It Hits The Fan – Basic SHTF Preparedness Guide For Everyone

Are you prepared enough to survive when the grid suddenly goes down?  Your approach to survival should be designed for you to be ready in almost any given situation when SHTF.

A lot of people are concerned about what to do and where to start.  Yet they don’t possess the skills whether it was never taught to them, or they just haven’t seriously thought about it until now.

Regardless, it’s never too late to learn the essentials of survival.  It’s your key to increasing your chances of getting through the most unexpected big scale disaster that could ever happen.

Basic SHTF Preparedness Guide For Everyone

Some folks want to spend thousands of dollars right out the gate thinking that this is the right approach.  You have to think that you also have a life to live so think wisely about how not to be too worried about the issue.

Disasters can happen in such short notice so your best bet is to be prepared using the most important tips every prepper should be aware of to help you survive.

Some things are just better prepared for before considering stuff such as firearms, clothing, and others.  Expand your understanding about SHTF preparedness and you’ll see how to think wisely in these situations.

Create your bug out plan

Bug out refers to shelter outside of your home. When SHTF, sometimes you’re forced to leave the comforts of your home.

With that said, a bug out plan comes in handy because you already know where to go.

Create your bug out plan  It Hits The Fan – Basic SHTF Preparedness Guide For Everyone

Some preppers often go for RVs as their bug out plan, but I know of some preppers who build a home off the grid – like a cabin in the middle of the woods or another home in another state.

Read more about bug out plans here.

Create your bug in plan

A bug in plan is the complete opposite of a bug out, and this refers to keeping yourself within the confines of your own home. In simpler terms, you are locking yourself inside the house.

Preppers have long debated whether or not bugging out is better than bugging in, but for me, they both have their own merits. Having a bug in plan and a bug out plan is important because you never know when SHTF.

Read more about bug in plans here.

Create a COMMO plan

COMMO, or simply prepper jargon for communication, is important for a lot of reasons. You’ll need to be in touch with your family or fellow preppers when SHTF at all times.

A COMMO plan must include common rendezvous points, recon points, and point persons. You may include your fellow preppers in your COMMO plan as well, and you need to make sure that your family members are well-oriented with your plan.

You may read more about recon plans for your family here.

Build a team or network of preppers

You cannot survive on your own if you don’t have a team. In the USA, there’s already a growing number of teams and networks of preppers within each state that you can join.

Or, you can join our very own FPA: Family Protection Association. Click here!

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