Across the ages, in every survival story, a disaster of some sort plays a prominent role. Sometimes the part is played by the government, sometimes it is played by Mother Nature, and other times, the role is taken on by a random mishap. If we have learned one thing studying the history of disasters, it is this: those who are prepared have a better chance at survival than those who are not.A crisis rarely stops with a triggering event. The aftermath can spiral, having the capacity to cripple our normal ways of life. Because of this, it's important to have a well-rounded approach to our preparedness efforts.Due to the overwhelming nature of preparedness, we have created the Prepper's Blueprint to help get you and your family ready for life's unexpected emergencies. To make a more comprehensive, easy-to-follow program, The Prepper's Blueprint has been simplified and divided up in a way to help you make sense of all the preparedness concepts and supply lists provided. We have divided the chapters into layers of preparedness.Layer 1: Chapters 1-14, prepares you for those everyday disasters that have shorter-term effects: power outages, storms, injuries, and evacuationsLayer 2: Chapters 15-31 help you to get ready for disasters that turn out to be much longer-lasting: economic collapse, long term power outages, and pandemics, to name a fewLayer 3: Chapters 32-56 prepares you for the long haul and a complete change of lifestyle, the end of the world as we know it: providing food and water once supplies run out, security, retreat properties, and long-term plansThe goal of The Prepper's Blueprint is to help you find freedom through self-reliance, and ultimately, to get you and your family to a point where you can not only survive, but thrive, in a world that may be permanently altered.
Author: Jim Cobb
Publisher: Ulysses Press
Release Date: 2012
Genre: House & Home
Provides instructions and guidelines for creating security strategies to protect against a potential failure of civilization, and includes tips on perimeter security, house fortifications, firearms and weaponry, and security animals.
Author: Walter Glen Martin
Publisher: Ulysses Press
Release Date: 2017-05-02
An easy-to-understand primer on time-tested navigation techniques that work when your GPS fails When disaster strikes and your GPS is useless, ancient navigation techniques will ensure your survival. With this book, you can easily travel through even the farthest, remotest places. Utilizing tips from US Army manuals and lifelong wilderness experts, you’ll learn lifesaving navigation techniques, including how to: • Orient yourself using a topographical map • Find north using a compass, shadows and stars • Calculate distance using landmarks and pace count • Navigate unfamiliar terrain using dead reckoning • Travel in low visibility with a navigator and point person • Use landscape features to pinpoint location This definitive guide to terrain navigation also teaches you essential survival skills like fire craft, water procurement and shelter making.
BE PREPARED FOR LONG-TERM SURVIVAL The big question for a lot of preppers is simply, “Where do we go?” There are a variety of options available, so how do you know what’s best for you and your family? In this book, you’ll learn how to break down the task of strategic relocation into a manageable plan of action, including: • Picking a Geographical Location • Area Reconnaissance and Intel Gathering • Home/Land Buying Basics • Off-Grid Options • Home Fortifications • Building a Retreat for Your Group/Community
BEFORE, DURING, AND BEYOND A MARKETPLACE MELTDOWN You’re prepared for hurricanes, tornadoes, blizzards, earthquakes and other natural disasters, but are you ready for the inevitable man-made disasters to come? This book teaches you the other half of disaster planning—how to survive the economic turmoil that hits regions and nations after the storm has passed. Prepper’s Financial Guide will teach you how to: •Become self-sufficient •Purchase precious metals •Safeguard your valuable possessions •Invest in foreign and alternate currencies •Barter and trade for needed supplies •Build an off-grid marketplace •Reduce debt so you can save for the future •And much more
A one-year food supply means freedom. It means that you are less subject to the whims of the economy or personal financial emergencies. You can handle small disasters with aplomb. You aren't reliant on the government if a crisis strikes. You can't be manipulated because your family is hungry.The second edition of The Pantry Primer is nearly triple the size of the original book. It has morphed from a book about our own journey to replenish our pantry after a cross-continental move, to a detailed compendium of all things food storage. Geared towards preppers, it teaches you: Why everyone needs a food supply in their homes How much food you need How your pantry is directly related to your health The components of a perfect pantry Prepping for those with dietary restrictions. A thrifty new way of shopping so you can afford to build your pantry How to store the food you purchase to extend the shelf life for as long as possible A week-by-week plan, complete with shopping lists and menu ideas How to save money by making items most people purchase ready-made at the store Pantry inventory and maintenance Where to store all of that food Bonus: 25 frugal and delicious recipes If you're new at this, you can take the most important step today...the step of getting started. You'll have a year's supply of food in no time at all!
