Why Paper Plates Have a Place in Preparing for Emergencies

Why preppers should stock up on paper platesWhen it comes to preparing for emergencies, it can sometimes be difficult to anticipate exactly what you’ll need to survive with in an emergency situation. As preppers, we try to plan for every possible scenario so today’s article is intended to help you prepare in a way that you might not have thought about before.

Two things that everyone needs in order to survive are food and water. Regardless of what type of scenario you are trying to survive in, you’ll have to eat and you’ll have to drink. Most preppers go to great lengths to build up their food storage supplies which covers the need to eat. On the other hand, not many people are fortunate enough to have a situation where they can store hundreds, if not thousands of gallons of water to be used during an emergency.
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Why Every Prepper Should Start Collecting Hand Tools

Hand ToolsIn a doomsday survival scenario, you won’t be able to go down to your local hardware store and buy the things that you are in need of. This means that if you want to have the things that you’ll need, you’re going to have to make them yourself or you’re going to have to make repairs to items that you already own at the very least.

In this day and age, most of us have long since abandoned the use of traditional hand tools. I have to admit that we’re actually quite fond of power tools around our house as well. After all, why would anyone want to use a hand tool when using a power tool could make the job go so much faster and easier?
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Should Your Family Have a Secret Codeword System?

codeword systemIn today’s article we’re going to be talking about something that’s been on my mind a lot lately. For some reason, I’ve been thinking about the importance of having secret code words that only our family member know that could be used in the event of an emergency.

For example, my daughter recently got her drivers license and she is exploring the world on her own for the first time ever. I’ve been thinking that it would be important for her to have a secret code word that she can use when she calls us or if we call her that lets us know that she needs help. If she happens to be in a situation where she doesn’t feel safe telling us that she needs help because of the people who are around her, being able to use a code word could be extremely important. Then, we could use the Find My iPhone application that she has installed on her phone and either drive to her and give her the help that she needs or call the police and have them help her.
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