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How to Create an In-Case-of-Emergency Everything Document to Keep Your Loved Ones Informed if Worst Comes to Worst. Strategies for Building a Neighborhood Prep Cooperative. Jon David MillerActivist Post Now that we are in a time of growing awareness of the potential for a societal breakdown disaster, forming a preparedness cooperative among your neighbors and friends is a crucially important idea.

Strategies for Building a Neighborhood Prep Cooperative

As one of the founders of an urban natural foods cooperative in 1975, that continued to operate for 30 years through many changes, I understand the value and the challenges of such a venture in normal times. At a time of easily perceived possibilities of chaos arising from either an economic collapse, an earth change, a power outage or some other social disruption event, forming a shared cooperative project with neighbors in a strategic geographic sector is essential. The primary topics of concern are food, water, shelter, first aid and security. I grew up with the idea of preparing foods for later consumption through the winter, as my farm-bred grandmother froze and canned foods every season. So I learned a lot about growing and saving various natural foods. BASIC LIST OF SUGGESTED ITEMS FOR LONG TERM SURVIVAL. Some people are saying we should prepare for at least 7 days, but the way things go after a hurricane, tornado, floods, loss of electricity and the fact that these disasters will continue and perhaps even get worse in coming years according to trends, one week is not enough.

BASIC LIST OF SUGGESTED ITEMS FOR LONG TERM SURVIVAL

Some have said 7 years, but that seems too long so do what you can. 100 Items to Disappear First. 100 Items to Disappear First 1.

100 Items to Disappear First

Generators (Good ones cost dearly. Gas storage, risky. Noisy...target of thieves; maintenance etc.) 2. In case of emergency (gear for this one or the next) We made sure we had most things on FEMA’s general list, except for things you’d already have like canned food and plastic bags. You should really check out FEMA’s website, because it’s not just about having a bunch of gear ready—it’s about preparing buildings and knowing how to get a hold of your loved ones and planning ahead of problems.

(People in flood areas should have materials to construct sandbags, while people in earthquake zones should add braces to their foundations to resist seismic activity, for example.) We will be updating this list in sections over the next few days. Note that these recommendations were done swiftly and do not have the dozen hours of research most picks do backing them up, but we have done our best to vet gear that is safe to buy and own.

If you’ve got suggestions, please put them in the comments and I’ll check them out. Table of Contents. Poisons & Antidotes - From Steadman Shorter's Medical Dictionary, 1943. 6 Tools to Survive Anything. How to Use a [BUSTED] Cell Phone to Meet 5 Basic Survival Needs. Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Creek Stewart.

How to Use a [BUSTED] Cell Phone to Meet 5 Basic Survival Needs

Last week we talked about the many survival uses of the tampon. But unless he specifically packed one in a bag or car, a man’s unlikely to have one on him in a pinch. So today we’re going to explore the survival uses of an everyday item you’re much more likely to have with you in an emergency: your cell phone. Ever leave home without your cell phone? Top Camping Gadgets. In our days it isn’t enough to have a tent to go camping.

Top Camping Gadgets

There are a lot of other things that we have to be thinking about, and it seems like that one of the most important ones are the camping gadgets. Which of them to bring? 1. Fire From Water. Open a Padlock with an Aluminum Can. Parachute Cord for sale - parachute cord spool - 550 lb - Type III commercial parachute cord.

Animated Knots. Fusionknots.com. 7 Survival Life Hacks That Could Save Your Life. Please Share This Page: Google +

7 Survival Life Hacks That Could Save Your Life

Survival Radio: What Will Work. In any type of disaster (Hurricane, Earthquake, Economic Collapse, Nuclear War, EMP Blast/Solar Event, etc) your typical means of communications (Mobile Phones, Land Lines, Internet) will most likely be severed or severely impaired.

Survival Radio: What Will Work

Now is the time to start your Survival Communications Plan. I know from reading about past disasters and being in the middle of 9/11 myself that when disaster strikes, using your mobile phone (which we are all so heavily dependent on) can be a frustrating experience to say the least. If you have ever tried to dial out and received the message “All Circuits Are Busy” then you know what I am talking about. The question that a lot of us have not answered is how are we going to communicate with our loved ones and friends when all traditional communications will be at best unreliable or at worst nonexistent. Options. Joel Skousen : Secrets of Survival And Strategic Relocation North American Guide To Safe Places ! Joel Skousen is a political scientist, by training, specializing in the philosophy of law and Constitutional theory, and is also a designer of high security residences and retreats.

