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- All Hazard Preparedness Workbook

- ARC - Emergency Preparedness Checklist

- ARC - Family Disaster Plan

- ARC - Preparing for Emergencies

- ARC - Supply Kit

- Becoming Self-Sufficient for 6 Months

- Bug-out List

- Civil Preparedness Guide (FEMA)

- Diabetes Disaster Guidelines

- Disaster Handbook

- Disaster Supply Kit

- Emergency Plan

- Emergency Survival Preparation

- Family Disaster Plan

- Family Emergency Handbook

- Family Emergency Plan Template

- FEMA Are You Ready

- FEMA Checklist

- In Home Shelter Manual

- General Supplies

- LA Fire Department Emergency Preparedness

- Last Minute Preparations

- LDS Preparedness

- Mormon Emergency Preparedness

- Pets

- Preparing For Disaster For People With Disabilities

- Social Distancing and Pandemic Readiness

- Strengthening Exterior Doors

- Surviving In The City

- Taking Shelter From The Storm:

- Biological Warfare FAQ

- Chemical Emergencies

- Emergency Response Guidebook


- ARC - Are You Ready - Earthquakes

- Earthquakes

- Earthquakes Brochure

- Earthquakes (National Disaster Education Coalition)

- Fact Sheet - Earthquakes

- FEMA - Earthquakes

- Preparedness - Earthquake

- USGS Earthquakes Brochure


- EMP2

-EMP System-Eng-Requirements

Fire and Heat Waves
- ARC - Are You Ready - Fire

- ARC - Are You Ready - Heat Wave

- ARC - Are You Ready - Wildfires

- Fact Sheet: Fires

- Fact Sheet: Fire Safe

- WildFires

- Flood Preparation

- Fact Sheet: Hurricanes

- Hurricanes

- Hurricanes 101

- Hurricanes Brochure

- Hurricanes Natures Furry

- Preparedness Hurricanes

- Emergency Response To Terrorism

- Emergency Response To Terrorism Self Study

- Terrorism

- ARC - Are You Ready - Thunderstorm

- Backgrounder - Thunderstorms

- Fact Sheet - Thunderstorms

- Severe Thunderstorms

- Thunderstorms - Lightning Guide


- ARC - Are You Ready - Tornado

- Fact Sheet Tornadoes

- Preparedness Tornadoes

- Thunderstorms, Lightning, Tornadoes

- Tornado Brochure

- Tornadoes 101

- Tornadoes

- Tornadoes

- ARC - Are You Ready - Flood

- Fact Sheet - Flood

- Fact Sheet - Landslides

- Fact Sheet - Tsunami


- Preparedness Volcano

- Volcano

Winter Storms
- Extreme Cold Prevention Guide

- Fact Sheet - Winter Storms

- Preparedness - Winter Storm

- Winter Storms

- Winter Storms

- Winter Survival

- Winter Survival Course Handbook

Survival Books

Compact Survival Kit

Reprinted as permitted by U.S. Department of the Army

King James Bible
Use this to survive TEOTWAWKI

- Survival Myths

- Surviving The New World Order
B. A. Brooks

- US Army Aviation Survival Part I
Survival Elements Psychological Aspects, And Survival Medicine

- US Army Aviation Survival Part II
Protection From The Environment

- US Army Aviation Survival Part III

- US Army Aviation Survival Part IV
Direction Finding, Signaling, And Recovery

- US Army Camouflage

- US Army mountaineering techniques (basic)

- US Army mountaineering techniques (advanced)

- USMC Individuals Guide For Understanding And
Surviving Terrorism

- USMC Summer Survival Course

- USMC Water Survival Course

- USMC Winter Survival Course

- Winter Survival Handbook

- Winter Survival In Your Car

 Nuclear Survival

- 11 Steps - Nuclear Survival
This pamphlet describes what YOU can do before and following a nuclear attack.  You can greatly increase your family's and your own protection by taking the Eleven Steps to Survival

- 120 Cities

- Above Ground Fallout Shelter

- Blast Fire Resistance

- Civil Defense Shelters

- Nuclear War Survival Skills
The purpose of this book is to provide Americans and other unprepared people with information and self-help instructions that will significantly increase their chances of surviving a nuclear attack.

