The following is information that is quite alarming:
100 Items to Disappear First When The Crap Hits The Fan: Not listed in order of importance. You will
figure it out. Print it out, and check off what you
have, and then work on the others. Food, self-protection,
clean drinkable water, and shelter come first: Do it!!!
are better off being prepared now, than a day late. My
sources told me last night (Feb. 14, 2009) - that New York City is now on
a 12 hours delivery of food and fuel. If food and fuel does not get into New York every 12
hours, they will run out. Imagine what is happening in
rest of the country! Dr. James P.
Roman" size="3""> This is a starter list to help you prepare, in case of martial law or just any major emergency goes into effect. I didn't include any military type survival techniques here, just things that will help you and your family maintain a level of comfort and morale until things hopefully stabilize. There might be a few technical questions you might have regarding things like solar panels and inverters, stills etc. I will be glad to provide that info. as needed. It's quite simple and easy to understand once it is explained.
From a Sarajevo
Survivor of Serbia/Kosovo
War: Experiencing horrible things that can happen in a war - death of parents andfriends, hunger and malnutrition,
endless freezing cold, fear, sniper attacks.
1. Stockpiling helps. but you never know how long trouble will last, so
locate near renewable food sources.
2.Living near a well with a manual pump or manual use of a bucket is like being in Eden.
3. After awhile, even gold can lose its luster. But there is
in warquite like toilet paper. Its surplus
value is greater than gold's.
4. If you had to go without one utility, lose electricity - it's the easiest to do without
awesome, especially if their contents are tasty without heating. One of the best things to stockpile is
canned gravy - it makes a lot ofthe
dry unappetizing things you find to eat in war somewhat
needs enough heat to "warm", not to
cook. It's cheap too, especially if you buy it in bulk.
6. Bring some books - escapist ones like romance or mysteries become morevaluable as the war continues. Sure,
it's great to have a lot of survivalguides, but you'll figure most of that
out on your own anyway - trust me, you'llhave a lot of time on your
7. The feeling that you're human can fade pretty fast. I can't tell you how many
people I knew who would have traded a
much needed meal for just a little bit of toothpaste,
or cologne. Not much point in fighting if you have
your humanity. These
things are morale-builders like nothing else.
8. Slow burning candles and matches,