Emergency Disinfection of Drinking Water

In an emergency situation where regular water service has been interrupted – like a hurricane, flood, or water pipe breakage – local authorities may...

The Top 10 Survival Items That Could Save Your Life

When a disaster happens, you don’t have time to start thinking about survival supplies you need. You need to be prepared and function on...

Rainwater For Survival

Rainwater is an excellent source of free water, or so you’d think, right? Apparently not, though. For example, some Western states including Utah, Washington...

You’ve got bad blood

In 1932, the United States Public Health Service, working with the Tuskegee Institute, began a study to record the natural history of syphilis in...

Stitching Wounds: How To Suture

In a SHTF scenario, there will be no hospitals open for business. You will likely need to be able to stitch a wound for...

15 Uses For a Survival Blanket

1. Keeping Warm: The Basics If you’re using your blanket to keep yourself warm–or, perhaps more critically, to keep a child or other family member...

Fire Building Basics

Building a fire is one of those things that you might sort of know how to do, but don't really have to do it...

Disinfect Water With Just Solar Rays

Solar Water Disinfection or SODIS as it is called is a relatively simple and straightforward method for disinfecting drinking water.  In short the SODIS...

7 Natural Mosquito Repellants

Mosquito repellents are a must, especially in the summer when we want to spend as much time as we can outdoors. Here are some...

Pressure Points To Control Arterial Bleeding

Overview Pressure points can be used in an emergency to reduce circulation to areas in the body. By reducing bleeding, you can enable a patient...

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