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Sunday, 24 August 2014

Show Content 24th August 2014

Show Notes
This week I begin with The Wilderness Gathering, Ebola the Risks and the Mis-Information? then a review of the CRT S-MINI HIGH POWER (8 WATT!) MULTI-STANDARD, The Blizzard Survival 10% Discount Offer, How to survive a Pandemic, Support these companies, The Ribzwear 30% Discount Offer, The TaskOne Review, Tasty survival Meals, Wilderness121’s 10% Discount Offer, The Breathing Mobile Washer Review, The field Leisure 10% Discount Offer, The Food for a Survival Camping Menu, Buggrubs 10% Discount Offer, More companies to support, BOB-A Bug-Out Boat, The Midimax 10% Discount Offer, Prepare, Prepare, Prepare NOW, Further companies to support, Thoughts on Urban Survival, Escape & Evade Wrist compass Review, Unusual Ways of Water Purification, Ebola the Risks and the Mis-Information?

The Wilderness Gathering
The Wilderness Gathering is an event that offers you not only great things to learn from the top survival and bushcraft experts around, it gives you the opportunity to re-connect with old friends and make many more too.
This year was no exception and it was great to see Roger, Dom, Ash, Kermit, Charles, Fiona, Ashley, Bob, Peter, John, Ian, Tony, Chris, and the food and drinks guy’s.
If I have left you out sorry but it is the result of too much Somerset Cider.
A big thanks to Sean without whom I would not have been able to get around at all.
It was an honour to be asked to give a talk on prepping and there was a good crowd that came to listen.
Judging by the comments afterwards it went down very well and the audience enjoyed it.
I would very much like to thank Roger, Dom and their team for the tremendous work they put in to make the WG such an awesome event.

The CRT Mini Export (8 Watt) Mobile Multi Standard CB radio.
This is an Ideal beginner’s radio.
The radio is Compact and with only the basic functions needed for simple two way communication.
This radio is ready for the change in July 2014 when AM mode of operation is allowed on CEPT (mid band) frequencies
Multi standard so you can use it all over Europe.
 80 Channels
Mode: AM/FM
4 pin Mic socket in front panel
Blue Display Channel
AM/FM selector
Volume button
Manual squelch
Direct Access Channel 9 and 19
RX/TX led
UP/DOWN button
Internal loudspeaker
Jack plug for external speaker
Mounting bracket
Power lead
26.965Mhz to 27.405Mhz CEPT
27.60125Mhz to 27.99125Mhz UK
Multiple Bands
8 Watts Output Power
AM/FM Operation
Size APP 150x140x41mm
This is the CB radio for the beginner, is has AM and FM and an 8watt output. It is very simple to set up and use and will provide you with post SHTF communications for free.
Ok the usual transmission distance is between 5 and say 20 miles but today on the A61 between Harrogate and Ripon I was talking to Joshua 0171 in Valentia Spain. As the saying goes the skip was right at the time.
CB radios are free to use and you do not need a licence or even need to register it. As long as you have a method for recharging a car battery then you will have all the power you need to send and receive messages.
This in very basic terms is how to operate a Citizens band or CB radio. Citizens band radios provide safety and company on the road, and can be more reliable than cell phones. In order to operate a CB radio you will need a CB radio, familiarity with 10 codes and a pseudonym. You should follow the steps:
Tune into one of the 40 channels. Chanel 19 is the preferred drivers/calling channel used by truckers and channel 9 is the emergency channel. The CB’s range is 5 to 20 miles depending on time weather and location. You may occasionally pick up skip conversations from 100’s or even 1000’s of miles away as I did today
Make sure the mic control is set to maximum listen for a break in the conversation to press the microphone transmission button and say break to let people know you are using the channel. Listen for clearance and begin speaking.
Tip: use the signal meter to gauge reception and distance.
Familiarize yourself with CB jargon including the many 10 codes which are abbreviations used by CB operators i.e 10-4 means affirmative; 10-2 means receiving well; 10-3 means stop transmitting. Create a handle or on air pseudonym i.e. “the wingman”.
Keep your communications brief. Close transmissions by taking your thumb off of the microphone button.
Turn the squelch knob up to cut off the noise from a channel that’s not transmitting. The more you turn it up however the more stations you will lose starting with the most distant.
I will be starting a prepping/survival/CB radio page on FB and I will be organising training events to not only test you’re prepping and survival skills but comms as well.
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How to survive a Pandemic
I believe that the only way to protect myself and my family from becoming infected during a flu pandemic or other virus type pandemic for example Ebola is to take the same precautions that we would take to protect us from an NBC threat or as it is known today CBRN attack, accident or event.
In other words, you will have to seal yourself into your shelter that means windows, doors, chimneys, sky lights and any other openings to the outside world.
If you are a prepper then you have a chance depending on the extent of your preps, knowledge and skills.
If you are not a prepper then quite simply you and your family will die within a month.
I say this because without water you have up to 3 days to live and without food you have up to 3 weeks to live.
Now depending on the time of year many will die of hypothermia and well as heat stroke, because without water and food our bodies will not function and will therefore succumb to these temperature extremes.
But even if you manage to survive this then imagine having no more access to medical attention, to medications that we all take for granted today.
I mean how will people deal with no toilet facilities or water in the system at all. No heating, lighting or cooking facilities.
With no telephone, computers or mobiles how will people manage and keep in touch.
What happens when the bin men stop collecting our rubbish, can we deal with the smell alone and what about dead cats and dogs just lying around or as a worst case scenario even dead human bodies on our streets, imagine the spread of disease and that smell too.
The shops and supermarkets will be emptied their shelves will never be filled again I ask you what will you eat then?
How will you and your family survive?
It has been said that as a population in the UK we are only 9 meals from anarchy I think it is actually less than that.
Now combine that with a fast spreading pandemic and you have the worst nightmare you can ever imagine.
Pet dogs will form wild dog packs scavenging and running down other domestic animals and possibly even humans.
I know as I have seen this happen at the end of the season in Corfu when I lived there, when dogs who had only survived the holiday season by being fed in the restaurants by the holidaymakers who consider them to be cute.
