Before SHTF, preppers have plans and a backup plan (or two). But disasters are often unpredictable, and when you’re in a survival scenario, you may have to improvise and scavenge for supplies. This doesn’t mean looting, though. Read on for tips on how and where to scavenge for supplies safely in a post-SHTF world. (h/t to SurvivalCache.com) […]

When SHTF and nowhere within your immediate vicinity is safe, you and your family need to bug out immediately. But to quickly and efficiently get somewhere safe, you need some land navigation skills. During emergency situations, having a handy device to help guide you out of the disaster zone can be very handy. A GPS device, for […]

(Natural News) When SHTF and nowhere within your immediate vicinity is safe, you and your family need to bug out immediately. But to quickly and efficiently get somewhere safe, you need some land navigation skills. During emergency situations, having a handy device to help guide you out of the disaster zone can be very handy. A […]

(Natural News) Before SHTF, you need to stock up on survival essentials like food and water. You also need to make sure that you store fuel properly to make your supplies last longer after disaster strikes. (h/t to LivingLifeInRuralIowa.com) Storing fuel, particularly gas, may seem hard if you don’t know how to do it properly. Before you […]

(Natural News) The biggest threats during any type of disaster are people who are unprepared. When they start running out of food and realize no one is going to save them, you’ll have to be very careful. We can’t ignore the reality of roving gangs looking for food in the wake of a disaster. That’s why home […]

Estimated reading time: 10 minutes Disclaimer: These traps, although based on authentic historical design, are for entertainment purposes only. Most of the devices will be extremely dangerous for you and others, and we take no responsibility for any harm you cause others or if you should harm yourself. When the SHTF, defending your home and […]

(Natural News) Preppers know that seemingly bothersome weeds are just as useful as other crops in their home gardens. When SHTF, you can even forage wild edibles like clover and dandelion if you need more food for your stockpile. (h/t to SurvivalLife.com) The weeds detailed in the list below can be found right in your yard, near your […]

Homesteaders are hardworking and self-sufficient individuals. They also know how to use various tools to their advantage. Just because a homestead requires a lot of time and hard work to maintain doesn’t mean you can’t make things easier for yourself. Before SHTF, invest in useful kitchen tools like a dehydrator and stand mixer so you can […]

Most modern cooking methods like air fryers or electric stoves rely on electricity. But when SHTF, you’ll need cooking methods that can run even if the power goes out. Below are nine stealthy cooking methods that you can try after disaster strikes. (h/t to ModernSurvivalOnline.com) These cooking methods will prove useful whether you’re bugging in at home because […]

by Just In Case Jack | Last Updated: June 23, 2015 Let’s assume that you have decided not to bug out, you have decided to stay home, using your house as a base of survival. Not every survival scenario ends with you living in a tent or shelter made of branches. In a post-apocalyptic (or […]