Category Archives for Food and Water

cost of emergency foods

This Is Exactly How Much It Costs to Build a 3 Month Supply of Emergency Food

I’m not going to lie or sugarcoat things.  Preparing for disaster does require money.  However, it probably doesn’t cost as much as you think.

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storing water in milk jugs

Warning: Read this Before Stockpiling Water in Milk Jugs!

One of the best pieces of prepping advice I’ve heard is to stockpile emergency water in milk jugs or other plastic bottles, such as from soda…

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How to Purify Water with Household Bleach

The water coming out of your faucets is clean and safe to drink, right? Well, it turns out that our water supply is a lot more fragile than we’d like to believe.  It only takes a minor disaster to put water treatment plants out of order.

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conserving water

The Importance of Conserving Water When You’re a Prepper

The Red Cross, CDC, and FEMA all recommend that you should stockpile 1 gallon of water per day for emergencies.  They calculate that you will need ½ gallon of emergency water for drinking and another ½ gallon of water for cooking and cleaning. But, let me ask you…

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water treatment methods

How to Choose a Water Treatment System for Emergency Preparedness

The electric grid has just gone down in your entire state. Without electricity, the water treatment facilities stop working and the state issues a “Boil Alert” telling everyone to boil their water before drinking.

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