The “it can’t happen here” attitude of the tens of millions of Joe Sixpacks and Sally Soapoperas in the U.S. really can be seen in the videos of the maintenance workers hosing down Mr. Duncan’s vomit on the sidewalk of the apartment where his relatives live.
If you ever thought about protecting yourself and your loved ones, but you just didn’t know where to start – this Quick Start Guide is everything you need, and nothing you don’t, to help you begin making those life-saving preparations right now. Its urban preparedness made easy for average, everyday people on a fast-track.
Richard Duarte will be one of the featured speakers, and will follow with a book-signing event for Surviving Doomsday – A Guide for Surviving an Urban Disaster,and his new book which should be available by late October, 2014.
In Part 3 we will take a detailed look at the steps necessary to maintain your standby generator system for MAXIMUM RELIABILITY. If your standby generator system fails to start, run, and transfer power during a utility power outage you have only the illusion of a backup generator. MAKE SURE YOURS IS RELIABLE!
Food is expensive. And prices seem to go up on a daily basis. While many people understand the important of having a viable food storage plan as part of their overall survival strategy, money, or the lack thereof, is often a big consideration.
Part 2 takes a “Deep Dive” into the technical details required to attain the highest degree of RELIABILITY from your generator system. The vast majority of service calls for generator failures that we receive during power outages are for generator systems that were poorly installed and/or poorly maintained.
Have you thought about the answer to this question and how your family will survive the next time your electrical utility service is interrupted? Electrical outages can range in length from a few hours to several days or even weeks at a time.
Water is a top priority, second only to security. There are exceptions, but most people will not survive for more than 3 days without fresh, clean drinking water. After a disaster the public water supply may be unsafe, or completely unavailable. You need to stay hydrated to maintain your ability to function; climate, environment and heavy […]
“A self-rescue can be as simple as opening a door and walking out of a dangerous area, or as complicated and dangerous, as having to dig, pry or smash our way out of a damaged structure.” In the August 2014 issue of S.W.A.T. Magazine, I discuss self-rescue and emergency evacuation tools, and why we all need to be prepared for this possibility.
Disease-producing biological agents are among the most feared weapons. Terrorism is the use of violence and threats to frighten, intimidate and coerce people and governments. Combine the two and you get one of the most powerful and feared instruments of death and destruction. In the Summer Issue of OffGrid Magazine, I show you how to prepare for the unthinkable, and how to increase your chances for survival in what can only be described as our worse nightmare scenario.