A Look at Finland’s EXTENSIVE Disaster Preparedness Plans

A Look at Finland’s EXTENSIVE Disaster Preparedness Plans by Daisy Luther for The Organic Prepper During World War II, the city of Helsinki Finland was bombed relentlessly, leaving the tiny country with a death toll of more than 90,000 people. It is due to these devastating losses that the Nordic nation has one of the most comprehensive preparedness cultures on the planet. Although it’s ranked as the 14th safest country in the world, Finland prepares its people for everything from natural disasters to terror attacks to war. For example, every…

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Displacement Planning

Displacement Planning by J.M. for Survival Blog One of the primary tenets of the preparedness community is that we want to be prepared for any eventuality. We stockpile supplies, develop skills and make changes to our homes and lifestyles to help increase the chances that we can survive any scenario that we might encounter, be it natural or man-made. In regards to displacing in the event of a major SHTF situation, some people plan on taking the ‘forting up’ approach and fortifying their current location, while others favor the ‘bug…

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10 Things You Can Do When You’re Just Too Busy To Prep

10 Things You Can Do When You’re Just Too Busy To Prep by Daisy Luther for The Organic Prepper We all try to seek balance in our lives, but there are times when things just get a little bit out of control. Maybe you have a new baby. Maybe there is something major going on at work. You could have a sick family member, a big home project going on, the kids are involved in something that requires lots of driving on your part, or maybe you’re injured.  The point…

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Wilderness survival skills that also work in an urban environment

Wilderness survival skills that also work in an urban environment by Mary Miller for BugOut Wilderness survival skills are typically only framed within the context of a prepper hiking in the woods, miles away from civilization. This is unfortunate because it limits the application of these skills to such specific scenarios, as though threats could only ever be encountered in remote and natural areas. While it is true that the comforts of modern living can afford a lot of safety nets when it comes to survival, what would happen if a large-scale…

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Categories Of Prepping & Preparedness – Start With These

Categories Of Prepping & Preparedness – Start With These by Ken Jorgustin for Modern Survival Blog The following list of survival & preparedness category groups are intended to encompass higher level tiers from which we could drill down into more detail. One effective method for deciding upon preparedness supplies is to think about each of the groups or topics first, and then focus on sub-categories within each. It’s often best to start by thinking broadly – and then narrow down to specifics. From a higher level standpoint, I might sub-categorize…

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