Survival 3: Do You Have ICE On Your Phone?

Survival 3: Do You Have ICE On Your Phone?

Make sure everyone has an ICE (in case of emergency) phone number on their cell phone. Android users running 7.0 or higher can program emergency information and contact details through the emergency call screen when the device is locked. On the iPhone go to your...
Survival 2: Introduction

Survival 2: Introduction

Task One-again. Mild: Did you get the two cases of water bottles for each person in your household? If you did, you’ve just taken the most important step in preparation for an emergency or natural disaster: an adequate supply of water for at least six days for each...
The First Step In Preparing: The Area Study

The First Step In Preparing: The Area Study

Many people flail about when they think about what they might need to do in order to prepare for natural and man-made disasters. There’s a lot of information out there and its overwhelming. What I learned when studying this topic was that too many manuals and...
What Should You Have In Your Car For Emergencies?

What Should You Have In Your Car For Emergencies?

There are two aspects to this– how far you want to go. And how much your spouse will let you put in there. To the left is my beast, which is loaded with enough gear to live off of for a couple of weeks. Of course, my wife never drives it and tries not to look in...
What You Need To Know About Food for Survival

What You Need To Know About Food for Survival

While water is more important than food, it is also more readily available than food. What do you need to know? Do you know what expiration dates mean? How much food you should have and what kind? What happens to you when you begin to starve? How long can you last?...