Category Archive: Shelter

Get Your Apartment Ready for Hurricane Season

Get Your Apartment Ready for Hurricane Season Especially along the coast real estate is at a premium and many of you live in an apartment. Just because you don’t own the property you live on doesn’t change the fact that this is your home. Your family’s safety isn’t any less important than that of a …

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International Search and Rescue Advisory Group Search and Rescue Markings

International Search and Rescue Advisory Group Search and Rescue Markings On television or in real time most of us have seen markings on buildings and walls after a disaster. If you are in the United States FEMA markings may be more familiar. See them and their meanings here >>>FEMA Search and Rescue Markings-Why You Should …

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Building a Remote Escape Bunker

Building a Remote Escape Bunker All preparedness sites talk about an escape bunker. They were quite popular during the cold war and are regaining their popularity If you are considering building one for your family to bug out to there are some considerations you should think about before beginning the project. Where? How far from home? …

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Set up a Post SHTF Hospital Tent

Set up a Post SHTF Hospital Tent The possibility of a pandemic is very real in today’s world. People travel further and faster than ever before and along with them viruses and germs. An illness in Africa can be in both the USA and Canada with in a day! Especially as you are usually the …

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Off Grid Cabin Kits

Off Grid Cabin Kits I have always dreamed of a little cabin in the woods and off the grid to not only vacation at but to use as a bug out location. You know the dream right? A clean flowing river loaded with fish, lots of elk and deer, no bears, no neighbors, no distractions …

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Uses for your socks in an emergency

Uses for your socks in an emergency Some of the simplest things that we take for granted can become just what we need in an emergency. The more common thought process goes to belts, paracord bracelets and even our shirts. But have you ever considered what your socks could do for you in a crisis? …

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Off-Grid Tiny House for $1100

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Off-Grid Tiny House for $1100 Who knew Ikea had off grid items? First the flat pack vertical garden and now this awesome off grid solar powered tiny house or shelter.   My own plan for temporary shelter after a localized event has been tents on my own property while we repaired any structural damage to …

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Off-grid EcoCapsule

Off-grid EcoCapsule If you are serious about going tiny and off the grid this is for you! It is indeed tiny but can be relocated just about any where in the world. The ecoCapsule is now available for preordering. There are currently only 50 on the market and depending up the days exchange rate runs …

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Could You Go Underground?

Could You Go Underground? During the cold war, many folks tried to or actually did build backyard underground bunkers. Now days with the additional knowledge we have about what a safe bunker would entail most families can’t afford to even consider one. But the bunkers they are building now days are pretty cool. They even …

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Where and Why: Recommended U.S.A. Retreat Locations

Where and Why: Recommended U.S.A. Retreat Locations Everyone wants to be in the right place at the right time. Or perhaps in this case it would be better said as the right place at the wrong time! There is no right time for a major disaster. But you can often even if it is only …

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