Nuclear Weapons Effects Handbook
A collection of graphs, nomograms, and tabulated data most frequently used by the Radiological Scientific Officer

- Nuke

- Potassium Pill

- Potassium Iodide

- Radiological Defense Officers Course Manual

- US Army NBC Decontamination

- US Army NBC Protection

- US Army Nuclear Contamination Avoidance

- US Army Radiation Protection Manual

- US Joint Services Treatment Of Nuclear And Radiological Casualties

- World Wide Nuclear Effects

- Wyoming Civil Nuclear Protection Program

- Your Basement Fallout Shelter
Guide To Basement Fallout Shelter

- You Will Survive Doomsday
Bruce Beach
Explains the myths of Nuclear Fallout and Doomsday, plus gives tips and plans for surviving a nuclear attack
Wilderness and Outdoor Survival

- Dangerous Animals

- Desert Awareness

- Plant Identification

- Poisonous Plants

- Signaling And Direction Finding

- Homemade Traps And Snares

- US Army How To Avoid Getting Lost

- US Army How To Find Your Way

- Primitive Survival Shelters

- Shelter

- Shelters, Shacks, And Shanties

- Snow Shelters


- Shortwave Radio 101

- Shortwave Radio Handbook

- The Radio Amateur's Handbook

 Medical, Health, Hygiene
 And First Aid

- Base Camp Hygiene and Health

- Bird Flu Diagnosis And Personal Hygiene

- Cholera

- Community Mitigation

- Emergency Childbirth

- Face Masks

- First Aid Management Of Minor Injuries


- Home Remedies

- Hypochorites

- Isolation Planning

- Mass Casualty Planning And Burial

- Medical Emergencies

- Management Of Asthma

- Migraine

- Pandemic Flu Citizens Guide

- Safe Burial Practices

- Survival Medicine

- US Army Field Hygiene And Sanitation

- US Army First Aid

- US Joint Services Teatment of Biological Warfare Agent Casualties

- Wilderness Med Kit
 Fuel And Alternative Energy

- Biodiesel Safety And Best Management Practices For Small-Scale And Non-Commercial Use And Production

- Concentrated Solar Thermal Power

- Foot Power

- Heat, Light And Power

- Home Heating In An Emergency

- How To Build A Cheap Wind Machine For Pumping Water

- Solar Power

- Window Box Solar Collector Design

- Winter Power Failure

- Wood Gas Generator

- ARC - Food and Water in Emergency

Build A Hand Pump

- Emergency Disinfection of Drinking Water

- Getting Started

- How To Build A Cheap Wind Machine For Pumping Water

- How To Make A Solar Still (Plastic Cover)


- Priming the Berkey Water Filter

- Purification Of Water On A Small Scale

- Rainwater Harvesting

- Simple Solar Still For The Production Of Distilled Water

- Slow Sand Filters


- Solar Photovoltaics For Irrigation Water Pumping

- Water Purification

- Water Treatment
 Fire, Heat, and Cooking

- Alternate Cooking Methods

- Bow Drill

- Bucket Stove

- Bush Fungus Stove

- Bread Box Water Heater Plans

- By Can

- Coal Extenders

- Cook Stove By The Tera CETA Method


- Double Drum Sawdust Stove

- Dutch Ovens

- Expedient Cooking

- Fighting Fire

- Fireless Cooker

- Fire Safety

- Flint, Steal and Battery

- Making Charcoal

- Plumbers Stove

- Rocket Stove

- Sawdust Burning Space Heater Stove

- Solar Cooking2

- Thermos Bottle Cooking

- Tinder Fungus
 Food - Procuring, Storage and Preserving

- Animals For Food

- Canning And Preserving
Sarah Tyson Heston Rorer(1912)

- Canning, Preserving and Jelly Making
Hill, Janet McKenzie (1915)

- Canning, Preserving and Pickling
Marion Harris Neil (1914)