As the season drew to an end these dogs began sorting out the pack order and began roaming for food, it appeared that the dogs had timed the birth of their puppies to coincide with the holiday season. This was a learned response but meant that in the winter months there was not enough food for all of them.
The farmers had to shoot and poison these wild dog packs as they were taking goats and other farm animals.
Now combine these packs of wild hungry dogs with the amount of human bodies that would lie unburied for some time and you have a Zombie type disaster with whatever the pandemic is being spread at every bite.
I really feel that bugging-in would be the best choice, in fact the only choice and that is where your preps come it, have you got any? Have you got enough?
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The TaskOne Review
Protection with function. TaskOne G3 is the ultimate iPhone case for the outdoorsman, gadget lover or handyman.

Built with aircraft aluminium and tough polycarbonate, the TaskOne G3 provides 22 different tools as well as 2 kickstands and a universal mount for attaching reciprocating saw blades. Large, aluminium buttons make tools more accessible and convenient to use.
Thicker, stronger U-bands not only provide more protection for your phone, but also a sturdier grip for when you need your tools. New modifications allow the bottle opener, Allen wrench and knife to be locked in place during use and in storage.

The new TaskOne G3 will come in all black with a choice of silicone-rubber accents. The new silicone accents add more than just style, they also provide bump and shock protection.
The TaskOne G3 transforms what it means to be a phone case.
That’s OK but how does it operate, in other words is it any good?
Firstly please watch the video that comes with it and you will informed unlike yours truly who attempted to review it without doing so, silly me.
Protection with function. TaskOne G3 is the ultimate protective case for your smartphone.
Built with aircraft aluminium and tough polycarbonate, the TaskOne G3 provides 22 stainless steel tools built right into a tough aluminium and polycarbonate enclosure, why choose a boring, useless case when you can have protection AND function with TaskOne G3. Large, aluminium buttons give you easy access to the tools.
Polycarbonate, aluminium and silicone rubber U-bands provide superior protection for your phone. The Stainless Steel tools give you access to everything you need at a moment's notice.

Tools included in the TaskOne G3:
2.5" Knife with serrations
1.8" saw blade
Pliers with wire cutters and 3-6mm Hex screw cut outs
5" ruler (1/8" graduations)
6 Allen wrenches (1/16", 2.5, 3, 4, 5, 6mm)
Dual spoke wrenches
Wire stripper
Small and large flathead screwdrivers
Phillips screwdriver
Universal reciprocating saw-blade mount
Dual landscape and portrait kickstands
Bottle opener
If you have an Iphone then this is the ultimate accessary for you, as by carrying your phone around with you, you will always have a set of tools to help you out when needed. I have to say that it does impress me a lot however I would like to see a survival version with an LED and a magnesium rod.
But that is just my, and this is not a survival version, but what I would classify as for everyday use in an urban setting and that is no bad thing.
Just imaging a multi-Tool that you can also use to call someone how good would that be?
Tasty Survival Meals
For those who are new to prepping and survival I will not overweigh you with too much information in one go
But I suggest that you get organised and think logically.
Don't go to the supermarket and buy 500 lbs of rice and beans and nothing else because you have run out of money.
You should start with what you actually like to eat most and plan to survive on that, just write down the meals you normally have each week or month
I will use my family as an example, there are 4 of us in our household and here are some of our favourite foods and some meals that I make every week or two. 
The following is an example of dinner menus:
1.   Spaghetti, garlic bread, parmesan cheese.
2.   Beef Stroganoff and mashed potatoes
3.   Sweet and Sour chicken, rice or chips
4.   Chile with beans, mashed potatoes or rice
5.   Beef Stew mashed potatoes and veg
6.   Tuna, rice and cheese casserole
7.   Pork Curry with Apples, Rice
8.   Pork chops potatoes and veg
9.   Ham egg and chips
10. Chicken thighs tinned tomatoes and cream casserole
11. Homemade beef burgers chips
12. Homemade game stew
13. Homemade chilli con-carne
14. Slow cooker lamb
The above are not written in stone for us.  We can switch our menu for similar menus like - making beef burgundy instead of stroganoff.
Or chicken and rice casserole instead of sweet and sour chicken.  You get the idea.
I will have the same meats but made in a different way in case we tire of the same meal every 2 weeks.   I may make chilli mince instead of beef burgers in the winter Mexican lasagne is also an alternative.   
Tired of spaghetti?  Try lasagne or stuffed pasta shells. 
If you want a meatless meal each week then have vegetable soup, spaghetti marinara, red beans and rice, or just a good salad.  The ideas are endless.
Look through different cookbooks and find interesting recipes.  Most recipes can be converted to food storage recipes.   
Deep fried chicken, medium or rare steaks, and the like will be hard to get or make in post collapse because they require fresh meats and we are not going to have those things at that time. 
You may be able to raise chickens or rabbits where you live and then you can have the deep fried chicken or rabbit.
I also will not have fresh milk.  I will have powdered milk so I will be making yogurt, yogurt cheese, cottage cheese, and fresh farmer’s style cheese from powdered milk.   
I will store parmesan for the first year and have some canned cheeses and powdered cheddar cheese for that first year as well.  All these things I will cover later. Now let’s make a menu for 7 breakfasts:
Pancakes with syrup and dried reconstituted fruit.
Scrambled eggs and toast with Orange Drink
Poached eggs and toast
Sausage, cheese, omelette with toast
Oatmeal with apples and brown sugar and cinnamon
Mushroom omelette and Orange drink
Homemade muesli with Orange drink
Now for your midday meal.   
You may be eating it at night because of lack of power.  You could cook the large meal in a solar oven if you have one and you should have a rocket stove or propane burner to hopefully fill in on bad weather days.
Back to the light supper or lunch in the evening.   
Think about it, this is the healthier way to eat anyway.  Leftovers will need to be eaten up in the evening because of poor or no refrigeration (if there are power cuts).
Leftovers of what you had for your big meal or Dinner....
Tuna Sandwiches
Peanut butter sandwiches
Soup and crackers
Ham sandwiches
Chicken salad/sandwiches
In the summer if you can grow gardens and this is when you should be eating salads with dried fruit and leftover meats or beans in them.
