Entries by Shannon

Waste Disposal Methods After SHTF | Survivopedia

In the old days, waste disposal was a matter of life and death, and it seems we have forgotten that learning to deal with human waste was actually the thing that saved the most lives throughout history, and it contributed to longer life expectancy in the 20th century. Human waste and garbage are a dangerous […]

What to Do IMMEDIATELY After SHTF – Food Storage Moms

On the morning of December 26, 2004, the deadliest tsunami in our modern history took the lives of over 230,000 people in just a matter of minutes. They had no warning and nowhere to hide. There were reports of waves reaching heights of 100 feet and traveling at speeds of up to 500 mph! Its […]

Survival essentials: Sourcing, transporting and storing water after SHTF – NaturalNews.com

(Natural News) Water is essential for survival. People know that truism well enough to keep their storage tanks full. Yet when SHTF, most of these tanks won’t be big enough to last a year’s worth of drinking water. As this prized commodity slowly runs out, the need for a new water source, such as a nearby well or rainwater, will become increasingly clear. Here […]

Prepping safety tips: How to survive in a post-SHTF world if you have diabetes – NaturalNews.com

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 34 million Americans have diabetes while another 88 million people are at risk of the disease. These numbers can spell trouble in a collapsed society where medical supplies have gone dry. One of the worst-case scenarios is when a patient has to be amputated due to gangrene, which happens when body […]

Survival Fishing: How to Catch Fish When SHTF

Note: This is an abridged version of the original which first appeared on .  Humans have been fishing since before the dawn of civilization. And it’s no wonder. Fish are nutritious and, dare I say, delicious. Plus, they’re plentiful, almost all are edible, and you can find them in just about everybody of water coast […]

How to Plan Your Escape Route before SHTF | Survivopedia

This year we saw a lot of people being forced to evacuate their homes when various natural disasters hit our country. Without having an escape route planned, some of these people didn’t think they would make it on the road, and even worse, they did not take the whole situation seriously. They decided to hunker […]

Who Will and Who Won’t Survive SHTF in the Woods

If bugging out is a mainstay plan of prepping in general, then bugging out to the woods is about as bread-and-butter as that plan can get. Anyone you talk to, so long as they don’t live in the desert, will regale you with their idea of just heading off into the woods to find a […]

SHTF Currency – Cash? Gold? Silver? Bitcoins?

SHTFPreparedness may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. What does SHTF currency look like? We all like to speculate but it’s hard to really know what will hold weight in which situation. It’s hard to imagine a time when cash is no longer king. However, if the […]