Preparing for a natural or man-made crisis isn’t easy. In fact, it can be downright overwhelming – so much so that you may be making disastrous mistakes and not even know it.
Following are four common mistakes survivalists and preppers often make, no matter their situation:
1. Preparing for Only One Disaster. Quite a few survivalists make the mistake of only preparing for the disaster that is the most relevant to their location. For example, if someone lives near the coastline, he may only prepare for a hurricane and flooding. Or if a person lives near a volcano, she may prepare only for an eruption and subsequent lava flow. Preparing for any one of these is fine, but you have to be aware that there are multiple disaster scenarios out there that could take place where you live. Preparing for as many of them as you reasonably can would be the wise move.
2. Not Investing in the Right Supplies. Rather than investing money into purchasing stockpiles of water, food and gasoline, they instead spend their money on fancy guns and gear. Everyone knows that…