These are just some ideas.  There are many others.  You may want to make up some beef burgers for a treat or grill some vegetables to serve with cheese and bread. 
Your personal tastes and creativity are not limited to my ideas.  Just start thinking every time you make a meal for your family, "Could I have made this with food storage?"  You will start thinking about what you will need to start storing.
Take the normal ingredient amounts and multiply times 8 for a 3.1/2 month supply of once per 2 weeks for that particular meal.   
Write those ingredients and amounts down in your list, notebook or wherever you will be keeping your info.
Example:  For a 3.1/2 month supply take 8 times the amount of the item needed for that recipe because that will give you the amount you need to have for cooking it every 2 weeks.
Spaghetti - 1 pint of home canned ground beef,                               8 pints
1 jar of mushroom spaghetti sauce,                  8 cans
1 can of diced tomatoes                                                 8 cans
1 teaspoon of garlic powder                                          8 tsp.
1 teaspoon of dried basil                                               8 tsp.
4 tablespoons of parmesan cheese                                32 tbsp.
A packet of spaghetti                                                        8 packets
Now you do this with every recipe and then add up the ingredients and you will have what you need to buy or can or dry your foods for your food storage. 
For instance I plan to use ground beef at least 3 times each 2 week period so I will need 24 pints of ground beef.  I hope this is clear and understandable. 
I have to say of course that although these meals are exactly what you want and need as you will have chosen them, their ingredients will have to change due to perhaps the lack of power or the lack of the ingredients themselves.
Start out with your menus like above and then we can work on it together if you need help.   
Happy Prepping! You are on your way to becoming self-sufficient one step at a time!
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The Breathing Mobile Washer Review
Product Overview
It is lightweight and made from durable plastics with a sturdy wooden handle - it will not rust away ever. 
Easy to dismantle and reassemble for packing or stowing - portable washing system!
Powerful cleaning action - pushes AND pulls waster through the clothing - will actually pull out residual detergent left by electric washers!
Gentle on fabric, controlled agitation and easy to use
Sturdy enough for large items (Comforters, Sleeping bags, rugs and blankets)
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The Food for a Survival Camping Menu
When preparing for a survival exercise, the food chosen for the menu should reflect the trip's nature. Being on the menu doesn't mean a lack of creativity!
When a person is first learning about survival, they may wish to experience things directly. This is fine of course, but should be taken slowly. Some things can be learned at home in the back yard, while others are best learned in the field. 
Since a survival exercise is a great way to learn skills in a controlled environment, this may be a great way to get started.
Early on, the would-be survivalist is not likely to be able to hunt, gather and scrounge the food they would need, assuming they can even yet identify it. 
At the very least, doing so will leave less time for honing other skills such as shelter building and fire starting. Because of this, it may be wise for the survivalist group or individual to simulate the food found in a survival diet amid the woods with store-bought items carried in.
A menu should be tailored to the time of year a person will be camping in and needs to take into consideration factors such as time to be spent on this camping trip and safe storage needs.
The food choices should also befit the nature of a survival situation. Cuts of beef are not likely to be common to a survival situation, though deer meat might suffice for those more advanced. Similarly, apples in the spring or strawberries in the fall are probably an unlikely find.
Leafy greens are great for a spring or summer menu, as are items such as asparagus and green onions. Berries are usually good if they are in season at the time of year the trip will be taken. 
Autumn trips are great for root vegetables, fruits such as apples as they can be found wild. Nuts and grains are abundant in the autumn as well, so including them is a great option. 
Adjust the menu to the survival diet typical of that time of year.
Meats that are good choices include small game birds, fish and small mammals such as rabbit if they can be obtained. Small animals are far more likely to be eaten by a more advanced survival camper, as they are plentiful and easier to catch. 
They are also less wasteful. Eggs are also another protein that can be readily found in a survival situation in many parts of the world.
There are any number of combinations, based largely on what the person organizing the survival camping trip can find available. If it is hard to get some more logical items, there is no shame in bringing food items that would not normally be in season. 
The point isn’t to perfectly mimic the diet of a survival situation, but rather to force the person camping to think about what they have and how to use it. Working without seasonings alone is a major shift for many.
Part of the learning curve is in deciding how best to prepare the food so that nothing is wasted and everything is edible. Enclosing them in foil or roasting things over a spit is fine for a new survival camper. 
The more advanced may wish to try cooking on live coals, baking in mud or using hot rocks in interesting ways. Though the menu is simple, ingenuity can create a wide variety of meals with the same ingredients.
Obviously these foods are low impact even if those doing the survival camping are also harvesting from the wild to augment the meal. It does however mean that they must prepare ahead of time, working out the menus by day and deciding what must be bought and brought. 
Specialty shops may have unusual grains that are wilder in nature. Most supermarkets have game lines when in season to serve in place of a wild bird. 
Fish might be obtained from a reputable seafood market, allowing for whole trout or other such varieties.
Many of the vegetables found in a supermarket can serve as stand-ins for their wild cousins. Get creative and be watching what is common to your area. Also look into farmer’s markets that sometimes sell unusual items that are native to the area and may have been gathered wild.
There is also of course the mail order option on food such as grains. Thinking creatively here will serve well for the creativity needed for survival camping.
As the person learns more about survival cooking techniques and plant identification, it will be possible to expand the options greatly from the simple foods found on the basic menu. 
It will also ensure a minimal impact on the area where the survival camping occurs.
Planning a menu such as this ensures that distractions thanks to the lack of food are not a primary worry while one is still learning the most basic aspects.
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BOB-A Bug-Out Boat
One survival option I have considered over the last year is planning to bug out in my boat. 
Within the survival prepping community there are two major camps, the bug-out doctrine and the bug-out doctrine.
Needless to say each has many variations and are highly tailorable to personal needs and available options. 
I think for many families the bug-in doctrine is preferable, for solo young men probably the bug out.
Being a young lad in the 80’s with minimal financial resources, I was mostly prone to bug out prepping, with the focus largely on skills (as I had a lack of gear or resources to acquire gear). 
