Lights Go Out for Good?

What Happens When the Lights Go Out for Good? Most people have experienced the power going out at least once in their lives. The majority of outages only last a few hours, up to a day or so. Those in areas where storms are prevalent are used to it being out a little longer but …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.shtfpreparedness.com/what-happens-when-the-lights-go-out-for-good/

Urban Search and Rescue Markings, and Why You Need to Know Them

Urban Search and Rescue Markings and Why You Need to Know Them In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, did you notice pictures of the cryptic markings that FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) spray-painted on all the homes? These rescue marking convey a large amount of information, and knowing what they mean can help you in a …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.shtfpreparedness.com/urban-search-rescue-markings-need-know/

4 Tips To Stop Someone From Bleeding To Death

4 Tips To Stop Someone From Bleeding To Death Stopping someone from bleeding to death is a pretty basic first aid skill, yet most people don’t know anything more than, “put pressure on it.” Yes, putting pressure on the wound is a good idea, but what should you use to cover the wound? And what …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.shtfpreparedness.com/4-tips-stop-someone-bleeding-death/

How to Build a Coracle – One Person Boat

How to Build a Coracle – One Person Boat   This would be a handy skill to learn in a SHTF situation. If there were no boats around and you needed to get across a river or use the river as a highway this would be a great solution. Coracles are adaptable and can be …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.shtfpreparedness.com/how-to-build-a-coracle-one-person-boat/

How and Why You Need To Make The Uber Match

How and Why You Need To Make The Uber Match Spend 10 minutes making a few of these Uber badass matches and never worry about starting a fire again! These serve as a source of ignition and a fire starter/kindle all in one. This project is really easy and really cheap. Stop spending 5 or …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.shtfpreparedness.com/the-uber-match/

Pemmican – The Original Survival Food

Pemmican – The Original Survival Food   If you’re living through a disaster where you’re on your feet a lot and don’t have time to cook, one of the best foods you can eat is pemmican. It’s packed full of fat and protein and can give you lots of steady energy throughout the day without …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.shtfpreparedness.com/pemmican-original-survival-food/

Build This Cozy Cabin For $6000

Build This Cozy Cabin For Under $6000 I think it is safe to say we all could use a cabin in our life. The trouble is they can cost as much as a house. That for me is the biggest reason I do not own one. I can hardly afford the house I live in …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.shtfpreparedness.com/build-cozy-cabin-6000/

How to Survive a Personal Economic Collapse

How to Survive a Personal Economic Collapse Despite the lack of fanfare in the media, for many North Americans, the economic collapse is here. In homes across the country, the struggle to survive has already begun. And it isn’t what you think. This isn’t relegated to only lower income neighborhoods.  As an article from a …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.shtfpreparedness.com/survive-personal-economic-collapse/

How To Build Your Own Pergola (and Save Thousands!)

How To Build Your Own Pergola (and Save Thousands!)  A pergola will barely protect you from the sun and will provide zero protection from rain, wind or snow. So, why build it? Because a pergola adds a unique and beautiful element to your garden and it’s just the thing to bring your back yard landscaping to life. Consider …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.shtfpreparedness.com/how-to-build-your-own-pergola-and-save-thousands/

12 Life Saving Security Insights For Preppers

12 Life Saving Security Insights For Preppers In order to survive the end of the world preppers will need the skills to rebuild and maintain. These skills encompass everything from hunting skills to being able to fabricate all your necessary items. This can be quite overwhelming, and in some cases, the looming threat of doomsday …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.shtfpreparedness.com/12-life-saving-security-insights-for-preppers/

Older posts «