Joel Skousen : Secrets of Survival And Strategic Relocation North American Guide To Safe Places !

He has designed Self-sufficient and High Security homes throughout North America, and has consulted in Central America as well. His latest book in this field is Strategic Relocation--North American Guide to Safe Places, and is active in consulting with persons who need to relocate for security and increased self-sufficiency. He also assists people who need to live near a large city to develop contingency retreat plans involving rural farm or recreation property. Strategic Relocation: North American Guide To Safe Sale Price $34.95. NATO phonetic alphabet. The NATO phonetic alphabet, more accurately known as the International Radiotelephony Spelling Alphabet and also called the ICAO phonetic or ICAO spelling alphabet, as well as the ITU phonetic alphabet, is the most widely used spelling alphabet.

NATO phonetic alphabet

Although often called "phonetic alphabets", spelling alphabets are unassociated with such phonetic transcription systems as the International Phonetic Alphabet; instead, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) alphabet so assigned code words acrophonically to the letters of the English alphabet that critical combinations of letters and numbers can be pronounced and understood despite language barriers or transmission static. International adoption[edit] NATO[edit] History[edit] The ICAO developed this system in the 1950s in order to account for discrepancies that might arise in communications as a result of multiple alphabet naming systems coexisting in different places and organizations.[4] Code words[edit] Letters[edit] Digits[edit]

Safely Preserving Eggs. “Doomsday Seed Vault” in the Arctic – This article was first published in December 2007.

“Doomsday Seed Vault” in the Arctic –

One thing Microsoft founder Bill Gates can’t be accused of is sloth. He was already programming at 14, founded Microsoft at age 20 while still a student at Harvard. 95% Of Americans Will Be Dead in the Next 5-15 Years. World Death Clock. » Homeland Security to Purchase 25 Million Shotgun Rounds Alex Jones' Infowars: There's a war on for your mind! DHS likely gearing up for mass panic in America with perpetual ammo purchases Kit Daniels Infowars.com April 22, 2014 Yesterday the Department of Homeland Security announced that it is seeking an ammunition dealer who can provide 25 million shotgun rounds to the agency over a five year period, adding to its already enormous arsenal of ammo. Credit: stevensnodgrass / Flickr The solicitation posted on FBO.gov states that U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a department under DHS, is seeking “shotgun ammunition for use by all applicable agencies in the Department of Homeland Security,” more specifically three million rounds of shotgun slugs per year and two million rounds of buckshot per year for five years.

“The ammunition will be used as appropriate at all Department of Homeland Security (DHS or department) component locations nationwide and outside the CONUS [continental United States,]” the notice reads. Poodwaddle. POODWADDLE WORLD CLOCKThe World Stats Counter (V 7.0) This minute 250 babies will be born, 100 people will die, 20 violent crimes will be reported, and the US debt will climb $1 million. The World Clock tells more than time. It shows a live picture of our changing world. The World Clock is too large for a single page. It had to be divided into multiple categories. You can rotate the map by dragging left or right or by clicking the left and right buttons on the menu. The menu provides several filter options. (3) Facebook. Phonetic alphabet.

How to build a foxhole radio receiver. Tying It All Together - Knots. Camping Solar Spark Lighter Fire Starter Solar Cigarette Lighter Survival Tools: Health & Personal Care. $3.50 Flashlight + 20 Cent Upgrade = 500 Hour Run Time. All you will need is the flashlight, a LED and a resistor or 2 LEDS and 2 resistors for the 2 LED version. Here is a list of resistors and the currents I measured in the series circuit with a new 6 volt lantern battery, a resistor and a LED. The 6 volt battery measured 6.28 volts with no load: 150 ohm = 20.3 milliamps 168 ohm = 18.5 milliamps 220 ohm = 14.5 milliamps 300 ohm = 9.8 milliamps. Winter Camping. Home - National Defense Mega Directory.