Now as an old git l, I face the prospect of seeing my family exist in a growing police state, one where what my children eat, are taught, and medicated would be controlled by the state.
For many of us who see the writing on the wall and are desperate to secure a viable future for our family, there is a perception that any survival prep would be woefully inadequate to sustain a family. 
Of course, the perception of an insurmountable barrier to providing for your family is merely that, a perception in my opinion.
In reality, we can all take small steps to become providers for our families. As I own a boat I continue to ask myself the same question over and over again, will it work, as a BOB=bug-out-boat, I would like to share an option that began as an exotic fascination that may perhaps grow into a viable survival option.
A more detailed analysis could go in depth into the various nuances of boats and how they can be tailored to nearly any survival need, but I think as an introductory analysis it should be approached as simply as possible to encourage feedback and discussion. 
Let’s analyse how a boat can provide the basic essentials for survival: shelter, water, power, and food.
The first requirement would be a shelter. Living aboard a sailboat is not something that is difficult or even out of the ordinary. 
There are many liveaboards in the UK already. Some live year round in their boat, only occasionally sailing to holiday destinations.
Others live on board with the intention of sailing every available weekend. As a survival option the boat can be much cheaper than purchasing a house or land, offers superb mobility, and is as self-contained as any homestead.
A boat for living aboard, roughly 30 to 40 feet can be very reasonably acquired in a sailing condition for around 2,000 to £5,000. 
Sailboats, boats, sometimes get a bad rap for being a money pit that requires more money to operate than should be required. I believe this is a common misconception from individuals who buy boats just like that fourth or fifth car, to use ‘every now and then.’
Then complain when the motor has problems after not being maintained or run for six months. 
A boat is just like any other vehicle or piece of property; it should be maintained and used to have utility. Using a boat as a home would help ensure that needed repairs and maintenance are kept up.
Liveaboards who come from homes on shore to live on the sea, report that boat maintenance is not beyond the scope of home repair on land. 
There are certain things that should be done yearly (cleaning the hull and boat bottom) and some every few months (motor check), not unlike a home. 
The ability to be truly mobile is probably the biggest advantage a boat has to a homestead. 
Is Government coming for your food stores? Do you have ‘too many guns,’ according to the houses of treason? The adage ‘fight or flight’ comes to mind.
Of course many would like to think that fight is the superior option, who doesn’t like to be Rambo sometimes? But in reality, with a family in a world of uncertainty I believe the flight option offers the best security and preservation of lifestyle. 
Should an unacceptable scenario occur where you would fear for your family or lifestyle, one can always untie in the middle of the night and motor/sail for the Scottish islands.
The second requirement is water. Water procurement and purification is probably the premier survival issue in 99% of situations. 
On a boat: water, water everywhere…. Water procurement would be the easy part, one would just need to take care to only fill tanks with (purified) seawater from offshore, and not near major ports or sea lanes.
The purification and storage are the possible problems. To convert seawater into drinkable water, a boat must be equipped with a reverse osmosis system (referred to as watermakers). 
Watermakers do not run cheap and should not be considered lightly, as with any water filtration system. The ability to turn seawater into clean drinking water provides an almost unlimited supply of the basic necessity of life.
A basic watermaker system for a sailboat will likely cost anywhere from £3,000 to £5,000. I consider this as a necessary upgrade to any boat and should be included in the final cost analysis of a survival boat. 
Of course in addition to the ability to purify the water, the ability to hold it is important. All liveaboard boats have clean water holding tanks that range in size from 25 to 75 gallons. 
For drinking and cooking this is plenty of water storage for almost a week. To keep the watermaker working, a power source is needed.
Generating power on a boat is no different than any other off grid power system. The bonus that boats have out of the box against a homestead is that they have a fossil fuel generator included in the function of the motor. 
With a battery bank, this is enough to power most needs during a short trip.
Similar to onshore off grid systems you can (and probably should) supplement the generator with solar and wind power generation. 
Wind and solar generators are a familiar sight on boats and liveaboards, the prices for such systems can vary widely, but take the same approach one would take with an onshore off grid system.
One must gauge their own power usage and tailor a system to meet those needs. One concern is those with high power needs would not have the space for the requisite battery bank to provide. 
Those with low power concerns could find a boat very attractive. Expect similar costs and concerns with power generation for a boat in comparison to a bug-out location.
The final requirement for a boat is food. Food is a mixed bag for survival minded liveaboards and motor cruisers. The limited storage space creates a problem for individuals who are keen to store much of their food. 
This can be countered though by the relative availability of fish from the sea and fresh produce (often cheaper than on the UK mainland) from many cruising destinations. 
As a fisherman and lover of fresh produce, I am more inclined to take the latter option stored. Now given the smaller space on the ship you would need to acquire and use fishing, cleaning, and cooking skills.
This is another important skill useful in many survival situations, remember practice makes perfect. 
The predominant cooling method in boats is the tried and tested ice box method of our grandfathers, still requiring physical ice to cool the box. 
I believe this would be a better option in a grid down scenario, where power becomes a premium.
Coming from the bug out survival doctrine, this is not a huge change from the skills based food acquisition requirements for bugging out. 
The food requirement would require the least amount of initial investment but perhaps the most amount of skills investment.
After considering the four basic essentials for survival and the ability of a boat to provide adequately, I believe the boat should be considered a viable and worthy survival option to many along the costs of the nation, and especially for those with boats moored inland on our extensive river and canal system.
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Prepare, Prepare, Prepare NOW
Today, millions of Britons say that they believe that the United Kingdom is on the verge of a major economic collapse and will soon be entering another Great Depression.   
But only a small percentage of those same people are prepared for that to happen. 
The sad truth is that the vast majority of Brits would last little more than a month on what they have stored up in their homes.  Most of us are so used to running out to the supermarket for whatever we need that we never even stop to consider what would happen if suddenly we were not able to do that. 
Already the UK economy is starting to stumble about like a drunken teenager.  All it would take for the entire UK to resemble East London after the bombers had left would be for a major war, a terror attack, a deadly pandemic or a massive natural disaster to strike at just the right time and push the teetering UK economy over the edge. 
