Fast-track your preparedness with a trailer

There is always concern as to whether or not a disaster or crisis will bring about the need to decide to either stay in place or leave to go somewhere else; the classic bug-in vs. bug-out scenario. Once the decision is made to leave, a number of steps have to be completed before all the doors on the vehicle close and it pulls out of the driveway.

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Disaster intelligence for emergency preparedness

Actionable intelligence (intel) in the midst of disaster can be the difference between making the better or the worse choice in a difficult situation. The primary focus of disaster intelligence should be to gather information pre-disaster about options and courses of potential action before disaster hits.

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Survive later by gardening now

If you plan on providing your own food during difficult times, it is vital to start gardening now so that your skills will be sharp and food available when you need it. It’s also prudent to grow things now so that you know what will successfully grow and your time is not wasted later trying to grow something that isn’t going to work out.

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Overcoming ‘analysis paralysis’ in emergency preparedness

The concept of analysis paralysis (the condition of being so caught up in the process of analyzing, or over-analyzing, a situation that no action is ever taken) was foreign to me until my time in the Army. It did not take long until I realized the type of disaster that can come from inaction could be far worse than taking the wrong action, particularly when it came to the time I spent in combat in the Middle East.

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The big list of survival and homesteading tools

I love lists for survival and homesteading. It makes it easy to check things off as you acquire them. One of the areas of preparedness that I often see overlooked are the tools that are needed to create and maintain a retreat or homestead so I thought I would put together the big list of survival and homesteading tools.

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Prepping on the cheap: How to purchase good used survival items

When it comes to preparing for an unfortunate event like a natural disaster, loss of a job, economic collapse, or even a terrorist attack, there are many things that make a whole lot of sense to purchase used. This is especially true when considering that some of these items may only sit on a shelf to only be used in the event that the SHTF.

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Foreign hackers are attacking the U.S. power grid with regularity

A collapse of the electrical grid is a real and present danger. A security researcher recently trying to find the hackers responsible for stealing a university’s housing files in California discovered that cyberattacks had already been waged on the networks operating the U.S. power grid.

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