The Emergency Preps Store at Amazon
This is where you start.
Big Savings on Standby Power for the Entire House
My sister has one of the big propane Generac models, and she never stops thanking me for talking her into buying it. It’s saved her bacon during summer tornados and winter blizzards several times.
The Berkey Water Filter Store at Amazon
Berkey is my main water-filter, both for everyday and emergencies. I keep mine in the kitchen, constantly refilled with tap water. Berkeys will even filter out impurities as small as viruses. I have several different filter systems, as well as other water purification methods, but Berkey is the one I’ve used every single day for the past four years.
Dynarex N-95 Flat Folded Respirator and Surgical Masks – Box of 20 Individually Wrapped N95 Masks. Meets CDC Guidelines for TB Exposure, NIOSH Approved. Protects against transfer of microorganisms, bodily fluid and particulate material.
Dynarex Nitrile Exam Glove (non-latex) Powder Free – Large, 100 Count (Pack of 10)
Disposable Hooded Coveralls For Every Size
Uvex S8510 Bionic Shield, Black Matte Face Shield, Clear Polycarbonate Anti-Fog/Hardcoat Lens
Your first line of defense against airborne body fluids, coughs, and sneezes is to not let them touch any part of you in the first place.
At Amazon: The Mountain House Emergency Food Store
Mountain House can be slightly more spendy than some other brands, but in my experience it offers a wide variety of very tasty and easily prepared long term storage foods. Essentially you just add water and heat. In some cases water is enough.
Much of my base long term food is in the form of popcorn (I have a grain mill – and the cornbread I make from freshly ground popcorn is the best I’ve ever eaten), pasta, rice, and beans. But I have several cases of Mountain House stuff to go with it – pour the beef stew over a plate of rice for a tasty and filling meal, for instance.
Water Purifiers at Amazon
Would you be able to keep yourself supplied with pure water if your local water plant shut down for any reason? I would.
I take a lot of vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients. I can’t prove it, but I think they do me a lot of good. At least I seem to be in considerably better shape than most guys my age – 68. If you take them, make sure you have a couple month’s supply on hand at all times.
Multi-Serving Emergency Food Supply Kits
All-in-one emergency food for a week, a month, or a year. Saves having to think about what you want to store. Get it all at once, and in one shipment. These kits last for at least twenty years, by the way. Buy once, stop worrying.
The Emergency Preparations Bookstore at Amazon
There are ways to keep a collection of e-books in a grid-down emergency, but many preppers prefer a dead-tree library of such things. I have a core library in that format, although most of my stuff is digital. Of course, I do have ways to use e-books more or less perpetually.
Emergency and Long Term Storage Foods and Supplies
In order of importance, there are three things you need to get through an emergency: Water, food, and shelter/power. This helps cover the first area.
Save 50% On Pet Supplies
Get your pets something nice….and make sure you’ve got a few weeks of food on hand for them, too.
The Grocery Store at Amazon.com – Stock up!
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