Survival Preparedness – Flushing The Toilet During A Power Outage

 

You’ve found yourself in a disaster situation and have hunkered down in your home to ride out the event.  You have your survival food stores well stocked, plenty of drinking water for a dozen days, camp stoves and fuel, proper clothing, and a variety of other odds and ends you have included in your survival gear.

But what do you do with the human waste that is going to be generated when you drink and eat all that food?  Use the toilet?  Sure, that is possible as long as you have still electricity to run the well pump, or as long as the municipal water services do not fail. Continue reading “Survival Preparedness – Flushing The Toilet During A Power Outage”

Preparing For A Green Level Disaster Event – PART ONE

 

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.

Water

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”