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Emergency Food Supplies: Gluten Free?

Gluten Free Long Term Food Supplies The fear of gluten started relatively recently and, as usual, has been exploited by the mainstream media and companies looking to make a quick buck. Beside, the amount of people, in the US,  who have Celliac Disease or gluten allergies is very small.  According to this article by Health Line only 1% of the US population suffers from Celiac disease.  So, it is likely that you don’t have a gluten allergy.  But, if you do have Celliac disease it is nice to know that their are options as shown below. Gluten free emergency food...

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Is The 1% On To Something?-1% Preppers Are Moving To New Zealand

1% Prepping Phenomenon Tech billionaires are plotting their doomsday escape to luxury bunkers in New Zealand https://t.co/3aScpdmy8I— Bloomberg (@business) September 8, 2018       New Zealand, as reported by Bloomberg News and other news outlets, has become the trendy place for the 1%, preppers. These , elite preppers are primarilly executives from Silicon Valley.    This makes sense and New Zealand population is sparse and it’s highly unlikely that they would be a target of nuclear bombs or other forms of mass destruction. More recently, some Silicon Valley doomsday preppers have begun building elaborate bunkers in New Zealand, an island that’s desirable for...

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4 Steps to Protect Your House From Flood Damage

Flood Disaster Preparedness According to Weather.gov, Hurricane Katrina in August 2005 caused 1,833 deaths and an estimated  $108 billion dollars in damages in New Orleans, Mississippi and elsewhere.  More recently, Hurricane Harvey in Houston, according to the National Oceanic Atmospheric Association (“NOAA”) caused an estimated 68 deaths that were directly attributed to Harvey with an $125 billion dollar in monetary damages.   Personally, based upon the grossly underreported death tole in Puerto Rico I feel this death count could have been grossly underestimated.  An estimated 2,975 deaths were directly caused by Hurricane Maria (according to CNN)  in Puerto Rico.  The estimated dollar amount of damage...

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Disaster Prep Food Safety-Cheat Sheet

Disaster Prep Food Safety Guide: What Can You Do With Your Food After It Has Calmed Down The is an excellent infographic about refrigerated and frozen food safety either after a disaster has ended (I.E., flood, hurricane, etc.,) or when the emergency has settled down, and you have your generator going and the ability to freeze and refrigerate your food. It answers the question of “What do you do with food that has been left in my fridge while the power was off?” Some of the tips and info found on this infograph are surprising. For example, that a...

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Be Wary Of These Four Chicken Diseases

Back Yard Chicken Diseases Of course, this article, concerning four common chicken diseases pertains to anyone who raises chickens.  However,  Backyard, city raised, chicken raising is very popular and is a relatively new phenomenon.  So, I would venture to say that it is not a big assumption that people who raise chickens in the backyard would tend to have less knowledge when it comes to knowing about various diseases that chickens can get that are transferable to humans.  That is why this article, by Survival Life,  concerning dangerous chicken diseases is very helpful.  The following is a summary of...

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