- Carbohydrates

- Dehydrating Food

Emergency Food For Babies

- Essential Nutrient Sources

- Food And Water In An Emergency

- Foodborne Illnesses

- Food Safety

- Freezer Bag Meals

- Gluten Free Survival Guide

- Grains And Legumes

- Growing And Harvesting Wheat By Hand


- How To Dry Fruits And Vegetables

- How To Make A Solar Cabinet Dryer For Agricultural Produce

- How To Render Animal Fat

- How To Salt Fish

- Improvised Grain Mill

- Keeping Food Safe During An Emergency

- Mylar Bag Sealing Methods

- One Year Food Supply For One Adult

- Pantry Pests

- Peddle Operated Grain Mill

- Preserving Vegetables By Salting, Drying, And Storing
United States. Food Administration. Division of Home Conservation (1918)

- Sodium

- Solar Food Drying

- Stocking Food

- Stocking For Small Spaces And Budgets

- Storage And Rodents

- Storage In The Home

- Storage Of Wheat

- US Army Basic Food Inspection Procedures

- US Army Dairy

- US Army Food Deterioration

- US Army Fresh Fruits And Vegetables

- US Army Poultry I

- US Army Poultry II

- US Army Preservation Of Foods

- US Army Red Meats

- US Army Shell Eggs

- US Army Storage And Sanitation

- US Army Water Foods
 Recipe Books

- California Mexican-Spanish Cook Book

- Cloud City Cook Book

Delicious Peach Recipes
California Peach Growers Inc.1920.

- Genesee Valley Cookbook

- Kenton Cookbook


- Modern Women Of America Cookbook

- Most For Your Money Cookbook

- Riverside Recipe Book
This Recipe Book has been compiled and edited in
the interest of Christian Work in connection ivith the
Rutgers Riverside Presbyterian Church. 1890

- Second Parish Cookbook

- The Belgian Cookbook

- The Kirmess Cookbook

- The Pleasantville Cookbook

- Vegetarian Cookbook

- Westminster Cookbook
"One hundred and eighty-three recipes." 1876.
Gardening Books

- Bora Cultivation And Post Harvest

- Building A Floating Hydroponic Garden

- Backyard Greenhouse

- Cultivating Vegetables

- Garden Farming
Vegetable gardening Corbett, L.C. (1913)

- How To Make Fertilizer


- Garden Planning Worksheet
Brian Wachutka

- Organic Gardening

- Planning Your Garden
Rogers, William Snow,(1923)

- Pumpkin Cultivation And Post Harvest

- How To Build A Solar Crop Dryer

- How To Dry Fruits And Vegetables


- How To Make A Solar Cabinet Dryer For Agricultural Produce

- Small Plastic Greenhouses

- Test The Soil First

- The Amateur Garden

- Watermelon Cultivation And Post Harvest
 Animals and Livestock

- Handbook On Cutting Lamb

- Pratt's Practical Pointers On The Care Of Livestock And Poultry

- Raising Rabbits

- Tanning Deer Hides And Small Fur Skin

The Furrier's Friend
& adviser on dressing and tanning of fur skins and hides Ott, Gottfried F (1922)


- Blacksmithing

- Knife Sharpening

- Knots For Mountaineering, Camping, Climbing, Rescue, Etc...


- Knot Tying

- Making Candles

- Making Soap
Construction Manuals And Building Plans

- Building Plans For Poultrymen
and practical methods of poultry raising 1920

- Farm Buildings
A compilation of plans for general farm barns, cattle barns, horse barns, sheep folds, swine pens, poultry houses, silos, feeding racks, etc .. Sanders Publishing Co. (1905)


- Geyelin's Poultry Breeding,
 in a commercial point of view, as carried out by the National poultry company (limited), Bromley, Kent. Natural and artificial hatching, rearing and fattening, on entirely new and scientific principles, with all the necessary plans, elevations, sections, and details, and a notice of the poultry establishments in France - Geyelin, George Kennedy (1867)