So just how would you survive if you suddenly could not rely on the huge international corporate giants to feed, clothe and supply you and your family?   
Do you have a plan?
Unless you already live in a cave or you are a complete and total mindless follower of the establishment media, you should be able to see very clearly that our society is more vulnerable now than it ever has been.   
This year there have been an unprecedented number of large earthquakes around the world and volcanoes all over the globe are awakening and don’t forget the massive flooding we have seen.
You can just take a look at what has happened in Haiti and in Iceland to see how devastating a natural disaster can be.  Not only that, but we have a world that is full of lunatics in positions of power, and if one of them decides to set off a nuclear, chemical or biological weapon in a major city it could paralyze an entire region. 
War could erupt in the Middle East at literally any moment, and if it does the price of oil will double or triple (at least) and there is the possibility that much of the entire world could be drawn into the conflict.
Scientists tell us that a massive high-altitude EMP (electromagnetic pulse) blast could send large portions of the Northern hemisphere back to the Stone Age in an instant.   
In addition, there is the constant threat that the outbreak of a major viral pandemic (such as what happened with the 1918 Spanish Flu) could kill tens of millions of people around the globe and paralyze the economies of the world.
But even without all of that, the truth is that the UK and the EU economy is going to collapse.  So just think of what will happen if one (or more) of those things does happen on top of all the economic problems that we are having.
Are you prepared? 
The following is a list of 20 things you and your family will need to survive when the economy totally collapses and the next Great Depression begins....
Storable Food
Food is going to instantly become one of the most valuable commodities in existence in the event of an economic collapse.   
If you do not have food you are not going to survive. 
Most UK families would not last much longer than a month on what they have in their house right now, in fact I would say that many would be dead by then anyway..  So what about you?   
If disaster struck right now, how long could you survive on what you have? 
The truth is that we all need to start storing up food.  If you and your family run out of food, you will suddenly find yourselves competing with the hordes of hungry people who are looting the stores and roaming the streets looking for something to eat.
Of course you can grow your own food, but that is going to take time.  So you need to have enough food stored up until the food that you plant has time to grow.  But if you have not stored up any seeds you might as well forget it.  When the economy totally collapses, the remaining seeds will disappear very quickly.   
So if you think that you are going to need seeds, now is the time to get them.
Clean Water
Most people can survive for a number of weeks without food, but without water you will die in just a few days, try going without water for 24hrs, I have and I did not like it.  So where would you get water if the water suddenly stopped flowing out of your taps?   
Do you have a plan?  Is there an abundant supply of clean water near your home? Would you be able to boil water if you need to? OH1 and by the way you will need to.
Besides storing water and figuring out how you are going to gather water if society breaks down, another thing to consider is water purification tablets.  The water you are able to gather during a time of crisis may not be suitable for drinking.  So you may find that water purification tablets come in very, very handy.
You can't sleep on the streets, can you?  Well, some people will be able to get by living on the streets, but the vast majority of us will need some form of shelter to survive for long.  So what would you do if you and your family lost your home or suddenly were forced from your home?   
Where would you go?
The best thing to do is to come up with several plans.  Do you have relatives that you can bunk with in case of emergency?  Do you own a tent and sleeping bags if you had to rough it?  If one day everything hits the fan and you and your family have to "bug out" somewhere, where would that be?   
Warm Clothing
If you plan to survive for long in a nightmare economic situation, you are probably going to need some warm, functional clothing.  If you live in a cold climate, this is going to mean storing up plenty of blankets and cold weather clothes.  If you live in an area where it rains a lot, you will need to be sure to store up some rain gear. 
If you think you may have to survive outdoors in an emergency situation, make sure that you and your family have something warm to put on your heads.  Someday after the economy has collapsed and people are scrambling to survive, a lot of folks are going to end up freezing to death. 
In fact, in the coldest areas it is actually possible to freeze to death in your own home.  Don't let that happen to you.
An Axe
Staying along the theme of staying warm, you may want to consider investing in a good axe.  In the event of a major emergency, gathering firewood will be a priority.  Without a good tool to cut the wood with that will be much more difficult.
Lighters or Matches
You will also want something to start a fire with.  If you can start a fire, you can cook food, you can boil water and you can stay warm.  So in a true emergency situation, how do you plan to start a fire?  By rubbing sticks together?   
Now is the time to put away a supply of lighters or matches so that you will be prepared when you really need them, and just to be sure please include a fire steel.
In addition, you may want to consider storing up a good supply of candles.  Candles come in quite handy whenever the electricity goes out, and in the event of a long-term economic nightmare we will all see why our forefathers relied on candles so much.
Hiking Boots or Comfortable Shoes
When you ask most people to list things necessary for survival, this is not the first or the second thing that comes to mind.  But having hiking boots or very comfortable and functional shoes will be absolutely critical. 
You may very well find yourself in a situation where you and your family must walk everywhere you want to go.  So how far do you think you will get in high heels?  You will want footwear that you would feel comfortable walking in for hours if necessary. 
You will also want footwear that will last a long time, because when the economy truly collapses you may not be able to run out to the shoe store and get what you need at that point.
A Torch and/or Lantern
When the power goes off in your home, what is the first thing that you grab?  Just think about it.  A Torch or a lantern of course.  In a major emergency, a torch or a lantern is going to be a necessity - especially if you need to go anywhere at night.
Solar powered or "wind up" torches or lanterns will probably be best during a long-term emergency.  If you have battery-powered units you will want to begin storing up lots and lots of batteries.  
A Radio
If a major crisis does hit the UK, what will you and your family want?  Among other things, you will all want to know what in the world is going on.  A radio can be an invaluable tool for keeping up with the news.
Once again, solar powered or "wind up" radios will probably work best for the long term.  A battery-powered until would work as well - but only for as long as your batteries are able to last.
Communication Equipment
When things really hit the fan you are going to want to communicate with your family and friends.  You will also want to be able to contact an ambulance or law enforcement if necessary.   
Having an emergency mobile phone is great, but it may or may not work during a time of crisis.   
The Internet also may or may not be available.  Be sure to have a plan (whether it be high-tech or low-tech) for staying in communication with others during a major emergency.
