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Disaster Proof, Liberty Forum 2010


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The 12 Keys to 21st Century Preparedness. I gave this lecture at the Free State Project\'s Liberty Forum

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Disaster Proof, Liberty Forum 2010

  1. 1. Disaster-proof your Life 21st Century PreparednessA key Component to your Liberty!<br />By: Devin S. Standard<br />NRA Firearms Instructor, Accomplished Martial Artist, Wilderness Survival Institute Graduate, World Traveler & Preparedness Expert- Not a lawyer!<br /><br />
  2. 2. Dozen Disaster-Proof Tips!<br />Know your Threats<br />Make a Plan<br />Get Protection<br />Get Training<br />Learn First Aid<br />Hunker down<br />Every day carry<br />72hr Bug out bag<br />Cash is King<br />Food & Water<br />Light & Heat<br />Cowboy Up! <br />Don’t count on FEMA for your family’s health & safety!<br />
  3. 3. This is fun, not necessarily DISASTER PREPPING!<br />Although the skills could come in handy in a crisis<br />
  4. 4. 1.Know your most likely threatsDisasters Really Happen Every Day<br />Earthquake<br />Hurricane<br />Blizzard<br />Flood<br />Riot<br />Tsunami<br />Wildfire<br />Blackout<br />Pandemic<br />Bank failure<br />Terrorism<br />Job Loss<br />Accident<br />Getting lost<br />War/Insurrection<br />Paranoia doesn’t mean they aren’t out to get you! <br />There just aren’t enough 1st responders to get to you. <br />
  5. 5. 2. Make a PlanStay out of FEMA camps<br />Learn to be prepared!<br />Plan for your threats<br />Family meet up plan<br />Family comms plan<br />Decide-stay or go?<br />Define fam/friend roles<br />Include trusty neighbors<br />Write down the plan<br />Have a back up plan,JIC<br />Follow your plan<br />Survive & thrive<br />
  6. 6. 2. Make a PlanRule of 3’s<br />You can generally survive for: <br />3 Weeks w/out food<br />3 Days w/out H2O<br />3-4 Min w/out O2<br />DON’T PANIC!<br />3 min. of thought outside the impact zone and<br />33 min of training/month could save your life!<br />
  7. 7. 3.Get Real Protection Decide to Survive<br />Get the following <br />Guns & tons of ammo<br />Shotgun<br />Rifle<br />Pistol<br />37MM launcher<br />Taser<br />Gun-fighting school<br />Practice<br />Lights/batteries <br />Fire extinguishers<br />Detectors<br />Handcuffs/Keys<br />Hatchet/Machete<br />Sturdy belt knife/folder<br />Undefeatable attitude<br />Body Armor<br />Bible/Torah<br />Common calibers ensure access to ammo<br />
  8. 8. 4. Get TrainingIt’s still Legal!<br />Budget Rifle skills Appleseed.<br />Gun-fighting school.<br />Martial arts schools<br />Knife-fighting school<br />Invest in your family today!<br />
  9. 9. 5.Learn 1st Aid Teach others & Practice<br />Train and you won’t panic!: <br />Scouts<br />Red Cross<br />Military<br />Fire dept./EMT<br />Schools<br />Heart Assoc.<br />
  10. 10. 6. Hunker Down at HomeYour fortress in the storm<br />Wks of food, H2O, light/heat, clothes, news & protection need be stored!<br />It is easy to slowly gather & organize<br />
  11. 11. 7. EDC= PreparednessCalm, Methodical, Evacuation<br />Know laws & co. policy<br />Pay attention in airports!<br />
  12. 12. 8. 72hrBug Out Bag/TeammateCalm, Methodical, Evacuation<br />Protection Food/H2O<br />Shelter Clothing<br />Hygiene Light/Fire<br />Doc’s/disk Hatchet<br />Cash Comm’s<br />Navigation 1st Aid<br />Entertainment Real knife<br />Bolt cutters Multi-tool<br />Sharpie Notebook<br />Tacks Can opener<br />Sleeping Signaling<br />Mini-solar panel <br />and other useful, light weight items for each member of your team!<br />
  13. 13. 9. Cash is KingIn a land w/ no ATM’s<br />Min $500, small bills<br />Quarters rolls<br />Bank box keys<br />Silver $ rolls<br />Gold coins <br />Pre-1964 coins<br />Common cal. ammo<br />Skills for barter<br />
  14. 14. 10. Food & Water3 Days sans H2O or 3 Weeks sans Food = Death <br />Evacuation<br />Portable<br />Non-perishable<br />Hi-energy content<br />Cutlery optional<br />Moist<br />Vitamins<br />Mt. House, MRE’s<br />Canteen/Bottle<br />Purification<br />Tablets<br />Pump, etc.<br />Hunkered Down<br />Plant a garden, orchard<br />Learn canning<br />A few extra cans/trip<br />Well, stream, pool or pond<br />Plain bleach or iodine <br />Mt. House freeze dried, or MRE’s<br />Water purification,<br />Mt. Research<br />Big Berkey<br />Hunting, fishing<br />Gas grill/camp stove<br />Hot water heater 40G<br /><ul><li>Learn about nutrition, calories, vitamins, etc., & don’t cook when the hungry will smell it.</li></li></ul><li>11.Light & HeatDominate the Dark & Cold<br />Phys & psych benefit<br />Fuel plus:<br />Generator<br />Lanterns<br />Fireplace<br />Fire pit<br />Chain saw/Axe/Hatchet<br />Batteries plus:<br />Flashlights <br />NVG, Thermal<br />Portable radio<br />Candle & w’proof matches, lighter, glo-stick<br />Flint & steel,<br />Hand/body warmers<br />Avoid attention<br />Black out cloth<br />Cardboard<br />Duct tape<br />Avoid powering up at night if neighbors are blacked out.<br />
  15. 15. 12.Cowboy Up!<br />Disaster Defiance, Don’t be aVictim!<br />Fight for family, friends and self!<br />
  16. 16. Dozen Disaster-Proof Tips!<br />Know Threats<br />Make A Plan<br />Protection<br />Training<br />First Aid<br />Hunker down<br />72 hr Kit<br />Every Day Carry<br />Cash is King<br />Food & Water<br />Light & Heat<br />Cowboy Up! <br />Panic is the enemy.<br />
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  18. 18. Thank You<br />Please carry on, be safe and strivefor Liberty in your lifetime!<br />Contact me if you have any questions.<br /><br />Now, go get yourself PREPARED!<br />