20 Simple Steps to Basic Preparedness

Perhaps these could even be called baby steps and even so I bet even a few veteran preppers could do say 4-7 of them to improve what they have already done. By the way these steps are not in a defined order other than the first three which will help you immensely with the other eighteen.

1. – Keep a food log

2. – Keep a spending log

3. – Perform a risk assessment on your life and geography

4. – Build a basic black out kit

5. – Build a basic first aid kit

6. – Start copy canning (buy one can / store one can)

7. –Cut two expenses, just two of your choosing

8. – Build a basic 72 Hour Kit – BOB (Bug-Out-Bag)

9. – Buy some source of back up power – any source

10. – Get some source of back up heating

11. – Build two 7.5 gallon tubs or four 5 gallon buckets emergency food

12. – Store a minimum of 50 gallons of water, more if you can

13. – Acquire a minimum or two emergency radios

14. – Acquire some means of back up communications

15. – Build a basic documentation pack

16. – Build up a 30 day supply or commercial long term storage food for your house hold

17. –Learn at least 2 methods of food storage

18. – Find a local farmer’s market and visit often, learn about seasonal opportunities

19. – Learn to cook 5 items you have never eaten before with storable items

20. – Store up a reasonable amount of COH (cash on hand)

21.  (Bonus) – Affirm your right and responsibility to survive

(Source: Episode-483- 20 Simple Steps to Basic Preparedness )



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