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Surviving a Mad Max World: How To Avoid Marauders and Looters After the Collapse

Surviving a Mad Max World: How To Avoid Marauders and Looters After the Collapse

This article was originally published by Jeremiah Johnson at Ready Nutrition

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[Editor’s Note: A mad max scenario is one of the worst-case scenarios one can prepare for. The adage “if you can’t protect you don’t own it” rings true in this case. Long-term survival plans that reflect this type of disaster suggest preppers getting away from urban and suburban living and heading for hills. While this would be the safest option, there are dangers that lurk for those who plan to “live off the land.” Because in a post-collapse world – they will come for all that you own.]

Seems almost self-explanatory, right? I mean, what could be so involved with the term “living with the land,” right? There is a lot to it. There’s a reason to do this:

Living with the land will help you to live, and avoid the greatest hunter of all: man. Men…mankind…has the same instincts as you, the same success in the generations as you. Although this is not an “anthropological” treatise, it holds a lot of anthropology within it, because there (more…)

The Challenges Of Surviving A Sustained Catastrophic Event For The Elderly And The Disabled

The Challenges Of Surviving A Sustained Catastrophic Event For The Elderly And The Disabled

SurvivalDan101.com

11/27/2017

The challenges of surviving a sustained catastrophic event for the elderly and the disabled are almost totally ignored by the “prepper” community.  Survival recommendations and training are almost always directed at healthy, younger people who are at their maximum strength and health.  Most preppers have or will have elderly parents or relations that may suffer from arthritis, heat disuse, COPD, and dementia at some point. My wife and I both lived in the inner city with disabled parents for decades.  For us, an evacuation was just out of the question.  We were not going to abandon our responsibilities regardless of risk.  A few years ago I participated in a FEMA sponsored workshop on community preparedness.  We knew that there are people who need oxygen, chemotherapy, medications, dialysis and other treatments to survive more than a week or two.  Even more, are aged or crippled with MS and other diseases that prohibit them from accessing food and critical needs without aid.What we learned at that event was that there was (more…)