Go-paks – What to take with you
Immediately after a calamity has occurred you may have major casualties to manage. This post is about stitching up wounds.
To stitch up an open wound you’ll need a suture set. The Survival Rip Kit is for such emergency suturing (i.e. stitching up) of open wounds when you are far from an emergency center or in case of civil emergency when normal medical services break down. (more…)
It has become economically essential for many folk to have an independent water supply. Metered water charged by city councils is making it uneconomic, even expensive, to water the home garden. Home-owner’s amount of waste water is estimated and charged whether it goes down the waste-water pipe or onto the garden. (more…)
Taking a bucket bath is simple. After an earthquake water will be scarce. With all the hard physical work of cleaning up you’ll need a bath each day. This is how to take a great bath with only 10 litres of water in a bucket. (more…)
Arm yourself with choices when choosing a flashlight for your emergency kit. You cannot afford a flashlight to fail. When you need it, it must work reliably. The cost of failure is too high to cut costs on a flashlight or batteries. (more…)
After each trip, air dry your bag for at least 24 hours before storing.
Never store your bag in its small stuff sack! The longer you compress the insulation, the more loft it loses. It’s fine to use a stuff sack-even a compression stuff sack-on while you are evacuating or moving away from a disaster area , but the minute you get home, or set up camp, get your sleeper out of that confined space, give it a good shake to fluff up the fill material, then store it in a cool, dry place. (more…)
Selected Youtube videos on emergency food packs and how to plan for food. (more…)
By preparing in advance, having a plan and supplies, your family can be a lot better off.
After a calamitous event has happened it is past the time to prepare and you will be unprepared and vulnerable.
This stake welfare activity helped inspire many people to prepare and plan for the calamities foretold by ancient and modern prophets. (more…)
Your next family home evening could include a short preparedness activity.
Plan to have everyone’s Go-Pak available. Open your Go-Paks and see what is inside.
As each family member notices something missing from their Go-pak, write it down and buy it for your next family home evening when they each can add it to their pack. (more…)
This is a short-list of the best ‘Water Storage’ websites on the net.
Tell me of any water storage websites of blog posts that you recommend. Include blogs about water containers, how to store water and tips & tricks on storage of drinking water.
Within hours of an emergency you will need a cooker. Here are some ideas about a cooker.
Expect to cook without power. You will not be able to rely upon those handy electrical appliances such as can openers, blenders, food processors, and the like. Be sure to have manual equivalents, including a bottle opener. (more…)