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Inexpensive Earthbag Storm Shelter

Earthbag building uses polypropylene rice bags or feed bags filled with soil or insulation that are stacked like masonry and tamped flat. Barbed wire between courses keeps bags from slipping and adds tensile strength. Thousands of people are now building with bags to create root cellars, storm cellars and survival shelters. Non-profit organizations are building…

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Long Term Water Storage

In most emergency situations, fresh drinking water is the most important item you can store. It is recommended to have both stationary emergency water storage and portable storage in containers light enough to carry in an emergency. Be sure to take into consideration that water weighs 8 lbs. per gallon. Preparedness authorities like FEMA recommend…

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