Disaster Management

CERT: Emergency Response Training For The Masses

A couple of years ago, after reading Emergency by Neil Strauss, four friends and I enrolled in a CERT Program. It seemed like it would be a good first step on our road to preparedness and a great first step gaining practical Urban Survival Skills.
What Is CERT

CERT, short for Community Emergency Response Team, is an […]

By |September 11th, 2010|Survival Skills, Urban Survival Skills|2 Comments

How To Build A Blackout Kit

If a blackout or emergency arises in the middle of the night, will you be prepared? Outages that leave you in the dark can be extremely disruptive and dangerous. Aside from outfitting your home with a generator, one of the best things you can do to mitigate issues that arise during a blackout is to […]

By |September 10th, 2010|Survival Skills|3 Comments

Review Of The Unthinkable

The Unthinkable by Amanda Ripley definitely added to my understanding of how people react in disasters. The writing could be better, but overall it was an interesting book and a decent enough read.

Whenever I come across a book that deals largely with the psychology of crisis, violence, survival, or anything related, I jump at the […]

By |September 10th, 2010|Reviews, Survival Book Reviews|0 Comments

Preparing An Emergency Personal Information Packet

An EIP (Emergency Information Packet) is one of the most often overlooked items of Preppers and Modern Survivalists. Yet, putting one together can be one of the most important things you do. The fact is, even if you are not a Survivalist, Prepper, Sheepdog, Ostrich, or a Sheep, this really is something everyone should have.

EIPs […]

By |September 10th, 2010|Survival Skills|9 Comments
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