Pandemic

6 Ways To Prepare for Ebola

Ebola.  Even the name is a bit creepy.  The disease itself, is horrifying.   First you get flu like symptoms, then vomiting and diarrhea, then your organs start shutting down and you bleed from all your orifices before dying. The death rate from this virulent disease is anywhere from 55-90%. Those are not good odds.  Basically, there… Read More

How do you prepare for THIS?

  You wanna know what scares the holy living bejeezus out of me? Tsunamis. I live about 25 miles inland from the Southern Maine coast, and it's relatively flat land, with little terrain until you get immediately west of me. Worse yet, I work about a mile from the coast of the Atlantic ocean. If… Read More

Are You Prepared to Quarantine?

I've been seeing rumblings about the Bird Flu strains circulating in China right now. Apparently there are a couple of very fatal ones. Nothing new here folks, nothing to worry about, says the main stream media. I'm sure there are people out there prepping for it though. So let's talk about what you'd need to… Read More

Ted Nugent, The Zimmerman/Martin Case, and SHTF

So I'll admit, I hadn't been playing very close heed to the Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman case, even though it conceivably could have a direct effect on certain firearms laws and how people view "Stand Your Ground" laws in the future. I believed that the case was an extreme example of media sensationalism and I really… Read More

Dealing With Death After The SHTF

Life and it's counterpart Death have been on my mind lately. (When they can compete against the thoughts of food.) Death presents some interesting challenges, depending on the type of SHTF event that you're dealing with. How prepared are you for death? Let's look at a few scenarios. An epidemic, a large earthquake, and the… Read More

3M N95 1860 Surgical Respirator Masks for Future Pandemic Problems

Nothing beats steering clear of people, not touching your face and keeping your hands clean when a pandemic hits, but there's one thing for sure, during the 2009 H1N1 pandemic pandemonium that rapidly ensued, quality respirators quickly became impossible to buy. I know, because I looked. EVERYONE was sold out. The few that were available… Read More

Economic Collapse versus Pandemic Flu

Economic Collapse When I read other preparedness sites, all the rage is the lousy economy. For good reason, it's in our face via the media, it's in our face at the grocery store, and it's in our face at the gas pump. They say it's a recession when your friend loses his/her job, and it's… Read More

Bird Flu Going Human to Human in China? Prepare Now!

This Could be the World's Greatest Fear This past Sunday a man died in China from the avian flu. Now . . . the man's father has it. This raises SERIOUS concerns about precisely how the man's father contracted the flu. Uh oh! Global pandemic here we come . . . perhaps. Anything is possible… Read More