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Preparedness planning is a prudent and wise action to take. This search for provisions, however, can create a dilemma – Who do you trust? […]

A Comprehensive Guide to Long Term Food Reliance Updated

Use “A Comprehensive Guide to Long Term Food Reliance” as the language of long term food storage – defining and clarifying terms, product options, and related information […]

Attitude An Essential Element

Yes – attitude is a decision – your attitude during a traumatic event or disaster is essential for survival – attitude is everything. So what does this mean, especially during an emergency, disaster, or catastrophic event? […]

The Foundational Article for Preparedness Planning

By Denis Korn

Of the many I have written, I believe this to be the primary foundational article required for effective and thorough preparedness planning. Written years ago and updated frequently.

These 12 crucial questions of preparedness planning are a result of expansion and modification of questions given in The Essential Emergency Planning […]

Triggering Events

As you reflect on the scenarios that you presume might – or might not – occur, think about the concept of a “triggering event.” Ask yourself, What are the triggering events that will motivate me to immediate action? […]

Ten Fundamental Components of Emergency Planning

These 10 Foundational Elements of Emergency Preparedness Planning – AND RESILIENCY – and the suggested links are in my opinion an essential component to the beginning, improving and solidifying an effective, successful and beneficial preparedness and disaster survival plan. […]

Evacuate – Essential Guidelines Updated

The timeliness of this information cannot be overstated! The uncertainty of the times requires appropriate preparation and answering the questions contained in this article. […]

The Definitive Essentials Checklist

This exceptionally comprehensive essential checklist for emergency preparedness should be a crucial assist in your emergency, survival and outdoor adventure planning – study it carefully! It is one of the most comprehensive lists available – thankfully copied by many. […]

Why Are So Many People of Diverse Communities Being Called to Prepare?

I knew then that Y2K was just a wake-up call for more serious potential events yet to come years into the future – that future is with us now. […]

Essential Home and Vehicle Emergency Kit and Family Preparedness Information

The uncertainty of the times requires appropriate preparation and answering the questions contained in this article. […]

The Idolatry of Self-Reliance Revisited

By Denis Korn

It is time once again to share an article I posted two years ago and this is an appropriate companion to my last post Spiritual Survival. As current political and social events continue to become more and more critical, the significance of this post becomes more and more essential. While the […]

Honesty – The Cornerstone of Preparedness and the 6 Essential Questions

By Denis Korn

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It is time once again to call attention to a previous post regarding a most essential factor in preparing for emergencies or disasters – HONESTY! This subject is not to be overlooked […]

Is Your Entire Family Prepared for Emergencies at All Times?

By Denis Korn

Is your ENTIRE family prepared for emergencies at all times? Is your ENTIRE family:

Secure Knowledgeable Responsible Patient Prayerful Vigilant

in an emergency situation?

Recent events have brought us catastrophic circumstances that have had devastating and lasting effects on thousands of people around the world. I pray that you take this advice […]

The Essential & Comprehensive Checklist

As we enter the holiday season and the winter, it is extremely important to have essential provisions on hand. […]

Tipping Points and Triggering Events for Action

A simple way to begin a dialog is to develop a list of tipping points and triggering events that might occur that will encourage your dissenting friends and relatives into action. […]

Wisdom – Discernment – Truth – Deceit and Delusion

It appears self-evident that our country and society will be tested and subjected to events of great consequence and magnitude. We must be equipped spiritually, emotionally and physically to prevail during the months ahead. […]

The Essential Elements of Preparedness

It is my belief that the most essential and foundational elements of preparedness are attitude, critical thinking, knowledge, trust in God, appropriate emotion and spiritual awareness. […]

Food Storage Packing – Do-it-yourself Facts & Myths

By Denis Korn

Know the facts about do-it-yourself packing!

By popular demand I am posting this updated article first written 5 years ago and still timely and important, especially as more and more folks are packing their own to save money and create a diverse selection of food reserves. This information is always […]

Critical Questions and Essential Information About Bug-Out-Bags and Vehicle Preparedness

By Denis Korn

This post – Critical Questions and Essential Information About Bug-Out-Bags and Vehicle Preparedness – is a valuable companion to the post Essential Checklist for Emergency Preparedness & Outdoor Adventure Planning – Including Vehicle Preparedness – Latest Update. You are encouraged to share this post and its vital information with family, friends, […]

Long Term Food Storage – A Comprehensive Primer

By Denis Korn


The language of long term food storage – defining and clarifying terms, product options and related information

As the awareness and motivation to store food provisions for extended periods of time grows with every alarming headline, I have been asked to once again post one of the important 15 Foundational […]