Even if you have a bug-out bag and feel ready to deal with disaster, do you also have a planned route to get out of Dodge? And perhaps just as important, do you also have a backup plan? Here are four things to consider when deciding on a bug-out route.
I want you to imagine a single day without battery-operated equipment. Could you even make it home without your car or your cellphone or any other electronics? Here’s what you need to know to survive if you ever wake up in a world without batteries.
I don’t believe anyone should ever resign themselves to inevitable tragedy because they don’t think they can make it out in time. That’s quitter talk. This piece from Jeff Anderson over at Modern Combat & Survival offers three survival tips for seniors and those with limited mobility.
In a natural disaster or other emergency, you are pretty much on your own. You can’t always depend on local police or fire personnel to come save the day. So as you’re preparing — purchasing supplies and gear — you should also consider taking classes in one or more of these four skill sets.
Part of my goal for the Weekly Drop is to foster a dialogue among my readership. Pooling the best prepping advice means everyone can be better prepared for the unexpected. When the SHTF, you’ve got to look out for you and yours, but there’s no us-versus-them in prepping