by Tim MacWelch
Opinions about survival gear and Bug Out Bag contents are as varied as political views these days. Everybody has their own version of the right stuff to carry and the wrong stuff to carry, and sometimes we just can’t seem to agree.
But what about the weird stuff? Those bizarre items that you might not think to carry. Most people don’t spend much thought on the unusual things that could be (or should be) in your survival kits and BOBs. Here’s my top five “under the radar” essentials: Read more »
BY CARMELA G. LAPEÑA, GMA NEWS
Even before it starts flooding, it’s best to have an emergency kit ready. Pack batteries, a radio, flashlights, ready-to-eat food, drinking water, medicine, as well as clothes in case you need to evacuate. Have a list of emergency hotlines
and keep this handy.
Wading through floods is not advisable, as this exposes you to Leptospirosis bacteria, which spreads when sewage overflows into the streets during heavy rains.
If you must wade through floods, wear boots
to avoid cutting or scraping your feet on submerged debris.
There is also the risk of falling, as even just six inches of moving water can make you fall, according to the US Department of Homeland Security’s Ready campaign website
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Brandon Turbeville Prisonplanet.com
In a stunning move, on March 16, 2012, Barack Obama signed an Executive Order stating that the President and his specifically designated Secretaries now have the authority to commandeer all domestic U.S. resources including food and water. The EO also states that the President and his Secretaries have the authority to seize all transportation, energy, and infrastructure inside the United States as well as forcibly induct/draft American citizens into the military. The EO also contains a vague reference in regards to harnessing American citizens to fulfill “labor requirements” for the purposes of national defense.
Not only that, but the authority claimed inside the EO does not only apply to National Emergencies and times of war. It also applies in peacetime. Read more »