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Click title or picture for full article. Poncho and Tarp Shelters We will cover different shelters that can be built using the following items: * Poncho * Tarp * Tarpaulin * Emergency blanket (mylar) Basic knowledge of shelter building with these items is not just for survival purposes.
By Chris Brooke UPDATED: 02:41 GMT, 8 January 2009 It's the kind of simple yet brilliant invention that would have the tycoons of Dragons' Den salivating with excitement. Not only is the fridge solar powered, it can also be built from household materials - making it ideal for the Third World. Emily Cummins, 21, came up with the idea while working on a school project in her grandfather's potting shed. The fridge is now improving the lives of thousands of poverty-stricken Africans.
Whether it is an isolated incident like Hurricane Katrina wreaking havoc on New Orleans, or a natural disaster or terror attack creating widespread panic, or an economic collapse resulting in rioting and looting, many respected experts believe that civil unrest could be in our future. Without even considering what precipitates it, it is a good idea to have an understanding of what could happen and how to keep yourself and your family safe. The Safest Place To Be During Civil Unrest The majority of deaths and injuries happen to people who are out on the streets – whether they are there to fight, loot or just stand in line for food or water.
Everyone needs a folly... here is mine. (One of them anyway). I got interested in wood-fired brick ovens after having the roast chicken at the Zuni Cafe in San Francisco, the bread from the Bay Village Bakery in Pt. Reyes, the stuffed artichoke from Cugini in Albany, and the pizza from Guillermo's in Oakland. Then I found Alan Scott's Ovencrafters web site , and a couple of books (e.g.