Survival News from Around the World

  • Federal and Territorial Partnership Continues Focus on Repairs to Energy and Communications Infrastructure in U.S. Virgin Islands
    Federal and Territorial Partnership Continues Focus on Repairs to Energy and Communications Infrastructure in U.S. Virgin Islands ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands – FEMA continues to coordinate resources with the U.S. Virgin Islands to strengthen the territory’s power grid and make its communications infrastructure more resilient. This month, approximately $21... Read more
    Source: Press Releases Published on: 2021-10-27
  • FEMA Extends Deadline to Apply for Hurricane Ida Assistance
    FEMA Extends Deadline to Apply for Hurricane Ida Assistance BATON ROUGE, La. – Survivors of Hurricane Ida now have until Nov. 29 to apply for individual assistance with FEMA. At the request of Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, FEMA has extended the application deadline for survivors in 25 parishes: Ascension,... Read more
    Source: Press Releases Published on: 2021-10-27
  • FEMA Deadline has Passed but Help is Still Available
    FEMA Deadline has Passed but Help is Still Available NASHVILLE, Tenn.  – The deadline to apply for FEMA assistance for the August storms and flooding has passed, but FEMA continues working with our state and local partners to help survivors and communities recover. FEMA encourages applicants to keep in touch... Read more
    Source: Press Releases Published on: 2021-10-27
  • Los fondos de FEMA pueden ayudar a reparar las viviendas dañadas por las inundaciones de junio
    Los fondos de FEMA pueden ayudar a reparar las viviendas dañadas por las inundaciones de junio Detroit – El Programa de Individuos y Familias (IHP) de FEMA tiene una nueva categoría de fondos para los individuos y familias calificados cuyas viviendas sufrieron daños por las inundaciones ocurridas el 25 y... Read more
    Source: Press Releases Published on: 2021-10-27
  • New Jersey Survivors Now Have More Time to Apply for FEMA Assistance
    New Jersey Survivors Now Have More Time to Apply for FEMA Assistance TRENTON, N.J. – The deadline for New Jersey homeowners and renters to apply for FEMA individual assistance for damage and losses from the remnants of Hurricane Ida has been extended to Dec. 6, 2021. The extension provides more time... Read more
    Source: Press Releases Published on: 2021-10-27
  • President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Virginia
    President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Virginia WASHINGTON -- FEMA announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the Commonwealth of Virginia to supplement commonwealth, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by flooding, landslides and mudslides that occurred Aug. 30-31, 2021. Federal funding... Read more
    Source: Press Releases Published on: 2021-10-27
  • FEMA Approves $4.6 Million Grant for Hurricane Sally Recovery
    FEMA Approves $4.6 Million Grant for Hurricane Sally Recovery PENSACOLA, Fla. — FEMA has approved a grant of $4,606,280 to reimburse the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) for its management and oversight costs following Hurricane Sally. Funding from FEMA's Public Assistance program will reimburse FDEM for the estimated costs... Read more
    Source: Press Releases Published on: 2021-10-26
  • FEMA Releases Response To 2020 NAC Report
    FEMA Releases Response To 2020 NAC Report WASHINGTON -- Today, FEMA released the agency’s response to the National Advisory Council’s (NAC) annual report. The “National Advisory Council’s Report to the FEMA Administrator,” was released in November 2020. This report marked the first time the NAC members were charged with specific... Read more
    Source: Press Releases Published on: 2021-10-26
  • FEMA Mobile Disaster Recovery Center coming to Bridgeport
    FEMA Mobile Disaster Recovery Center coming to Bridgeport HARRISBURG, Pa. – A FEMA Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (MDRC) will open to help residents of Montgomery County whose homes or personal property were impacted by the remnants of Hurricane Ida. This temporary Center will be staffed with FEMA personnel and representatives... Read more
    Source: Press Releases Published on: 2021-10-26
  • FEMA Funds May Help Homes Damaged by the June Flooding
    FEMA Funds May Help Homes Damaged by the June Flooding Detroit – FEMA’s Individuals and Households Program (IHP) has a new category of funds for qualified individuals and families with homes damaged by the June 25 and 26 flooding. The funds encourage homeowners to take steps now to protect their... Read more
    Source: Press Releases Published on: 2021-10-26
  • Mississippi Survivors Affected by Hurricane Ida Can Apply for FEMA Assistance
    Mississippi Survivors Affected by Hurricane Ida Can Apply for FEMA Assistance PEARL, Miss. – Homeowners and renters from Amite, Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, Pearl River, Pike, Walthall and Wilkinson counties who were affected by Hurricane Ida from Aug. 28 – Sept. 1, 2021, may apply for FEMA disaster assistance. Survivors can... Read more
