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You never know when disaster will strike. A natural disaster such as a hurricane or earthquake or tornado, a manmade disaster such as a major power outage, or failure of infrastructure, or even things like a terrorist attack or civil unrest. Prepping is a practice of being prepared for such situations.

These activities have become more popular or more visible in recent years, as evidenced by the show Doomsday Preppers on National Geographic. It could be the times we leave in, the status of the economy, geopolitical tension, or something else. What is certain is that more and more people feel the need to not have to rely on society or the government to take care of their basic needs, and they're not wrong in their belief. After major storms like Katrina, Sandry, or the Joplin tornados you might go weeks without electricity, the store shelves might empty out, if you don't have a supply you will have to leave, or be reliant on handouts. For most, making these preparations are about rather having them, and not needing them, than needing them, and not having them.

There are multiple aspects to prepping or emergency preparedness. The first is regular preparedness, such has having a store of food, water, medicine, and other essentials, the US government recommends you do so, for emergency situations, but you're better off laying in a larger store than they recommend. The second aspect to prepping is about being self sufficient. Being able to live off the land, provide your own electricity, food, shelter, and fuel, serves you both in an emergency situation when you might need those resources, especially a long term one, but also allows you a hedge against ever rising inflation in the prices for those goods. When you grow your own vegetables, food price inflation at the grocery store affects you less.

So, for this section of our site, we focus on both aspects of prepping. Preparing for emergencies and disasters, but also just being self sufficient, homesteading, living off the land and off the grid.

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