Survival
Risk Management during a disaster

Risk Management during a disaster

  Risk management is something we do every day without thinking about it.  While driving the car we are on the lookout for hazards and use our skills and experience to react accordingly.  But we don’t have skills in all areas, it is hard to risk assess something...

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24 food shortage options

24 food shortage options

  What food shortage options do we have with limited fresh foods in the supermarkets due to covid.  The shortage of workers is affecting food production and distribution, we need to find alternative locations to source foods.  There are numerous options but it...

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13 ways to cool down on hot days

13 ways to cool down on hot days

  How to cool down on hot days?  Summer in the Southern Hemisphere brings heatwaves, hot nights, blackouts and more.   In the tropics the humidity traps the heat making life unbearable, so how do we cool down on hot days.  Here are some options for cooling down...

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10 ways to safely use your Christmas leftovers

10 ways to safely use your Christmas leftovers

  What to do with all the Christmas leftovers.  It’s that time of year when you have the same problem as last year.   Well you don’t have to throw them all out. Freeze Repurpose Donate Party again Chickens Dog Cat Worm farm Compost Dig into the garden bed If...

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24 Essential disaster skills

24 Essential disaster skills

e  If you are caught up in a disaster the first person on the scene to deal with the problem, is you.  Do you have the essential disaster survival skills needed to stay alive? How you handle the situation will determine how well you and others survive what is being...

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How to survive a CME?

How to survive a CME?

  As our Sun starts to come out of Solar Minimum and heads into cycle 25 towards Solar Maximum our risk of increased solar activity increases also [6].  The sun cycles about every 11 years between Solar Minimum and Maximum, so Solar Flares and Coronal Mass...

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12 things you can do during Lockdown

12 things you can do during Lockdown

  Lockdown is a very common word these days.  A couple of COVID-19 cases and the whole area goes into lockdown to reduce the spread of the disease.   Here are 12 things you can do during lockdown.  Spring Clean Clean out your wardrobe Clean out the filing cabinet...

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How to survive cold weather

How to survive cold weather

  Winter has started in some areas of the southern hemisphere and it’s starting to get cooler in others.  Be able to survive cold weather is important for your health whether it is in a home in the city, a cabin in the bush, your stuck in your vehicle or out...

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How to live without electricity?

How to live without electricity?

(If there was a catastrophic electrical grid collapse from a Coronal Mass Ejection (CME), micronova (reoccurring nova 12 000 yr cycle), terrorism attack or you choose to live remotely off grid, our lives will dramatically change.  Some would find it easier than others...

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What are the basic needs of survival?

What are the basic needs of survival?

Whether you are surviving in the wilderness or day to day in the city you have the same basic survival needs as laid out in Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs.  In order to thrive in any situation, the basic needs have to be met first which includes Physiological needs and...

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Tips to survive Christmas

Tips to survive Christmas

We all need some tips to survive Christmas.  Christmas can be a stressful time of year with trying to manage the budget, family, food and everything else that is associated with Christmas.  The one time of the year your whole family decides to get together, eat, drink...

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How to survive a heatwave

How to survive a heatwave

Heading into Summer usually sees different parts of the country facing heatwave conditions at various times of the season.  Depending on the weather conditions it can be a taxing time even fatal.  Following some simple guidelines can make surviving a heatwave at lot...

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