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So-called "jerrycans" were developed during WW2 to transport water and gasoline on vehicles. NEVER EVER BUY A USED JERRYCAN! Regard...
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This post only relates to sterilizing water by boiling. (1) The drill, as recommended by NIH, is to first filter the water through a c...
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An ordinary shopping cart is never mentioned on any of the FEMA sites providing evacuation advice, however, they are extremely useful. I...
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In many stores today (and on the net) military dry-rations are advertised. These taste great, and taste well when they are not well soak...
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If you have a house-pet, consider placing a "pet alert" in a window, to notify fireman if there is a problem in your residence while you ...
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The FEMA manuals recommend the use of "Duct" tape to have on hand for emergencies. Well...surprise...there is "duct tape" and then there ...
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With summer, there is a higher liklihood of a car overheating. Usually this is due to a leak in the system. If the temp guage on your car...
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Like most people, I always believed advice to "stay off the phone during a storm" this was an urban myth. I figured the chances of this ...
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Are there bags, boxes, totes, etc. that are designed specifically for waterproof storage of documents and papers?
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Many car doors can be opened by using a tennis ball with a hole in it. Without a key. Take a tennis ball and use a knife to make a small ...
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Elderly and those with dementia or hearing difficulties may not hear a conventional fire or carbon monoxide alarm. Recently, wireless det...
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To preserve eggs when there is a lack of refrigeration coat them with mineral oil. Obtain a quarter cup of mineral oil, put it in the mic...
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The Shadow-Tip method is one way of determining which way is North. I am posting this after reading a textbook for children advising them...
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Crossing a stream in ice-cold weather is something you may have to do in a survival situation. I am tired of reading all the bad advice p...
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Most everybody knows that you can start a vehicle with a standard (stick) shift by releasing the brake, depressing the clutch, and pushin...
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There is only ONE way to safely approach a helicopter with the BLADES TURNING. That way is to approach directly from the FRONT on the RI...
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When you wear in a new pair of shoes, think about waterproofing them. You want to spend special attention on the groove between the soles...
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Well...(1) there isn't any (2) re-read # 1. One of the big problems with hurricane Sandy was for those who had pension or veterans check...
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Chest waders are used primarily for fishing, but are invaluable for salvage after a flood. And rescue during a flood. They range in pric...
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If you don't have gloves around the house, after a disaster you will find it impossible to purchase them. "Poof!" They will all be give f...
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