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Food can be preserved without Refrigerators. Food preservation is the process of treating and handling food before it reaches the state where it becomes unfit for human consumption. Preserving food has been a common practice since primitive times. The aim of food preservation is to avoid bacterial and fungal growth, which is harmful, and often fatal to humans and food preservation has developed by humankind all the way through its history. There are a few methods of food preservation from the earliest times that are still being practiced. Some of them are: Drying Drying is the oldest method of preserving food. Compared with other methods, drying is quite simple. The process involves putting the food in the sun to dry […]

Preppers  9 volt Battery Hacking The most common form of nine-volt battery is commonly called the transistor battery, introduced for the early transistor radios. This is a rectangular prism shape with rounded edges and a polarized snap connector at the top. This type is commonly used in pocket radios, smoke detectors, and carbon monoxide detectors to name a few. Most nine-volt alkaline batteries are constructed of six individual 1.5V cells enclosed in a wrapper.  These cells are slightly smaller than AAAA cells but can be used in their place for some devices, even though they are 3.5 mm shorter. In an emergency survival situation you could hack a 9 volt battery to power 2 way communication devices and possibly small […]

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Do not blindly rely on the Government, to help you come out of such disaster. Many people are assured that the politicians and the administration will take care of them.

Purifying Water During an Emergency   The treatments described below work only in situations where the water is unsafe because of the presence of bacteria or viruses. If you suspect the water is unsafe because of chemicals, oils, poisonous substances, sewage or other contaminants, do not use the water for drinking. Storing water safely Store one gallon of water per person per day. Store at least a three-day supply of water per person. Collect the water from a safe supply. Thoroughly washed plastic containers such as soft drink bottles are best. You can also purchase food-grade plastic buckets or drums. Seal water containers tightly, label with date, and store in a cool, dark place. Replace water every six months. Never […]

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How to Make Char Cloth   Starting a fire during an emergency can save your life. The inability to build a fire can cost your life. Hiking, backpacking, horseback riding, fishing, hunting and many other outdoor activities all require basic wilderness survival skills to handle an emergency situation.  Your vehicle ran off the side of the road in a remote location (no cell phone service) with no help in sight and it will be dark soon.  This too would require basic wilderness survival skills to handle this situation. Making fire is significantly important to survive physically and mentally.  The heat provided by a fire warms the body, dries wet clothes, disinfects water, and cooks food. Not to be overlooked is […]

Survival for Kids

Posted: 13th January 2011 by admin in Family Survival
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Jonathan Deleon posted in Survival Texas. Jonathan Deleon created a doc “Packing Up the Kids “. Packing Up the Kids Jan 13th, 2011 | By Samara | Category: Education, Prepping | Print This Article We have all thought about packing up for a grab and run scenario. We get the duffel bag, the important papers, a case of bottled water and throw it all in the car. Then we load up the kids. Oh yeah, the kids. If you have ever taken your children on a car trip for an hour or longer, you know that special considerations need to be made. If they are bored after five minutes, what will happen in an extended bug out situation? Thinking about their needs […]