Preparedness Notes for Wednesday — September 2, 2020

AG体育The Paratus Holiday is approaching。 It is always the Third Friday in September。 This year, that is Friday, September 18th。 — September 2, 1969 is the day that the first automatic teller machine (ATM) made its first public debut, dispensing cash to customers at Chemical Bank in Rockville Center, New York。 While being as indispensable to most people as cell phones and e-mail, they have introduced a whole new set of issues。 Consumers are faced with scams, skimmers, and robbers, and even fake ATMs have been discovered。 — SurvivalBlog Writing Contest Today we present another entry for Round 90 of …




Stand Your Ground Against COVID-19, by Mark B.

Disclaimer: I am not a doctor, and this is not medical advice, just information provide for educational purposes。 What have you done to stop COVID-19 from sickening, permanently injuring, or killing your loved ones? This disease isn’t just like the flu, COVID-19 can leave the “recovered” with long-term debilitating physical, cognitive and psychiatric damage, sometimes even in people who only suffered mild symptoms。 The current US toll from this disease is about 130,000 dead, with an 8% infection mortality rate。 The elderly or those with common high-risk factors, like high blood pressure, diabetes, or a compromised immune system have suffered …




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week:

AG体育Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. The focus is usually on emergency communications gear, bug out bag gear, books, and movies–often with a tie-in to disaster preparedness, and links to “how-to” self-sufficiency videos. There are also links to sources for both storage food and storage containers. You will also note an emphasis on history books and historical movies. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. This week the focus is on some crucial home security gear for intrusion detection, delaying entry, and documenting visitors to your propperty–both …