Being a Homesteading Prepper Is Like Buying Insurance that you can control, customize and rotate on your schedule. Storing enough water for each our your family members to drink, cook with and wash with is critical. Do not forget that pets need a constant source of water to drink during stressful times.
Being A Prepper means being a strong person who prepares for serious natural or man -made situation. His/Her is identified as a responsible adult who plans ahead for his/her family’s needs. It is not ALL about preparing for apocalypse and the need to survive……
Many of the identified preppers are really more concerned with being able to handle daily issues (job loss, spouse dying or divorce), large scale natural disasters, medical disease outbreaks and power outages. Preppers rely on their tools, supplies, training and knowledge to be able to work through various crises.
Preppers are proactive and set themselves up better to handle physical and mental issues for themselves and their family. It is something insurance and/or money just can not buy in times crisis.
There are three things a prepper has to consider: your current situation with family, money, and housing, the types of emergencies you are more likely to encounter, and what you need to prepare yourself from these possibilities. How many people live in the home and if the chance of major hurricanes, earthquakes, or nuclear meltdowns (think of Japan) are all calculated. This results in having emergency supplies at home with an everyday and 72 hour kits ready to use.
A “Bug Out Bag” is a pre-made kit of clothes, food, water, first aid, and other survivor essentials when needing to evacuated and camp out for up to three days (72 hours). These are customization options; there is no exact list to have in them. Adapt your Bug Out Bag to each season and your location within the United States.
It is another form of insurance to prepare, for ill health or natural disaster that forces you to survive inside your house or out for a time. It’s a physical form of insurance that allows you to go straight into action with the right knowledge and tools necessary to stay safe under the tough circumstances. Prepare for your family and pets.
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