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Hygiene and being resourceful!

Hygiene and being resourceful!

Hygiene and being resourcefulWhen you talk about threats in a post disaster scenario it’s easy to get wrapped up in the obvious. I wouldn’t begrudge anyone for having fear of roving mobs of the desperate, life threatening conditions of the environment around us or even the very real possibility of starvation. These are threats that people in perilous situations face all over the world. We don’t see them very often close to home but when disaster strikes the threats to our well being come screaming back into reality. Continue reading Hygiene and being resourceful!

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Hygiene and sanitation, #1 in watching out for #2!

Hygiene and sanitation, #1 in watching out for #2!
Host: Sam Coffman “The Human Path”

Sam CoffmanHygiene and sanitation, how prepared are you really in regards to  and (in the worst case) coping with gasto-intestinal disease in a post-disaster environment?  The Human Path Sam Coffman discusses everything you ever wanted to know (and some things you maybe didn’t!) about purifying your water. Also, taking care of human waste, and dealing with gastro-intestinal distress, using both Continue reading Hygiene and sanitation, #1 in watching out for #2!

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Dental Care Post-Disaster!

Dental Care Post-Disaster!
Sam Coffman “Herbal Medic

Dental Care, Post-Disaster Ankle Wrap coolThis week, I talk about dental hygiene and tooth care using unconventional (primarily herbal) approaches. First, how do you take care of tooth hygiene, cavities and gum disease in a post disaster setting? What about when there is no dentist and possibly no toothpaste, toothbrushes or other dental hygiene supplies? We talk about some of the most common issues with dental care in a post-disaster environment. Pain, discomfort Continue reading Dental Care Post-Disaster!

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Making Soap!

Self-Reliance Skill: Making Soap
Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live

Making SoapIf you want to stay healthy post-disaster, then you need to learn how to make soap. Soap making is both an essential skill, and an easy craft to learn. Some people, however, are nervous to try making soap at home because it involves lye. Lye is a toxic, caustic substance. But with simple safety precautions, you can use lye to make Continue reading Making Soap!

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Hygiene being #1 or #2

Hygiene being #1 or #2
Sam Coffman “Herbal Medic”

Sam CoffmanHygiene and sanitation, how prepared are you really in regards to  and (in the worst case) coping with gasto-intestinal disease in a post-disaster environment?  Today, on The Human Path Sam Coffman discusses everything you ever wanted to know (and some things you maybe didn’t!) about purifying Continue reading Hygiene being #1 or #2

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Urban emergency, are you prepared?

Urban emergency, are you prepared? 
Host: Karen Lynn “Lil’ Suburban Homestead”

Urban emergency Author photoKaren Lynn interviews Jim Cobb, Survivalist and Preparedness Expert, author of “Countdown to Preparedness and “The Preppers Complete Book of Disaster Readiness” and blog owner at Survival Weekly.

Karen Lynn and her husband The Viking have been working weekly through Jim’s book “Countdown To Preparedness” The Prepper’s 52 Week Course to Total Disaster Readiness and questions Jim on some fine tuning for her own preparations for an emergency. Continue reading Urban emergency, are you prepared?

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