Are you and your family prepared for the greatest economic collapse that America has ever seen? Economic expert Michael Snyder of The Economic Collapse Blog and Barbara Fix, author of Survival: Prepare Before Disaster Strikes, address the whys and the hows of getting prepared for the coming crisis in their new book. Topics include looming economic collapse, Ebola, drought and increasing weather-related disasters, our extremely vulnerable power grid, civil unrest, and practical steps for storing food and supplies that you will need. Get Prepared Now! walks readers through survival in a short-term or protracted crisis whether in the city or the country with budget friendly advice: * Securing, storing and purifying water * Grid-down cooking, heating, lighting and sanitation * Food storage how-to's, including food storage suggestions your family will love * Gardening during a long-term crisis and grid-down food preservation * What critical supplies you will need during a major disruption of public services * Emergency first aid supplies and how to prepare for a widespread pandemic * Emergency 72-hour kits, caching supplies and setting up decoys * Hardening the home to safely shelter in place * Bartering skill-sets and goods * Bugging out & relocation Preparedness is multi-faceted and is best accomplished with a clear purpose in mind. Michael Snyder offers sound economic reasons to prepare while addressing the struggles that many Christians face regarding preparedness. His advice will comfort and uplift the reader, offering peace of mind that preparedness brings during uncertain times. Barbara Fix shares how she was able to provide food storage, medical supplies, and grid-down survival goods for one year for 23 people on a budget. Her story and advice will inspire the reader with unique workarounds that are centered on common-sense principles that have withstood the test of time.
Author: Richard Lowe, Jr.
Publisher: Writing Kingy Press
Release Date: 2015-07-10
Have you ever been in an earthquake or hurricane? Have you witnessed the horror of a raging forest fire or a house burning down? Have you felt the panic when you realized you were lost in the wilderness? Have you experienced a medical emergency in an area where no help was available? Sometimes you can avoid creating a disaster by preparing properly for a trip or hike. Other disasters occur with little or no warning. Hurricanes, for example, can be predicted, but sometimes they change course or grow in intensity beyond what was expected. Even though a disaster can strike anytime without warning, you can be prepared. You can maintain a good supply of water, food, and other supplies, and get some training from your local CERT group. Your road to disaster preparedness begins with knowledge. Virtually everyone has the Internet at their fingertips these days, and you can use tools such as search engines and mapping software to learn more about the area in which you live. This book will give you the knowledge and tools you need to help weather any disaster likely to strike in your area. Be prepared: read this book and change your habits.
A complete guide to disaster preparedness from Scott Hunt, CEO of Practical Preppers and a nationally recognized preparedness expert The world we live in is an unstable one. From natural disasters such as earthquakes, hurricanes, and floods of biblical proportions to concerns about the economic downturn and government shutdown, the hits just keep on coming. At the same time, the power grid is incredibly fragile. Our dependency on widely distributed long distance systems for power, medicine, and food makes our society susceptible to attack, whether by foreign or domestic enemies, or the weather. No matter the concern, the solutions are the same. Scott Hunt, the owner of Practical Preppers, and an experienced engineer, homesteader, and pastor, offers readers a complete and detailed guide to sustainable living. With The Practical Preppers Complete Guide to Disaster Preparedness, anyone can learn how to: - Secure a water source-even in an urban area - Grow and preserve food - Set up an alternative energy supply - Maintain a comfortable shelter -including alternative cooking and sanitation methods during a long power outage - Bug out-what to include in your bug out bag and how to leave - Prepare for medical issues - Deal with security concerns Preparing for disruption of services in an emergency is a noble venture which gives peace of mind. This book will empower readers of all skill levels and resources to survive and achieve an independent, sustainable lifestyle.
A STEP-BY-STEP, DON'T-OVERLOOK-ANYTHING WORKBOOK OF DIY PROJECTS THAT PREPARE HOME AND FAMILY FOR ANY LIFE-THREATENING CATASTROPHE The preparation you make for a hurricane, earthquake or other short-term disaster will not keep you alive in the event of widespread social collapse caused by pandemic, failure of the grid or other long-term crises. Government pamphlets and other prepping books tell you how to hold out through an emergency until services are restored. This book teaches you how to survive when nothing returns to normal for weeks, months or even years, including: •Practical water collection for drinking and hygiene •Storing, growing, hunting and foraging for food •First aid and medical treatments when there’s no doctor •Techniques and tactics for fortifying and defending your home •Community-building strategies for creating a new society