Archive for February, 2011

FEMA orders $1 Billion in dehydrated food

February 25, 2011
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Dehydrated food has been harder to get - here is why. What are they preparing for? 420 million meals being stored away? Are you stocking up or do you just plan to stand in line at a FEMA camp? In an article Tuesday from the Beaufort Observer, many of the largest suppliers of dehydrated foods...
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Food Storage – How Much?

February 22, 2011
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One of the questions I get asked is “how much food should I store and put away?” This is a bit difficult to answer as each individual or family has different needs and requirements. It also depends on your preparation plans – are you preparing for a short term or longer term disaster? How...
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Biggest ever solar storm could cause power cuts which last for MONTHS

February 21, 2011
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A massive eruption of the sun would save waves of radiation and charged particles to Earth, damaging the satellite systems used for synchronising computers, airline navigation and phone networks. If the storm is powerful enough it could even crash stock markets and cause power cuts that last weeks or months, experts told the American...
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Cotton Prices – going, going, gone

February 19, 2011
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Cotton prices are up 155% this past year. China’s import of cotton up 31% in January alone. Is this a bubble or a trend? From what we are seeing in every other commodity sector, this looks like a trend, and a sharp one. People are estimating clothing costs to go up by at least...
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Food Hoarders to be punished

February 18, 2011
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Could this happen in America as well? Plan accordingly. Article originally posted at: chinapost.com Prosecutors Office vows to crack down on food hoarding Friday, February 18, 2011 CNA TAIPEI — The Taiwan High Prosecutors Office vowed yesterday to harshly crack down on anyone caught hoarding food staples as part of the government’s efforts to...
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Mountain House suspends orders

February 18, 2011
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Mountain House (freeze dried foods) is suspending #10 can orders to some dealers due to extreme high volume. Are people prepping? Yes! – more than we realize. Expect continued shortages and prices increases and make your plans accordingly. Read the letter
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Grapes of Wrath – 2011

February 14, 2011
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“It has always seemed strange to me… the things we admire in men, kindness and generosity, openness, honesty, understanding and feeling, are the concomitants of failure in our system. And those traits we detest, sharpness, greed, acquisitiveness, meanness, egotism and self-interest, are the traits of success. And while men admire the quality of the...
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Silver to Soar in 2011, says Investment Guru

February 8, 2011
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Silver promises to become the next big buzzword among investors in 2011 and beyond, according to one of the investment industry’s most prescient and successful experts on precious metals. “I think that silver could easily get to $50 this year,” he tells BNWnews.ca. Read full article at – SilverSeek.com. Editors Note: There are many...
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Preparedness; What are Your Goals?

February 7, 2011
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The big question is just what “prepared” means. For most folks out there it means things as simple as having a good spare tire and the tools to change it in the trunk of their vehicle along with flares and maybe a fire extinguisher. But, one would assume that since you are here reading...
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Your Personal Manual

February 5, 2011
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A major part of prepping is preparing for the unexpected. It's hard to think about it, but YOU might not always be available to share the information you have stored in your head. If it is critical information, your family could suffer harm in your absence without that information. What knowledge do you have that...
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