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The greatest prep that is lying just under the radar is the communities across the nation.
Who suffers when disaster strikes? Who are the first people to help? Your neighbors, right?
They are more your disaster allies than anyone from FEMA. That is not to knock the government agency but merely to state a fact. I think cohesion in our communities will not only help us be better prepared for disasters but will also deal with this growing rift in our country today.
There are many community projects that can help engage readers on ways to break the ice in your community. We need to have a dialogue about disaster in our communities. You don’t need to tell everyone you are a prepper but its time we talk about natural disasters.
Solar Charging Stalls
The power of the sun is undeniable and it’s a great asset that many dont even take advantage of. At a community meeting area, you could create a simple solar-powered charging stall that uses a solar panel to harvest the sun and charge things like phones and other USB powered batteries.
There is no real blueprint for the unit that will fit your neighborhood.
A community cast is basically a simple podcast that is focused on your neighbors. It can be a short podcast that introduces neighbors to one another and even introduces new neighbors. This is a new way to get people talking to one another.
The best project to start is a community garden. You see, the community garden is a great project to not only grow food together but get to know your neighbors by working together. The community garden is a great place to get started on this community journey.
It also offers you a chance to harvest seeds each year from the garden. If you are lucky this project will expand over time.
Bonus: Root Cellar That Can Be Used as a Bunker
If you can't afford the box culvert option you can look into is building a backyard root cellar that can be used as a bunker.
If you want to learn how to build a backyard bunker like your grandparents had, without breaking the bank, then check out Easy Cellar.
Easy Cellar will show you:
- How to choose the ideal site
- Cost-effective building methods
- How to protect your bunker from nuclear blast and fallout
- How to conceal your bunker
- Affordable basic life support options
Easy Cellar will also show you how a veteran, with only $421, built a small nuclear bunker in his backyard.