    Source: Press Releases Published on: 2021-10-26
  • Dr. Lori L. Moore-Merrell Sworn in as New U.S. Fire Administrator
    Dr. Lori L. Moore-Merrell Sworn in as New U.S. Fire Administrator WASHINGTON -- FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell swore in the U.S. Fire Administration’s newest Administrator Dr. Lori L. Moore-Merrell on Monday. An entity of FEMA, the USFA’s mission is to support and strengthen fire and emergency medical services and stakeholders to... Read more
    Source: Press Releases Published on: 2021-10-26
  • Dutchess County Residents Affected by Hurricane Ida Can Now Apply for FEMA Assistance
    Dutchess County Residents Affected by Hurricane Ida Can Now Apply for FEMA Assistance NEW YORK – FEMA has added Dutchess County to the Sept. 5 federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Ida, bringing to nine the number of counties whose residents are now eligible to apply for FEMA disaster assistance. Residents... Read more
    Source: Press Releases Published on: 2021-10-26
  • Best Survival Tents for Emergency Prep
    A survival shelter is essential for staying alive and well in the wilderness. The best kind of a survival shelter is one that completely protects … The post Best Survival Tents for Emergency Prep appeared first on SHTFPreparedness. ©2020 "SHTFPreparedness". Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only.... Read more
    Source: SHTFPreparedness Published on: 2021-10-26
  • EMP Survival Kit
    In July the current president of the United States publicly stated that it was ‘’highly unlikely’’ the Taliban would take control of Afghanistan. They did. And it only took them a few short days. Just because someone says something is unlikely to happen, it is, under no circumstances, a guarantee... Read more
    Source: Ask a Prepper Published on: 2021-10-26
  • FEMA Speaks Your Language
    FEMA Speaks Your Language NEW YORK – FEMA provides translation and interpretation services in order to reach out and communicate with disaster survivors who speak little or no English. FEMA also has staff and technology to support disaster recovery for those who are deaf, hard-of-hearing or have low vision. Translations... Read more
    Source: Press Releases Published on: 2021-10-25
  • President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Delaware
    President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Delaware WASHINGTON -- FEMA announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Delaware to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by remnants of Hurricane Ida, Sept. 1-7, 2021. Federal funding... Read more
    Source: Press Releases Published on: 2021-10-25
  • The Mother of All Depressions Is Coming By The End of 2021
    The Great Depression of the 1930s is burned into most preppers’ minds. The horror stories from that grim time are a stark reminder of how fast things can go bad, even in a country that seems rich, strong and confident – and of how bad they can get. As a... Read more
    Source: Ask a Prepper Published on: 2021-10-25
  • Stop Pulling Out This Weed, And Do This Instead
    It might surprise you to learn just how many valuable plants are growing in the wild just waiting to be found by a savvy forager. In fact, some of these plants could be growing literally right outside your front door. At first glance, some of these plants get dismissed as... Read more
    Source: Ask a Prepper Published on: 2021-10-22
  • Easy DIY Water Purification System For Under $20
    Water is the most critical resource for humans aside from shelter, and we can only survive around three days without it. The problem with water is that most of the freshwater we find in our environment holds the potential to harbour dangerous pathogens. Therefore, it is critical that we have... Read more
    Source: Ask a Prepper Published on: 2021-10-21
  • 11 Meat Processing Mistakes You Are Probably Making Right Now
    As preppers, many of us hunt and process our meat ourselves for a sense of accomplishment and security, among other reasons. Your first hunt and kill might get sloppy when it comes time to process the meat. Most folks have no idea the mistakes they are making when processing animals.... Read more
    Source: Ask a Prepper Published on: 2021-10-19
  • How To Start A Survival Garden From Scratch
    Are you interested in learning how to start a survival garden from scratch? You aren’t the only one. The COVID-19 pandemic got a lot of us thinking about where our food comes from – and growing a garden is one of the best things you can do to improve your... Read more
    Source: Ask a Prepper Published on: 2021-10-18
  • How The New Texas Gun Law Can Affect Preppers
    If an armed society is a polite society, then the state government in Texas has just made a very deferential population. The latest gun law that was passed on September first in Texas seems like an unlikely win considering the state of affairs, however, it has come to pass. Gun... Read more
