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Article submitted by Brian S. Kiefat @ The Ready Center

Well, it appears that it’s the time of the month again in which we make a recommendation regarding the preparedness and safety for you and your family.  And if you haven’t guessed by the above picture, we’ll make it really simple for you:  This pay period we recommend you purchase a blanket.  And preferably a wool one. (more…)

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Article Submitted by Brian S. Kiefat @ The Ready Center

In the previous 3 articles of “Starting with the Basics,” we provided you a preparedness framework in regards to your water, food, and shelter preparations (please click on any of the previous 3 to be linked to that specific article!).  In the last article of this series, we will be discussing the fourth and final preparedness consideration:  Security.

Now that you have your water, food, and shelter needs covered, let’s talk about keeping them protected.  Believe it or not, there are bad people out there who want what you have and (more…)

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Article submitted by Brian S. Kiefat @ The Ready Center

For those of you just joining us, this is part 3 of a series in which we are discussing what we call “The 4 Basic Categories of Prepping.”  The 4 Basic Categories are water, food, shelter, and security.  These 4 essential requirements are what one should focus on when preparing for unplanned disasters or emergencies.  In this article we will be covering the basics need of shelter.

Shelter – Let’s face it, if you’re reading this article on your computer, iPad, or mobile phone you probably already have your shelter needs covered.  I get that.  However, your version of shelter may not exactly match up with someone else’s version of shelter, and it may not exactly match up with what some people found themselves living in after Hurricane Sandy or Hurricane (more…)

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Article submitted  by Brian S. Kiefat @ The Ready Center

In this series of articles we are covering “The 4 Basic Prepping Categories” which focus on your primary needs if you would ever have to endure an emergency or hardship.  These 4 basic categories are water, food, shelter, and security.  In our first article we covered the basic planning involved to cover the water needs of you and your loved ones.  If you haven’t read that article yet, click here.  In part 2 of this series, we are going to go over the second category covered in the 4 basic prepping categories, food.

Food – There are many well documented cases of people surviving long bouts without food.  (examples: Mahatma Gandhi – 21 days, Mitsutaka Uchikoshi- 24 days, (more…)

Article submitted by Brian S. Kiefat @ The Ready Center

If you’re like most people, when it comes to preparing for a disaster or emergency, it can be really easy to become overwhelmed.  What exactly do I need?  How much do I need?  Where do I buy it?  What am I preparing for again?  And where do I start anyways?  If any of this sounds at all familiar, you’re not alone.  As a matter of fact, you’re in good company.

We are beginning a 4 part series titled, “Starting with the Basics”, in which we hope to aid those who are new to the preparedness scene and are looking for a place to start.  We have broken it down into what we are calling the “The 4 Basic Prepping (more…)