The Prepper's Pocket Guide: 101 Easy Things You Can Do to Ready Your Home for a Disaster

The Prepper's Pocket Guide: 101 Easy Things You Can Do to Ready Your Home for a Disaster

Bernie Carr

Language: English

Pages: 224

ISBN: 1569759294

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


BE PREPARED
BE SAFE

From California earthquakes and Rocky Mountain wildfires to Midwest floods and Atlantic hurricanes, you can’t escape that inevitable day when catastrophe strikes your home town — but you can be prepared! Offering a simple DIY approach, this book breaks down the vital steps you should take into 101 quick, smart and inexpensive projects:

#6 Make a Master List of Passwords

#16 Calculate How Much Water You Need

#33 Start a Food Storage Plan for $5 a Week

#60 Make a Safe from a Hollowed-out Book

#77 Assemble an Inexpensive First Aid kit

#89 Learn to Cook Without Electricity

#94 Pack a Bug-out Bag

Wilderness Evasion: A Guide To Hiding Out and Eluding Pursuit in Remote Areas

Miracle in the Andes: 72 Days on the Mountain and My Long Trek Home

Deep Into the Game (GAMELAND, Episode 1)

Survival Wisdom & Know How: Everything You Need to Know to Thrive in the Wilderness

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

botulinum, botulism can be fatal. Finally, make sure you have least two hand-crank can openers on hand. Canned food is useless if you can’t open it. 38 CONSIDER STORING MREs MREs, or Meals Ready to Eat, are used by the military and can be purchased online from several sources. Also known as field rations, MREs come complete with one of 24 eightounce entrées such as beef stew, chicken breast, pasta, or scrambled eggs, along with crackers and a spread such as cheese or peanut butter, a

amount—less than ten gallons. Keep gasoline containers in a cool, dark place, away from direct sunlight. Make sure the storage area is well ventilated. Do not store gasoline containers in your basement or the trunk of your car. Keep containers away from the reach of children. A proper gasoline storage container Check for leaks at least once a month. Old gasoline becomes contaminated and unsafe to use after a while, so use it as quickly as possible by rotating your stored gas monthly. You

extended breakdown of public utilities such as water or electricity. If you choose to evacuate, decide quickly, as the longer you delay, the more traffic congestion is likely to impede your efforts to get out, and if you wait too long, emergency conditions may prevent you from being able to leave at all. 94 PACK A BUG-OUT BAG A bug-out bag includes all the supplies you might need when you have to leave your home. Each family’s necessities are different, so tailor your list according to

DISPOSE OF WASTE MATTER CHAPTER SEVEN - When the Power Is Out 85 - ASSEMBLE A POWER FAILURE KIT 86 - KNOW WHAT TO DO IF YOU HAVE A POWER OUTAGE 87 - CONSIDER BUYING A GENERATOR 88 - LEARN TO STORE GASOLINE SAFELY 89 - LEARN TO COOK WITHOUT ELECTRICITY 90 - LEARN TO BUILD AN OUTDOOR PIT OVEN 91 - KNOW DIFFERENT WAYS TO START A FIRE 92 - CONSIDER ALTERNATIVE LIGHTING 93 - LEARN TO MAKE A PERFECT CUP OF COFFEE WITHOUT ELECTRICITY CHAPTER EIGHT - When You Have to Get Out 94 - PACK

the water heater is hot Water heaters can be either gas or electric. Turn off the power to the heating element. If it is a gas heater, the pilot light will go off. If the city’s tap water is contaminated, you don’t want to let it into your water heater. Turn off the cold water supply going into the heater. You can do this by shutting off the valve so water from the outside does not go into the water heater. It’s generally on a copper pipe running to the top of the tank. You can also turn

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