- Plans For A Complete Beekeeping System

 - Poultry Appliances & Handicraft
how to make & use labor-saving devices, with descriptive plans for food & water supply, building & miscellaneous needs; also treats on artificial incubation & brooding; Fiske, George B. (1902)

Practical Farm Buildings;
plans and suggestions Hunter, A. F. (1905)

- US Army Frame Structures



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100 things you will wish you had stored

In light of the recent news about  the Hurricane Sandy moving towards the New England States we wanted to  provide some  preparedness information  - We hope you will  not be affected by this storm but if you are in the path please take precautions to stay safe -

100 Things You Will Wish You had Stored: 

1. Generators2. Water Filters/Purifiers

3. Portable Toilets

4. Seasoned Firewood. Wood takes about 6 - 12 months to become dried, for home uses.

5. Lamp Oil, Wicks, Lamps (First Choice: Buy CLEAR oil. If scarce, stockpile ANY!)

6. Coleman Fuel. Impossible to stockpile too much.

7. Guns, Ammunition, Pepper Spray, Knives, Clubs, Bats & Slingshots.

8. Hand-can openers, & hand egg beaters, whisks.

9. Honey/Syrups/white, brown sugar

10. Rice - Beans - Wheat
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11. Vegetable Oil (for cooking) Without it food burns/must be boiled etc.,)

12. Charcoal, Lighter Fluid (Will become scarce suddenly)

13. Water Containers (Urgent Item to obtain.) Any size. Small: HARD CLEAR PLASTIC ONLY - note - food grade if for drinking.