A Swiss Army Knife
If you have ever owned a Swiss Army knife you probably already know how incredibly handy they can be.  It can be a very valuable and versatile tool.  In a true survival situation, a Swiss Army knife can literally do dozens of different things for you.  Make sure that you have at least one stored up for emergencies.
Personal Hygiene Items
While these may not be absolute "essentials", the truth is that life will get very unpleasant very quickly without them.  For example, what would you do without toilet paper?  Just think about it.  Imagine that you just finished your last roll of toilet paper and now you can't get any more.   
What would you do?
The truth is that soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste, shampoo, toilet paper and other hygiene products are things that we completely take for granted in society today.  So what would happen if we could not go out and buy them any longer?
A First Aid Kit and Other Medical Supplies
On a more serious note, you may not be able to access a hospital or a doctor during a major crisis.  In your survival supplies, be absolutely certain that you have a good first aid kit and any other medical supplies that you think you may need, and don’t forget any prescription medicine
Extra Fuel
There may come a day when fuel is rationed or is simply not available at all.  If that happens, how will you get around?  Be certain to have some extra fuel stored away just in case you find yourself really needing to get somewhere someday.
A Sewing Kit
If you were not able to run out and buy new clothes for you and your family, what would you do?  Well, you would want to repair the clothes that you have and make them last as long as possible.  Without a good sewing kit that will be very difficult to do.
Self-Defence Equipment
Whether it is pepper spray to fend off wild animals or something more "robust" to fend off wild humans, millions of us will one day be thankful that they have something to defend themselves with.
A Compass and a Map
In the event of a major emergency, you and your family may find yourselves having to be on the move.  If you are in a wilderness area, it will be very hard to tell what direction you are heading without a compass and a map.  It is always a good idea to have at least one compass stored up.
A Hiking Backpack
If you and your family suddenly have to "bug out", what will you carry all of your survival supplies in?  Having a good hiking backpack or "survival bag" for everyone in your family is extremely important.  If something happened in the city where you live and you suddenly had to "go", what would you put your most important stuff in?   
How would you carry it all if you had to travel by foot?  These are very important things to think about.
A Community
During a long-term crisis, it is those who are willing to work together that will have the best chance of making it.  Whether it is your family, your friends, a church or a local group of people that you know, make sure that you have some people that you can rely on and work together with in the event that everything hits the fan.  Loners are going to have a really hard time of surviving for long.
A Backup Plan
Lastly, it is always, always, always important to have a backup plan for everything.
If someone comes in and steals all the food that you have stored up, what are you going to do?
If travel is restricted and you can't get to your "bug out" location immediately do you have a Plan B?
If you have built your house into an impregnable survival fortress but circumstances force you to leave do you have an alternate plan?
The truth is that crisis situations rarely unfold just as we envision.  It is important to be flexible and to be ready with backup plans when disaster strikes.
You don't want to end up like the folks in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.  You don't want to have to rely on the government to take care of you if something really bad happens.
I do not about here in the UK but for example right now the U.S. strategic grain reserve contains only enough wheat to make half a loaf of bread for each of the approximately 300 million people in the United States.
How long do you think that is going to last?
Now is the time to get ready.
Now is the time to prepare.
The UK economy is going to collapse and incredibly hard times are coming.
Will you be able to survive when it happens?
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The BodyGard also includes a sonic alarm (to attract attention and ward-off a would-be attacker), LED flashlight, and distress flasher (a bright red flashing light).

The BodyGard is compact and smartly attaches to your keychain so it's within reach during an emergency. You owe it to yourself and to your family to carry a BodyGard.
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Thoughts on Urban Survival
As a part of my unforeseen disaster event preparation, I have taken a good look at the Bug out Bag essentials to build a packing list for a basic set of survival gear.  
However, to be truly well prepared you will want to tailor your survival kit to your surroundings.  For example, someone from a highly urbanized area will have different needs from someone living in a more rural area.  So let’s look at some urban survival gear to add to your Bug out Bag contents that will customize it into a self-sufficient urban survival kit. 
Urban Survival Kit
Bug out situations that occur in urban areas have a number of unique factors to consider when building your Bug out Bag packing list.  These urban survival factors include: Having to deal with building debris and glass in the wake of the disaster event.
Increased likelihood of opportunities to scavenge water and food from abandoned buildings
Possibility of finding supply caches in abandoned buildings – looting is not endorsed by me but post SHTF if abandoned supplies mean the difference between life and death, go for it
You will have an increased likelihood of encountering humans – This can be both good and bad based on the disposition of the people encountered and how you handle the situation.  Other survivors can be bartered with and be valuable sources for information as well as dangerous criminals.  Always approach them with caution in mind.
You will have less need for emergency shelter as there should be many buildings around and debris available to put a shelter together if need be.
Some urban survival gear that will help you deal with these factors:
Crow bar/pry bar – For scavenging and removing barriers and debris as well as hammering out glass.  The Ka Bar – Becker is an excellent choice for this as it is compact and can smash and pry as well as cut as the situation requires.  
Work Gloves – If you have to break glass or move debris these will save your hands and keep you working and moving much longer.  These can be picked up in any hardware store.
Dust Mask – If there are collapsed buildings in your area this will protect your lungs from airborne debris particles.  These can also be picked up in any hardware shop.
Permanent Marker – The nature of the urban environment will give you opportunities to leave markings or notes for yourselves or others in your party.
Can opener – In an urban survival situation there will be many more opportunities to scavenge food than in a rural locality.  A can opener will enable you to easily access preserved food that you come across.
Metal Spork – Scavenged food will need a way to get to your mouth.
Should I have a weapon in my urban survival kit?
Encountering unfriendly people can be an unpleasant scenario and is best thought through as a part of your survival preparation.  
Would you plan on talking your way out?  
Does bribing an unfriendly party with cash or goods seem like the best option to you?  
These may be the preferable option for some people and it is the kind of thing that you should trust your gut instinct with.  
However, if a situation does devolve into fight or flight you are best served by considering self-defence as a part of planning your overall survival tactics and Bug out Bag contents.  
