Preparedness Principles: The Complete Personal Preparedness Resource Guide

News of Calamity, disaster, and war got you down? Afraid of how you’ll survive if you lose your job? Wondering what to do when the “big one” hits? Wonder no more. Personal Preparedness expert Barbara Salsbury brings together years of research and experience, giving you the know-how to set up an organized, practical, personal preparedness program that will provide for most wants and needs in any emergency situation. Preparedness Principles, the most comprehensive preparedness guide ever published, offers exclusive details about: Four new categories of preparedness; New bare-bones basics; The Pantry Principle; Storm shelters, safe rooms, and safe havens; and Indoor farming. This book is so comprehensive you need to do yourself the favor of clicking on the Complete Description link below and scanning its complete table of contents. 

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    by Barbara Salsbury

    News of Calamity, disaster, and war got you down? Afraid of how you’ll survive if you lose your job? Wondering what to do when the “big one” hits? Wonder no more.

    Personal Preparedness expert Barbara Salsbury brings together years of research and experience, giving you the know-how to set up an organized, practical, personal preparedness program that will provide for most wants and needs in any emergency situation.

    Preparedness Principles, the most comprehensive preparedness guide ever published, offers exclusive details about:

    • Four new categories of preparedness
    • New bare-bones basics
    • The Pantry Principle
    • Storm shelters, safe rooms, and safe havens
    • Indoor farming
    • And much more!

    If you’re serious about a personalized preparedness action plan, this quintessential reference book is for you!

    Chapters include:

    Acknowledgements

    Introduction

    Section I: Essential Elements

    1. Under the Umbrella of Preparedness
    2. Planning Principles: Knowledge, Practice and Lists
    3. Money Matters!
    4. The Pantry System: Finding a Place for Everything
    5. Keys to Storage: What to Do with It when You Get It
    6. Pyramid Planning for Preparedness: Nutrition in a Nutshell

    Section II: Principles for Surviving Worst-Case Scenarios

    1. If Worse Comes to Worse
    2. Bare-Bones Basics
    3. Bare-Bones Basics: Complements
    4. Bare-Bones Basics: What Do I Need and How Much Is Enough?
    5. Sprouting: Greens and Grains
    6. Indoor Farming: The Answer for Year-Round Produce

    Section III: Principles of Provident Living

    1. Living Providently
    2. The Pantry Principle
    3. My Pantry: What Do I Need and How Much Is Enough?
    4. How Can I Store a McDonald’s in My Cupboard
    5. Growing Your Own Groceries: Mighty Mini-Gardens

    Section IV: Principles for Dealing with Disasters

    1. Emergency Preparedness: Getting Started
    2. Shelter: A Storm Shelter, a Safe Room, or a Safe Place
    3. Just Add Water: When the Well Runs Dry
    4. Makeshift Meals for Tumultuous Times
    5. Staying Warm without a Furnace
    6. Dealing with the Flame Factor
    7. Fuel Storage Guidelines
    8. Emergency Cooking-Stove Options
    9. When the Light Switch Fails
    10. Emergency Heating Options
    11. Transportation: Getting from here to There
    12. Communication: “This Is a Test . . .”
    13. Sanitation
    14. Doing the Laundry the Nonelectric Way
    15. First Aid or Worst Aid: You Do Have a Choice
    16. Personal Care
    17. Morale Boosters: Games and Goodies Are Essential Ingredients
    18. If Your Family Is Separated During an Emergency
    19. Neighborhood Care-in-a-Crisis

    Section V: Principles for Emergency Evacuations

    1. It’s Time to Plan . . . not Panic
    2. Create a Kit: Your Mini Home Away from Home
    3. Meals from a Kit
    4. Water: A Critical Kit Component
    5. Shelter, Light, and a Security Blanket
    6. Short-Term Sanitation, Hygiene. And First Aid
    7. Important Miscellaneous Items
    8. Getting It Together and Keeping it Together
    9. Care-in-a-Crisis Evacuation Plans
    10. Guidelines to an Emergency Evacuation
    11. A Final Note

    Appendices

    1. Building Pantry Solutions
      1. Shelves above the Washer and Dryer
      2. Shelves in a Closet
      3. Shelves on Backs of Doors
      4. Shelves on the Wall of a Room
      5. Storage Room Shelves and Shelves as a Room Divider
      6. Shelves under a Sink
      7. Shelves in the Stairwell under the Stairs
    2. Meals Solely from Foods in Your Pantry
    3. Possible Garden Layouts for Small Plots or Patios
    4. Directions for Building a Stack Garden
    5. Getting Algae out of Water Barrels
    6. The Thermos: A Common Yet Unique Piece of Emergency Preparedness Equipment
    7. Adapting a Blanket into a Temporary Blanket Robe
    8. Making Newspaper Logs
    9. How to Fill and Use an Oil Lamp
    10. Using a Fire Extinguisher
    11. How to Shut Off Your Gas in an Emergency
    12. What to Do With Your Refrigerator and Freezer When the Electricity is Out
    13. Preparing for Specific Natural Disasters
    14. Preparing for Terrorism
    15. Sheltering in Place
    16. Important Papers to Include in Your 72 Hour Emergency Kit

    Index

    About the Author

    8.5” x 11” paperback

    365 pages