Category Archives: Supplies

Water is essential for life, and it is essential in your emergency provisions. Typically a person could survive, if they are not doing any physical activity, about three days, without water.  There have been cases where people have survived many more days without water, but usually with some pretty harsh health penalties. Civil defence recommendations […]

After any type of disaster / emergency, loss of electricity and phone lines is a real possibility.  When we lose either of these things we also lose our ability to pay for goods or services by EFTPOS or Credit Cards. After the recent Kaikoura earthquakes I heard of a new challenge – the ATM machines […]

I often talk about eight types of things you should consider for your emergency kits: Communications First-aid / Medications Food Hygiene Lighting Safety Gear Warmth / Shelter Water On our mind map these are all numbered #1.  Because they are all important. If I took any medication that I needed to keep me alive – […]