If you do choose to carry a weapon with you or repurpose a piece of urban survival gear such as the above mentioned Ka Bar you should choose to implement one that you are familiar with and able to use.  
If you have never held a gun before, you are probably better off not having one.  If you aren’t confident with a knife, use something else.  
Go with something you have confidence in whether it be marker spray or another option.  
But remember once you are committed to a course of action then you must go for it 100%.
Escape & Evade Wrist compass Review
The Escape & Evade® Wrist Compass provides the wearer with a convenient way to get immediate bearings and move out. Designed to be worn on a watch band or other wrist band (not included), but also able to be hung from a paracord lanyard. The flip-top housing protects the compass, and also keeps it in a non-reflective carrying capacity when not used.

The Grade AA cushion-mounted compass is liquid filled, and remains luminous after exposure to sunlight, or even from a red lens micro LED. Submersible and water resistant. A great backup to traditional compasses, GPS, and watch compasses that use power and calibration to function. Get one on and get moving.
Grade AA
Protective flip-top shell
Able to be worn on a lanyard
Cushion-mounted compass is liquid-filled
Fits most sports watchbands
Working temperature range of -20 degrees F to 120 degrees F
Water resistant to 100 ft (30 m)
Made in the USA
I have tried this compass against a Silva and also my watch compass and it is accurate to a fault, I really love it.
I have not been down to 30ft with it yet but it still works having been left underwater overnight so that is good enough for me.
Unusual Ways of Water Purification
There is a cheap and easy way for any community in the developed (or underdeveloped) world to purify their water. The peels of some of the most widely consumed fruits in the world are remarkably efficient at absorbing a wide variety of harmful pollutants, including heavy metals, and they can be transformed into effective water filters with only minor preparation.
Minced banana peels could be used repeatedly to purify water contaminated by industrial plants and farms — up to 11 times — and still be effective. Banana Peel Applied to the Solid Phase Extraction of Copper and Lead from River Water: Preconcentration of Metal Ions with a Fruit Waste they also noted the very low cost of banana peels and the fact there is no need to prepare them chemically for the water purification procedure.
Runoff from farms, and industrial wastes can all put heavy metals, such as lead and copper, into waterways. Heavy metals can have adverse health and environmental effects.
Current methods of removing heavy metals from water are expensive, and some substances used in the process are toxic themselves.
Compounds in banana peels contain atoms of nitrogen, sulphur and organic compounds such as carboxylic acids. These acids are charged such that their negatively charged electron pairs are exposed, meaning they can bind with metals in the water that usually have a positive charge.
An easy, cheap way for a rural community in the developing world and those bugged out to purify their water. Apple and tomato peels — two of the most widely consumed fruits in the world — are remarkably efficient at absorbing a wide variety of harmful pollutants, and that they could be transformed into effective water filters with only minor preparation.
You begin by peeling your apples and tomatoes and placing them in a rubbing alcohol solution and letting them soak. Next, remove the peels and let them dry out. Once they’re thoroughly desiccated, simply place the peels in a container of water and wait. After a few hours, remove the peels from the water and it’s ready to drink.
The apple and tomato peels together were reliable absorbents of toxic heavy metal ions, dissolved organic and inorganic chemicals, various nanoparticles, dyes and pesticides.
Solar disinfection of water combined with almost any type of citrus is very effective at reducing dangerous E. coli levels, however limes seem to work best. A recent study published by the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine found that adding limes to water that is being disinfected by the sun speeds up the disinfection process.
The preliminary results of this study show solar disinfection of water combined with citrus could be effective at greatly reducing E. coli levels in just 30 minutes, a treatment time on par with boiling and other household water treatment methods.
In addition, the 30 millilitres of juice per 2 litres of water amounts to about one-half lime per bottle, a quantity that will likely not be prohibitively expensive or create an unpleasant flavour.”
Please note that these methods do not remove all pathogens from the water, just a wide variety of pollutants, so you shouldn’t use it as an all-encompassing water purifier.
Ebola the Risks and the Mis-Information?
The Public Health England website states
Risk to people in the UK
No Ebola cases have ever occurred amongst people returning to the UK from Africa, and it is unlikely that any such cases will occur in this outbreak. However, the incubation period of Ebola virus ranges from 2 to 21 days, and so whilst unlikely, it is possible that a person infected in Guinea, Liberia or Sierra Leone could arrive in the UK before developing symptoms.
For this reason, travellers returning from affected areas who have symptoms such as fever, headache, sore throat and general malaise within three weeks of their return should seek rapid medical attention, and inform the healthcare professional of their recent travel to West Africa.
Sorry but this is not good enough at all, as an infected person would have spread the disease to a plane full of innocent passengers and no-one would know for up to 21 days, plus their family, friends and the rest of us.
Why is travel from the infected area not prohibited at least for 21 days as this would elevate the risk?
We hear that 40,000 or 50,000 suspected people are being confined by the military to prevent the spread of Ebola outside the infected area.
Really, listen to this as you will see how effective the quarantine has been.
Ebola: A summary of suspected imported cases
SUSPECTED imported cases: 
Many locations are testing people who have travelled to countries with Ebola and return with a fever and other symptoms. So far, none of these have proven to be Ebola. International SOS is monitoring these closely. 
• Albania: On 13 August, media reported the detention of 40 Eritrean immigrants, some of whom had symptoms consistent with Ebola. Eritrea has no confirmed or suspected Ebola cases. 
• Benin: On 7 August, two possible cases. One is a person in Cotonou who travelled from Nigeria, the other is in Porto-Novo. Tests were sent to Senegal and have since been reported to be negative. 
• Cameroon: Unverified sources have reported that the two Nigerians who arrived in Cameroon were suspected to be suffering from Ebola. Other sources quote health officials denying this. There is no official confirmation. International SOS is monitoring this closely. 
• Canada: A patient who had travelled to Nigeria was hospitalised in Ontario out of an abundance of caution. Tested negative on 10 August. 
• Germany: A traveller from Sierra Leone who was quarantined has tested negative for Ebola. 
• Ghana: Suspected cases were reported, and placed in isolation at the Nsawam government hospital in the Eastern region. All test results from the four suspected cases are negative. 
