Your Guide to Emergency Home Storage by Alan K. Briscoe
In this complex age, unexpected events can suddenly disrupt the lives and well-being of families, communities, and even nations, placing people in danger and at risk for extended periods of time. In such circumstances, it is crucial that every family should have an emergency readiness plan.
Your Guide to Emergency Home Storage is designed to answer basic questions and give sound advice in many facets of home storage and emergency preparedness. It is an indispensable handbook filled with countless tips on:
When and how to begin acquiring, storing, and rotating your food supply Food and nonfood items you should store How much food you will need per person for a three-, six-, nine-, or twelve-month period of time The basic five nutritious foods needed in order to survive an emergency situation The estimated cost of an adequate food storage program How and when to use dehydrated foods Solving food storage problems, such as lack of space, moisture worries, temperature concerns, and insect and rodent infestation Storing emergency medical supplies Purchasing paper goods and sanitation supplies Gardening tools to have on hand How to stay warm
Without a doubt, Your Guide to Emergency Home Storage is one of the most comprehensive and practical manuals for those who are serious about being prepared. It offers an in-depth and thorough guide to emergency preparedness, and no home or community library should be without it!
This is the best inexpensive guide to family emergency storage available! You'll find it to be an excellent starting point for building an emergency readiness library.
The first portion of the book focuses on food storage. It covers many aspects of the subject in considerable depth, presenting eight different plans which you can use to guide your family's personal storage program. These range from the basic five foods to comprehensive plans involving many foods, and also includes programs based on dehydrated foods and freeze-dried products. Valuable information is provided on rotating foods to maintain freshness, the average shelf-life of numerous food products, and detailed insights on controlling food-storage factors such as temperature, moisture, time, light, and insect elimination. Plans are provided for making an inexpensive rolling-can shelf unit. The focus shifts to quantity food buying, and the book provides numerous tips on how to use your funds to the best advantage. Then the entire food-storage process is summarized in the Keys to Successful Food Storage chapter.
The second portion of the book deals with other types of emergency storage. Its coverage includes emergency heating, medical supplies, paper goods and sanitation needs, and storing clothing and gardening supplies.
Your Guide to Emergency Home Storage presents a broad spectrum of essential ideas that will help you begin and organize your family's personal readiness program effectively.