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Off-The-Grid Hygiene Guide
One of the most important and often ignored aspects of living off-the-grid, or during a survival situation, is maintaining good hygiene. If you do not keep things sanitary, diseases can spread and may prove to be fatal.
As a prepper or survivalist, you probably already know the importance of planning and collecting the stuff that you will need when SHTF or you get stuck in a survival situation. This being said are you keeping extra soaps, shampoos and deodorants?
You can leave the unnecessary items out. But you can’t ignore the products like soap, hand sanitizers and a good medical kit. Having a good source of water is the key for maintaining a good hygiene. You can dig up a well at your bug out location. Having your bug out location close to a river or a stream will be a great idea too.
You should store as much water as you can. You should also try to devise strategies to collect the rain water. The more water you have the better. You should dig up holes to use as toilets. You can use the wood ash to cover up after using it. And you should try to make sure that everyone who uses the toilet should wash their hands afterwards (I know, common sense!).