Today in the show Lisa were honored to have Jane Austin (Survivor Jane) on with us talking about prevention, sanitation and hygiene in a SHTF or disaster situation. There are some things we will have no control over, but we need to stay focused on the things we can control.
Sometimes, the small things that we tend to take for granted can turn into bigger things. The common cold or infections can be easily treated today with antibiotics and medications, but that would be completely different in a disaster scenario.
In any disaster scenario, you will already have you hands full. With proper hygiene and sanitation, you can prevent further issues, or unnecessary issues, and focus on the bigger picture. If we find ourselves in a grid down scenario, we don’t want to compound the situation by having to deal with sick family members.
A Little About Jane
Most of you probably already know who Jane Austin is, but for those of you who don’t, here is a little bit about her. Jane is the author of 5 books (Available on Amazon), the brains behind Prepper Camp (along with her husband Rick Austin) and has her website SurvivorJane.com
Jane is also very active on social media (especially Twitter) and has one of the best personalities of anyone we have interviewed so for. She claims she is “no expert” when it comes to preparedness, but there is much to be learned from someone who has been through the trials and errors, and truly lives the preparedness lifestyle. [Read more…]