Category «Emergency Sanitation»

Proper sanitation is critical to survival.

Emergency Sanitation for Our Little Loved Ones

Are you ready for an emergency without running water with your little one? Adults can get by with less water for hygiene purposes, but not so with our youngest friends. Babies definitely fall into the “special needs” category when planning for emergencies. They are dependent upon caregivers for survival. The young are more at risk …

The Provident Prepper Blog Tour a Great Success

Just what do people think about The Provident Prepper – A Common-Sense Guide to Preparing for Emergencies? (name recently changed to The Provident Prepper – A Common-Sense Guide to Preparing for Emergencies). We hosted a blog tour to find out and were quite pleased by the results. We invited a wide range of bloggers to review …

Crisis Laundry Management

Some days feel like crisis laundry management even without a big emergency. Every time our family experiences the flu or returns from a camping trip, our appreciation for a working washing machine is renewed. What would you do if you did not have enough water to use your washing machine? What if water was available, …

Controlling Odors During an Extended Crisis

Our family loves to go camping. I don’t mind the dirt, cold, lack of hot water, or even the bugs. However, I absolutely hate the outhouse! The concept is okay, but the smell is nauseating. The campground uses chemicals and empties it periodically. It still stinks! We have to pack out all of our garbage …

Body Care and Disposal

In some disasters, especially in the aftermath of natural disasters, there may be bodies that require appropriate disposal. Every consideration should be given to the families and loved ones of the deceased. Bodies should be cared for with reverence and respect. Exposure to dead bodies does not usually present a serious health hazard. Whenever possible, …