Author Archives: Survival Update Team

Author Archives: Survival Update Team

  • How to Live Off Grid

    How to Live Off Grid

    To live off the grid essentially means having a self-sustaining domicile that is independent of outside influence. Free of government dependence and the associated costs, the prospect of living off the grid has become ever more enticing to citizens of all countries. Providing the necessary ...
  • Save Seeds for Long-Term Survival

    Save Seeds for Long-Term Survival

    When the SHTF, first thoughts turn to fight, hide, or flee – immediate survival. But what happens after the disaster dust settles and the survivors inherit some sort of post-apocalyptic world where there is no electricity and conditions are more or less medieval? Living a rich, full life ...
  • Survive a Pandemic

    Survive a Pandemic

    A pandemic, says the World Health Organization (WHO), is the worldwide spread of a new disease. When new strains of life-threatening illnesses such as influenza strike people who have no protection from natural immunity, a pandemic results. An epidemic is an outbreak of disease that attacks ...
  • Evacuate or Stay Put?

    Evacuate or Stay Put?

    Often when facing an impending disaster the question becomes whether to evacuate or “Shelter-in-Place.” There is no real definitive answer, because it really all depends on the nature of the emergency, where you live, what your preparedness level is, and the makeup of your family. We have all ...
  • New Tax On Rainfall

    New Tax On Rainfall

    Cash-poor states in the U.S. are getting desperately creative when it comes to generating more wealth through new taxes. Just when you thought you’d heard of every tax imaginable, Democratic New Jersey Governor Philip D. Murphy has backed a scheme that will allow utilities and the state ...
  • What Is Your Survival IQ?

    What Is Your Survival IQ?

    One of the most important things you can do to prepare is to assess your risks of what you may need to be preparing for. There are general preparedness skills and techniques that will serve you well in any emergency situation. But if you live on the coast of South Florida for example, you ...
  • No Escaping Chinese Debt Collectors

    No Escaping Chinese Debt Collectors

    The Chinese are building a totalitarian police state with socioeconomic controls the likes of which the world has never seen. Hebei Province in northern China is the test base for a brand-new WeChat program, named officially the “map of deadbeat debtors.” A name can’t be much ...
  • Life Without TSA

    Life Without TSA

    Anyone older than about age 20 remembers life in the United States before DHS and TSA. Both the Department of Homeland Security and the Transporation Security Administration sprang into being after the 9/11/01 attacks on New York’s World Trade Center, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., and ...
  • Preppers Guide to Building an Emergency Medical Kit

    Preppers Guide to Building an Emergency Medical Kit

    Having a complete first aid kit can be invaluable to anyone planning to take care of themselves and loved ones when a quick trip to a drug store or a visit to an urgent care center isn’t possible. Whether you are a backpacker or you are preparing for a national emergency, putting together and ...
  • Creating Your Survivalist Regimen

    Creating Your Survivalist Regimen

    Surviving in the wilderness or even a decimated urban world is not an easy task. Many people work for years to become survival experts, and some of those people might not last a few days in SHTF crisis.  This article lays out a plan to make the best use of your time. 1. If you […]