• Hong Kong: A traveller from Lagos, Nigeria, has tested negative for Ebola on 10 August. 
• India: A traveller from Guinea, kept under observation at a government hospital in Chennai, is healthy. Officials will monitor his health. Another traveller who returned from Nigeria on 28 July has been quarantined at a hospital in Mumbai. Tests results are pending. 
• Mexico: The Ministry of Health advises that there are NO Ebola cases, as of 7 August. News reports of a suspected case are false. 
• Morocco: The Ministry of Health advises no Ebola cases in the country as of 2 August. The Liberian citizen who died at Mohammed V airport did not have Ebola.  
• Romania: A traveller who returned to the country from Nigeria on 25 July is in isolation at a hospital in Bucharest. The man's wife and son have placed themselves under voluntary quarantine at home but do not have any symptoms. Results are awaited. 
• Rwanda: A German medical student has been placed in isolation and samples have been sent for testing. He had travelled to Liberia and developed Ebola-like-symptoms. Tests are negative for Ebola. 
• Saudi Arabia: One case detected 5 August, proved to be negative on 9 August. 
• Senegal: A traveller from Liberia, hospitalised in Dakar on 9 August, tested negative for Ebola on 10 August. 
• Singapore: A Nigerian woman was sent to the Tan Tock Seng Hospital after presenting to Gleneagles hospital with a fever. She does not have Ebola. 
• Turkey: A Nigerian woman and her four-year-old son were isolated at Istanbul airport after the woman complained of feeling unwell. Tested negative for Ebola on 13 August.
The Public Health England website also says:
“Should a case occur in someone returning from the affected areas, the risk of onward transmission to others in the UK would be extremely low?”
It goes on to say:
The incubation period of Ebola virus disease ranges from 2 to 21 days. The onset of illness is sudden, with fever, headache, joint and muscle pain, sore throat and intense weakness. This is then followed by diarrhoea, vomiting, rash, impaired kidney and liver function and stomach pain.
Some patients may develop a rash, red eyes, hiccups, internal and external bleeding.
Ebola haemorrhagic fever is fatal in between 50 to 90% of cases.
No specific treatment or vaccine has yet been developed????
Routes of spread
Ebola virus spreads from animals to humans through contact with blood, secretions organs or other bodily fluids of an infected animal. The virus can then be transmitted onward to other people through direct contact with the blood or other body fluids from an infected person.
This includes contact with objects (such as needles or soiled clothing) that have been contaminated with infected body fluids. Hospital workers have frequently been infected in Ebola outbreaks through close contact with infected patients, where correct infection control precautions and barrier nursing procedures are not sufficiently used.
“Ebola virus disease is not spread through ordinary social contact with people who are well, such as shaking hands or sitting next to someone.”
But this statement is wrong, it is a lie, if Ebola is spread by contact with moisture or body fluids from an infected person then any infected person who coughs, sneezes, spits or talks will propel into the air around you an infected source that will alight on you and your clothes and even be breathed into your lungs.
Something is going on and we are not being told the truth.
The WHO’s website (updated August 8th) says this:
“Severely ill patients require intensive supportive care. They are frequently dehydrated and need intravenous fluids or oral rehydration with solutions that contain electrolytes. There is currently no specific treatment to cure the disease.”
Yet within a month of that statement two infected doctors are allowed to travel back to the USA for treatment and within a few days they are cured, so what cured them both, I thought there was no treatment?
Now if there is a treatment, why the secrecy and deception, why is this miraculous treatment not on its way to the infected areas in Africa?
My question is did they actually have the infection in the first place? Or is the whole event another false flag operation?
What might be the hidden agenda of the Ebola scare?
Well it has been suggested that an orchestrated Ebola outbreak in America could be used to “create a level six pandemic emergency that includes mandated vaccines, which will contain their patented weaponized Ebola.”
This nightmarish worst-case scenario envisions the eugenicist faction of the global elite using a fake Ebola threat to create a real one.
With or without an actual threat, world governments could use the spectre of an emergency pandemic to lock down their citizens and remove the few remaining shreds of their civil and personal rights.
President Obama recently signed an amendment to George W. Bush’s Executive Order 13295, which authorizes the “apprehension, detention, or conditional release of individuals to prevent the introduction, transmission, or spread of suspected communicable diseases.” Obama’s amendment broadens the order to allow the detention of unlimited numbers of Americans based on mere suspicion that they have a dangerous illness. Well timed I would say and very convenient indeed.
Why would the US government manufacture a disease threat, real or feigned, as an excuse for martial law and mass detentions?
It might do so as a pre-emptive measure against the likelihood of popular unrest when the dollar collapses and the American economy implodes. Currently the BRIC nations, led by Russia and China, are pulling the plug on the US dollar, which is swirling with increasing rapidity as it prepares to go down the drain.
When the dollar takes its final plunge, Americans will face the full consequences of their government’s squandering of trillions on the 9/11 wars. The likely result: A second American revolution.
If the US government can terrorize Americans with Ebola, militarize society, and lock up thousands or millions of people in concentration camps, it may be able to head off the revolution before it starts. That, at least, might be their plan.
But natural Ebola could not possibly create a pandemic in the West. It is not easily transmissible, it lacks a long latency period, and it cannot survive outside the body except in extremely hot, humid temperatures.
So be forewarned: If the mainstream media reports an alleged Ebola pandemic in the West, there are only two possibilities: Either they are lying, or they have created a synthetic, weaponized version of Ebola.
If that happens, we had better start the revolution…before they lock us up.
Or kill us.
Whether I am right or wrong the fact remains that our borders are as secure as one of our open prisons and much more dangerous.
There is no government advice for travellers and holiday makers, no restriction on flights to and from the infected areas, why is that then?
The most deadly virus in the world, “so they say” is on the loose infecting and killing and we only know because of the TV reports we get from the box in the living room.
With the easy of international travel and the possibility of a terrorist bio weapon, even a walking, coughing, sneezing bio bomber why are our borders simply open?
You owe it to you family to prepare and get into place your plan to survive such an outbreak. Look even if nothing happens at least you will have the tools, equipment and plan in place for when it does and you know it will.

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