Fuel Your Preparation

  1. Essentials for a bug out bag

    Having to evacuate with little notice is never a pleasant experience. However, with the right preparation and the right essentials in place before you need them, you can better ensure you’re ready for anything, and able to handle an extended stay away from home. That’s why a bug out bag is such an important part of survival preparation, letting you...
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  2. How to prepare your car for an emergency

    From poor weather to breaking down, or emergency situations that leave you away from home, there might be times when you’re in an emergency situation. This could also be away from where you’ve normally made your preparations and stockpiled supplies. This is why it’s important to consider preparation in other areas, especially your car, if it’s something you use every...
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  3. Fuel Your Preparation Launch Preparedness Map

    In order to help UK residents, stay better prepared for different hazards across Britain we’ve launched an interactive map. The map highlights the different historical, political, social and environmental problems that effect each region of the country. We’ve conducted extensive research into the different issues which have impacted Britain throughout history. The map allows us to present this in a...
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  4. What do you need to be prepared for winter?

    Winter is often one of the most disruptive times of the year. Weather begins to worsen, and temperatures begin to drop, which can lead to a wide range of issues for many people, especially for those who aren’t fully ready and prepared. Ensuring you’re as ready as you can be for whatever winter brings your way is important so that...
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  5. What should you bring when leaving in an emergency?

    It’s not nice to think about having to leave your home or possessions behind in an emergency. However, in extreme cases, such as with advancing floods, storms or other extreme conditions it might be necessary. When you have to leave your home, it tends to be in a hurry, which is why having a bag prepared can help make sure...
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  6. What makes a good meal in an emergency situation?

    Being caught in an emergency situation can be a tough, tiring and frightening experience. There are things you need to do to get through them, from staying warm to keeping energized. The foods you prepare and eat in such circumstances are crucial to helping you achieve this. To help make sure you eat the right food, we look at what...
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  7. How to create a preparedness plan

    Being ready for an emergency allows you to be much more reactive and able to get to safety sooner. Proper planning can help you to make sure you have the right equipment and skills in place to take care of yourself. Large disaster organisations and governments often put preparedness plans in place to help civilians. It can be beneficial to...
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  8. Food supplies for looking after your staff in isolated environments

    When your staff are put into an isolated environment, whether through their work or the result of an emergency, having a good food supply is crucial. It’s important to provide employees with food that caters for their needs and won’t be affected by the conditions of the environment they’re in. To supply the right foods for your employees either in...
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  9. What should you do when you're snowed in?

    If you live in a rural area, perhaps high in the hills or in a valley that gets hit particularly hard by snowfall, you might run the risk of being trapped by the weather. Being snowed in might seem like a novelty in some situations, but what should you keep in mind if the weather shows no signs of easing...
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  10. What should you do when trapped by flooding?

    Depending on where you live, you might find yourself at the mercy of the weather. From snowfall, to heavy rainfall and flooding. Different weather conditions can leave you isolated or trapped for varying lengths of time. The steps you need to take to prepare for one weather condition might vary from one to another. So, what should you do to...
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