RICE ESSENTIALS

RICE ESSENTIALS
Beans are among the oldest of foods and today are considered an important staple for millions of people. They are important in the diet, and easy on the budget. Dried beans and peas are excellent home storage items, since they store well and furnish good nutrition. The kinds recommended for storage would be a matter of personal preference. Varietie...
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RICE ESSENTIALS

RICE ESSENTIALS
Rice has been a staple food for many people for centuries. A versatile food, it can be used as a cereal, as a side dish, combined with meat or vegetable in a casserole, or in soups, custards, and puddings. There are five different kinds of rice: Brown Rice: Whole unpolished kernels with only hull removed. Not recommended for long term storage. Reco...
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WHEAT ESSENTIALS

WHEAT ESSENTIALS
STORING WHEAT One half pound of wheat provides the following: 30 grams of protein, over 1 milligram of thiatin, 8 milligrams of niacin, 6 milligrams of iron, some riboflavin and other nutrients. In the storing of wheat the following points should be kept in mind: kind or variety, grade, moisture, container, storage, known minerals and known vitamin...
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HOW TO SURVIVE A “BOLT OUT OF THE BLUE"

HOW TO SURVIVE A “BOLT OUT OF THE BLUE"
In the event of a nuclear confrontation, unless you are al­ready located at a secure shelter or retreat site, you may be confronted with a complete surprise attack (called a Bolt Out Of the Blue or BOOB) or a chaotic relocation within hours or days of an imminent attack. It is known that the U.S. would have approximately a 5-12 minutes warning abou...
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SURVIVAL TRANSPORTATION

SURVIVAL TRANSPORTATION
This paper was originally written in 1984. It was very good then and is still valid in many points today.However 25 years have gone by and there have been some very important technological advances that were not even considered then. So, this paper is intended to update this subject and add the new advantages that have come about since 1984. This p...
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MEDICAL PREPARATIONS FOR THE SURVIVALIST

MEDICAL PREPARATIONS FOR THE SURVIVALIST
This paper was originally written in 1984 by J. Dierking. Since this topic was initially written 25 years ago many things have changed in the health care field. Many changes have occurred in the political arenas that were considered fantasy in 1984. For example, the fall of the Soviet Union, the collapse of the Berlin Wall and the reunification of ...
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COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS FOR THE SURVIVALIST

COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS FOR THE SURVIVALIST
This subject was originally published in 1984. Since then many advances have occurred that has opened up new vistas for the survivalist. This paper hopes to deal with these new considerations and to clarify some of the information presented in the old papers. This paper replaces the previous version of SP84-13. CHOICES It is difficult to decide whi...
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EVALUATING THE .22 CALIBER RIMFIRE AS A SURVIVAL WEAPON

EVALUATING THE .22 CALIBER RIMFIRE AS A SURVIVAL WEAPON
The .22 rimfire is probably the world's most available, yet underrated cartridge. This round is familiar to anyone with any knowledge of firearms, but is all too often considered only for plinking or training purposes. Despite the admitted low power, the .22 should be given careful consideration if one is planning to acquire one or more survival we...
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COMBATING RADIATION EXPOSURE

COMBATING RADIATION EXPOSURE
One of the primary concerns following a nuclear war or acci­dent is exposure to radiation. While there are no "wonder drugs" currently available to combat radiation damage, some substances are now available which can reduce the damage by helping to remove the sources of the radiation from the body. The following information was gleaned from a numbe...
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RADIATION DETECTION AND MEASURING EQUIPMENT

RADIATION DETECTION AND MEASURING EQUIPMENT
In the aftermath of nuclear war or following a nuclear plant accident, high levels of radiation could threaten your survival location. Perhaps government authorities can broadcast advisories to help you protect yourself; perhaps not! This information can assist with selection of reliable monitoring equipment for independent protective action. RADIA...
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SEEDS FOR SURVIVAL

SEEDS FOR SURVIVAL
If some cataclysmic event occurred which put the survivors in a primitive existence situation, one of the priority survival items would probably be vegetable and grain seeds. These seeds might represent the ability to obtain edible food for yourself and what­ever livestock you possessed. This paper only covers what seeds should be selected, how to ...
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SURVIVAL FORAGING FOR WILD FOODS

SURVIVAL FORAGING FOR WILD FOODS
Oliver Cromwell wanted to be painted "warts and all". This paper will be similarly realistic. The more I learn about wild foods, the less confident I am of my own, or anyone's, ability to "live off the land" for prolonged periods under today's con­ditions. Foraging can be a great deal of fun, when you don't have to do it, but wild foods should be r...
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SURVIVAL FOOD STOCKPILING

SURVIVAL FOOD STOCKPILING
If you are interested in long-term survival enough to be read­ing this paper, it is not necessary to belabor the necessity of stockpiling food. The questions addressed in this paper are: how much to stockpile, what alternatives are available, and how to replenish the stockpile while in use. HOW MUCH TO STOCKPILE? Most Survivalist writers recommend ...
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HARMFUL ADDITIVES THAT COULD BE IN YOUR SURVIVAL FOOD STOCKPILE

HARMFUL ADDITIVES THAT COULD BE IN YOUR SURVIVAL FOOD STOCKPILE
While many advocates of storing up bountiful supplies of survival food are on the right track, few are aware of a potential pitfall in their plans. This paper highlights little-known dangers in using processed foods, particularly those prepared for lone-term storage; and the remedies for their shortcomings. WHY BE CONCERNED? I was talking with a lo...
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A LAPTOP COMPUTER AND YOUR FAMILY’S SURVIVAL

A LAPTOP COMPUTER AND YOUR FAMILY’S SURVIVAL
What If the Unexpected Happens Natural disasters like hurricanes, earthquakes, and floods as well as man-made disasters, such as terrorist's attacks, chemical, biological or nuclear warfare; are always a possible reality. Imagine the unexpected has happened and you may need to relocate your family to safety as quickly as possible for an extended pe...
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