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Stockpiling emergency supplies to last you a year seems like an expensive task, but it doesn’t have to be. Follow these prepper rules for creating and storing a year’s worth of non-perishable foods and you and your family will be good when disaster strikes.
Ten years ago today, America’s costliest and one of the most deadly hurricanes hit the Southern Coast. It took nearly 2,000 lives, hundreds of thousands of homes and did over a hundred billion dollars in damages. We learned a lot from Hurricane Katrina. We saw the worst in people and the best in people. Most importantly, we learned the importance of preparedness. This article lists the top articles on preparing and surviving hurricanes and floods that we have written over the years.
Storage is always a concern for preppers. Stockpiling a six-month supply of food, water, batteries, and supplies is not an easy task. For those living in apartments and small urban spaces, storage is a problem. Some have found solutions by masking storage containers as furniture. Others have buried their cache. Either way, Cheaper Than Dirt! presents 10 storage solutions to keeping food, firearms, ammunition and water safe for when you need it most in The Shooter’s Log’s Essential Preppers Guide to Storage.
The question is, when the man says to choose your weapons, what is the choice? The real question must be what is the threat. I think most of us realize we need a handgun to always be with us and a long gun to even the odds and provide real protection. For a long term prepper to cover the needs and situation from a fixed base, the list is longer.
A big part of prepping is stocking up self-defense supplies—not only to protect your life-saving food and water, but to barter and trade for other goods and services. In addition, a huge part of prepping is OPSPEC—not letting others know what you have. Stockpiling guns and ammo isn’t exactly easy. Where to put it all without others finding out? Using a FoodSaver vacuum sealer, I have started packing my ammo in various sized packages for a more organized and orderly storage of my long-term preps.