Emergency Water Storage for Societal Collapse

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Have a plan for emergency water storage because societal collapse leads to substantial disrSocietyor the failure of most services, including municipal water supplies. The goal of preparing for this is to have a reliable water source and/or a way to store clean water before SHTF. If I’m honest, my water storage is not up to … Read more

What Would Societal Collapse Look Like: End Game

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Typically societal collapse is a long slow decline, but exceptions exist. For instance, warfare, drought, large-scale natural disasters, totalitarianism, lack of personal freedom, or terrorism can quickly bring on societal collapse. The main reason I say this is because a majority of the people in the western world provide for themselves by doing jobs that … Read more

6 Realistic Societal Collapse Scenarios

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You can’t get more realistic Societal Collapse Scenarios than the ones listed below. Why? Because they happened. The examples aren’t the zombie apocalypse, but they might as well be when you look at the death tolls from war, famine, disease, genocide, and poor living conditions. Because my writing leans towards survival and emergency preparedness, I’m … Read more

Societal Collapse: The Road to Self-Reliance

Try to imagine what self-reliance means during a major catastrophe like societal collapse. The worst-case scenario has you providing everything for yourself. Start preparing for collapse by getting survival food, water, and shelter in order and honing your other survival skills. Focus on doing things without electricity or running water. Plan as if all civilized … Read more

Prepare For Societal Collapse: 26 areas to work on

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Prepare for societal collapse to survive social and economic collapse under conditions that resemble a Mad Max movie. No laws, No Law enforcement, No public services, No supply chains, and currency devaluation. An environment of chaos and unpredictability where the only thing between surviving or not is your preparation. Use the following 26 concepts to … Read more

Surviving the Apocalypse: 93 Skills For Societal Collapse

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A list of ninety-three skills for surviving the apocalypse and societal collapse. By becoming as independent of the system as possible you will have a leg up when and if the United States suffers an economic collapse or the failure of our food system. These skills are more valuable than gold for surviving independently from … Read more

Society Collapse: 5 Indications that Rome is Burning

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With society’s collapse, all bets are off, and survival isn’t guaranteed even for the prepared. The most likely collapse scenario in the Western World is financial collapse. A consumerist society greased by a global financial system teetering on the edge of the abyss. I am not a professional scientist or a specialist in Collapsology, but … Read more

Food for the Collapse: Top 5 to Stockpile

The possibility of Societal upheaval is a solid reason to start stockpiling food for the collapse. Dry staples like white rice, dry beans, grain, canned and freeze-dried foods, and produce preserved from a survival garden will keep you sustained when the supply chain breaks down. There is a distinct possibility that we will face economic … Read more

Non-food supplies to store for food shortages and emergencies

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Following is a list of non-food supplies to stockpile for food shortages and emergency situations like natural catastrophes, and civil unrest. If food shortages get bad enough, they can lead to societal collapse where electricity is out, and grocery store shelves are bare. Next, let’s examine some of the non-food supplies to start storing for … Read more

15 Foods to Store for Shortages

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Following is a list of fifteen foods to store for shortages in preparation for empty grocery shelves. None of these foods require refrigeration and they have the longest shelf-life. I’ve seen a lot of lists for food shortages that include perishable foods. I would avoid storing perishables unless they are freeze-dried or canned because they … Read more