Chief on the survivalist list is shelter, food and a source of clean water. One needs minimally a month or two’s supply of food for each family member because you never know how long you may have to stay trapped in your house. Food and water storage equipment is a life or death need. This plus some basic first aid equipment will be to your advantage. Emergency preparedness supplies are essential for survival.
Where will be the food you need to eat? Think about acquiring a shotgun, pistol and or rifle is smart. Also you’ll need to acquire a good long bow and arrows plus arrowheads just in case the electric is shut off for years. Acquiring marksman skills will help as well.
In order to get a weapons permit regulations, make a call to the cop shop and that will get you under way. Keep in mind that every state has different regulations which govern the decisions as to whether someone can legally own a handgun, rifle or shotgun. Again, your local police department will show you in the right way to go about it.
When you’re ready to buy a big cache of ammo, it may be prudent to purchase your ammo with greenbacks and leave no record to alarm authorities. Furthermore, never acquire large amounts of ammo at one time from the same location.
Experiments show that 90% of people will steal if they sense they have a perceived need and can justify their behavior and feel they can go safely unexposed. This means anything of value you possess can be a lure to those without what they need under dire conditions. You should hide your supplies in places that are very difficult for others to find. Get emergency food supplies and keep them is a safe location
If you are displaced and need to live on the road for months, you’ll need a supply of clothes, shoes, and bare necessities. Men and women who travel the lightest, travel the farthest. You may need to disappear quickly in order to escape violence. When the food supplies in the Eastern cities dry up, mobs of vigilantes will descend on even the peaceful Amish harshly.
The government will not protect you in such a situation and atrocities will be committed by both sides. Vigilantes as well as collateral damage to civilians will result. Make the effort to have a survival pack for you and your family for a disaster contingency.