16. Propane Cylinders (Urgent: Definite shortages will occur.)

17. Survival Guide Book.

18. Mantles: Aladdin, Coleman, etc. (Without this item, longer-term lighting is difficult.)

19. Baby Supplies: Diapers/formula. ointments/aspirin, etc.

20. Washboards, Mop Bucket w/wringer (for Laundry)

21. Cookstoves (Propane, Coleman & Kerosene)

22. Vitamins

23. Propane Cylinder Handle-Holder (Urgent: Small canister use is dangerous without this item)

24. Feminine Hygiene/Haircare/Skin products.

25. Thermal underwear (Tops & Bottoms)

26. Bow saws, axes and hatchets, Wedges (also, honing oil)

27. Aluminum Foil Reg. & Heavy Duty (Great Cooking and Barter Item)

28. Gasoline Containers (Plastic & Metal)

29. Garbage Bags (Impossible To Have Too Many).

30. Toilet Paper, Kleenex, Paper Towels

31. Milk - Powdered & Condensed (Shake Liquid every 3 to 4 months)

32. Garden Seeds (No n-Hybrid) (A MUST)

33. Clothes pins/line/hangers (A MUST)

34. Coleman's Pump Repair Kit

35. Tuna Fish (in oil)

36. Fire Extinguishers (or..large box of Baking Soda in every room)

37. First aid kits

38. Batteries (all furthest-out for Expiration Dates)

39. Garlic, spices & vinegar, baking supplies

40. Big Dogs (and plenty of dog food)

41. Flour, yeast & salt

42. Matches. {"Strike Anywhere" preferred.) Boxed, wooden matches will go first

43. Writing paper/pads/pencils, solar calculators

44. Insulated ice chests (good for keeping items from freezing in Wintertime.)

45.  Work boots & Hats  & Gloves & durable shirts

46. Flashlights/LIGHTSTICKS & torches, "No. 76 Dietz" Lanterns

47. Journals, Diaries & Scrapbooks (jot down ideas, feelings, experience; Historic Times)

48. Garbage cans Plastic (great for storage, water, transporting - if with wheels)

49. Men's Hygiene: Shampoo, Toothbrush/paste, Mouthwash/floss, nail clippers, etc

50. Cast iron cookware (sturdy, efficient)

51. Fishing supplies/tools

52. Mosquito coils/repellent, sprays/creams

53. Duct Tape

54. Tarps/stakes/twine/nails/rope/spikes

55. Candles

56. Laundry Detergent (liquid)

57. Backpacks, Duffel Bags

58. Garden tools & supplies

59. Scissors, fabrics & sewing supplies

60. Canned Fruits, Veggies, Soups, stews, etc.

61. Bleach (plain, NOT scented: 4 to 6% sodium hypochlorite)

62. Canning supplies, (Jars/lids/wax)

63. Knives & Sharpening tools: files, stones, steel

64. Bicycles...Tires/tubes/pumps/chains, etc

65. Sleeping Bags & blankets/pillows/mats

66. Carbon Monoxide Alarm (battery powered)

67. Board Games, Cards, Dice

68. d-con Rat poison, MOUSE PRUFE II, Roach Killer

69. Mousetraps, Ant traps & cockroach magnets

70. Paper plates/cups/utensils (stock up, folks)

71. Baby wipes, oils, waterless & Antibacterial soap (sav es a lot of water)

72. Rain gear, rubberized boots, etc.

73. Shaving supplies (razors & creams, talc, after shave)

74. Hand pumps & siphons (for water and for fuels)

75. Soysauce, vinegar, bullions/gravy/soupbase

76. Reading glasses

77. Chocolate/Cocoa/Tang/Punch (water enhancers)

78. "Survival-in-a-Can"

79. Woolen clothing, scarves/ear-muffs/mittens

80. Boy Scout Handbook, / also Leaders Catalog

81. Roll-on Window Insulation Kit (MANCO)

82. Graham crackers, saltines, pretzels, Trail mix/Jerky

83. Popcorn, Peanut Butter, Nuts

84. Socks, Underwear, T-shirts, etc. (extras)

85. Lumber (all types)

86. Wagons & carts (for transport to and from)

87. Cots & Inflatable mattress's

88. Gloves: Work/warming/gardening, etc.

89. Lantern Hangers

90. Screen Patches, glue, nails, screws,, nuts & bolts

91. Teas

92. Coffee

93. Cigarettes

94. Wine/Liquors (for bribes, medicinal, etc,)

95. Paraffin wax

96. Glue, nails, nuts, bolts, screws, etc.

97. Chewing gum/candies

98. Atomizers (for cooling/bathing

99. Hats    

100. cotton neckerchiefs

#10. FM 4-25-11 First Aid (2002)Military First Aid Manual.First aid information is a must – get training before you need it – use this manual for reference.
#9. Guide to Canning– Being able to preserve crops to be able to provide for yourself and your family long after the growing season is over is important. This guide will help with that.
#8. Rangers Handbook (2006) – Crammed with info on demolitions, booby traps, communications, patrolling, tactical movement, battle drills, combat intelligence and much more
#7. Where There is No Dentist– The author uses straightforward language and careful instructions to explain how to: examine patients; diagnose common dental problems; make and use dental equipment; use local anesthetics; place fillings; and remove teeth.
#6. NATO Emergency War Surgery– While this is certainly not a manual that would stand alone in most persons emergency/disaster library, it is an absolutely necessary resource if you expect to handle any type of trauma where immediate comprehensive medical care is not available.
#5. A Guide to Raised Bed Gardening– This is not an “all knowing” gardening book – however it provides a lot of information to the “urban gardener” before or after TSHTF. Best to get the experience and knowledge of gardening NOW rather than later.
#4. FM 3-06 Combined Arms Operations in Urban Terrain – Combat techniques covered in the manual which may be very valuable in a “Roadwarrior”-type world.
#3. 1881 Household Cyclopedia – A massive resource of information that much of it has been lost over the past 203 generations. From Angling to Knitting – its here.
#2. FM 21-76-1 Survival-Evasion-Recovery (1999) – Excellent manual geared towards the soldier that finds himself behind enemy lines
#1. FM 21-76 US Army Survival Manual – From This manual has been written to help you acquire survival skills. It tells you how to travel, find water and food, shelter yourself from the weather and care for yourself if you become sick or injured. This information is first treated generally and then applied specifically to such special areas as the Arctic, the desert, the jungle and the ocean.1970 Military Issue Manual. General Introduction and Individual and Group Survival Orientation Navigation, Finding Water In All Parts of The Globe. How To Obtain Food, Start a Fire and much more!

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