    Source: Ask a Prepper Published on: 2021-10-15
  • The Survival Crop Every Prepper Should Consider Growing
    I don’t know about you, but I always look for plants that serve more than one purpose in my garden. Don’t get me wrong, I love pretty flowers, but I think they are even better when they are edible, medicinal, or attract beneficial pollinators. So, when my friend brought me... Read more
    Source: Ask a Prepper Published on: 2021-10-14
  • 50 Survival Uses For Salt
    More often than not, people focus on the cons of salt. In-depth research indicates that reducing salt intake can help you save between $10 and $14 billion in healthcare per year. On the flip side, salt is critical for keeping your body functioning optimally. It is a central component of... Read more
    Source: Ask a Prepper Published on: 2021-10-12
  • Long-Term Rice Storage Guide
    The world lives on rice. Well, at least most of it. Rice along with wheat is one of those magical foods that, when properly stored, … The post Long-Term Rice Storage Guide appeared first on SHTFPreparedness. ©2020 "SHTFPreparedness". Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only. If you... Read more
    Source: SHTFPreparedness Published on: 2021-10-11
  • How To Build The Poor Man’s Faraday Cage
    We all enjoy all the convenience and utility that electronics provide for us. But, unfortunately, there is a constant threat that could take these devices away from us. It is an unseen enemy that will overload our power grid and fry electronic devices without warning. I’m talking about an Electromagnetic... Read more
    Source: Ask a Prepper Published on: 2021-10-11
  • 14 Self Defense Items You Should Never Have Around
    The ability to defend one’s life, home and family is something that’s enshrined in the U.S. Constitution. While it’s common to think of the Second Amendment as dealing with firearms, the amendment goes far beyond that, giving US citizens the right to own any and all types of weapons. While... Read more
    Source: Ask a Prepper Published on: 2021-10-08
  • The Native American Foods That Cherokees Ate During Hard Times
    The forced removal of the Cherokee tribe, also known as the “people of different speech”, is one of the most deplorable events in American history. This event, also known as the Trail of Tears (1838-1839), occurred when gold was discovered on relocated Cherokee land in Georgia. The land in Georgia... Read more
    Source: Ask a Prepper Published on: 2021-10-07
  • 14 Survival Trees You Can Forage For Medicine
    Perhaps most people think of herbs, when it comes to creating natural medicinal products. However, the world is surrounded by plenty of trees that can also be used to make powerful medicines to help aid in our health, without destroying the tree. The first step in creating these medicinal options... Read more
    Source: Ask a Prepper Published on: 2021-10-05
  • What Is The Closest Power Plant To Your Home? Are You Living In The High-Risk Zone?
    We do a lot of talking about electrical power in the prepping and survival community: specifically, how we can survive without it. But surviving without electrical power isn’t the only way that we should be concerned about it. Electrical power production can be dangerous in and of itself, especially when... Read more
    Source: Ask a Prepper Published on: 2021-10-04
  • The Best Pest Killer That You Already Have In Your Pantry
    Pests are a plant’s worst enemy. From aphids to snails, grasshoppers to fungi, these organisms can infest their chosen plant and either hamper its development or destroy it completely. In practice, there are several methods of pest control that you can use, ranging from biological methods (introducing predators to prey... Read more
    Source: Ask a Prepper Published on: 2021-10-01
  • Gray Man Theory: Survival Strategy Guide
    When you need immediate assistance overt actions rule the day. Yelling, waving your arms to gain attention may mean the difference between life and death. … The post Gray Man Theory: Survival Strategy Guide appeared first on SHTFPreparedness. ©2020 "SHTFPreparedness". Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only.... Read more
    Source: SHTFPreparedness Published on: 2021-09-15
  • How to Build and Stock a Prepper Pantry
    The Rule of Three states that in three weeks without food the average person dies from starvation. The reality is that if you are still … The post How to Build and Stock a Prepper Pantry appeared first on SHTFPreparedness. ©2020 "SHTFPreparedness". Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial... Read more
    Source: SHTFPreparedness Published on: 2021-08-20
  • Apartment Prepper Guide
    How to Be a Prepper in an Apartment The term ‘prepper’ usually conjures up images of those living on a rural homestead rather than an … The post Apartment Prepper Guide appeared first on SHTFPreparedness. ©2020 "SHTFPreparedness". Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only. If you are... Read more
    Source: SHTFPreparedness Published on: 2021-08-10