These are the most useful sites I’ve found out there regarding disaster preparedness and long term planning considerations. Use the following pages to immediately jump-start your long term preparedness


Plenty of information covering earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, winter storms, wildfires, volcanoes, floods, and more.


Food Storage, Bulk Foods, Cooking

Many handy long term food storage, preservation, bulk foods, and cooking sites. This page is dedicated to other sites or files I have found useful and that will help to prepare you beyond a few days or weeks. I would also encourage you to review the Food and Water books I recommend for purchase from You’ll find books on emergency food storage, gardening, root-cellaring, and food preservation.


Hazard Risk Assessment Tools

A variety of links to online government sites that will help you to assess (and keep tabs on) the potential for all sorts of natural disaster risks, including earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, severe thunderstorms, flooding, landslides and so on. The information here is well worth the time to view and understand so that you have an accurate understanding of the disasters that threaten you and your family.


Home and Personal Safety

You’ll find a whole ton of information here regarding general home safety, fire safety, elderly safety, persons with disabilities, shelters you can build, as well as personal defense information, weapons, NBC, EMP and growing!


Medical and Sanitation Guides

Here are some of the best emergency medical treatment guides and information I’ve found on the Net. I encourage you to take the time to read (and download) the majority of this information. From a variety of medical guides to information on pandemics and even natural remedies, each of these guides will provide a unique view on health care for non-medical individuals (like me). I would also suggest you view the Medical and First Aid books I recommend purchasing from You’ll find an assortment of wilderness medical guides, first aid, and folk remedies.


Real-Time Hazards Monitoring

Keep track of all the major weather patterns in one easy place, including earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, tsunamis, volcanoes, wildfires, and more. Check it out!


Water Procurement and Treatment

Interesting links to worthwhile water procurement and water treatment sites, including detailed information regarding water contamination, water treatment options, where to find water in your home, how to collect rainwater, and what to do with greywater and more.


Way More Resources!

Even more information that just didn’t fit anywhere else including a variety of preparedness manuals and guides, alternative energy resources, and more!