In case you have not been following the news, Hurricane Sandy is finally coming ashore and threatens easily 60 million people on the East Coast. I hope people affected by this storm took the time to prepare themselves with specific survival items such as water, food, backup power such as generators, first aid supplies, extra clothes, means of cooking food and heating water and a wide variety other survival gear essentials.
The East Coast is bracing Monday for the impact of a powerful Category 1 hurricane as it barrels toward the mid-Atlantic with 95 mph winds and a storm surge that forecasters called “life-threatening.”
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Of the three different lengths of disaster events, the green event lasting up to ten days is the easiest to prepare for. Usually a green event can be met by hunkering down in your home. However, this is not always the case, as some disaster situations may dictate that leaving your home is the safest thing to do. Always think about your safety, and do what is right for you and your family in any disaster situation. In part one of this two part blog the topics of discussion will be survival water, survival food, and your shelter.
You should plan on having a minimum of 1 liter of drinking water per person per day, and another liter of water per person per day for cleaning/washing/sanitation. A person can easily die in 3-5 days without water depending on the environment. And just because you are hunkering down in your home do not expect Continue reading “Preparing For A Green Level Disaster Event – PART ONE”
The first thing to consider when putting together a survival kit is where you live and what types of natural survival events are you likely to face. Somebody living where ice storms are common may have different needs than somebody who lives in the southwestern deserts. But there are always a few things that are a must for consideration, and they are water, food, clothing, shelter and first aid. This blog will only be covering the basic fundamentals of what you will need. However, just by having an emergency survival kit will place you in Continue reading “Survival Gear – Basic Three Day Emergency Survival Kit”