Most of you have watched one of many TV shows which tackle the issue of survival, some of you may have even read books on the topic. As fun as these TV shows and books might be, they usually offer short-term advice on various survival scenarios.

But what about long-term solutions to survival situations? Well this topic is tackled by Jim Cobb in a book called Prepper’s Long-Term Survival Guide.

Prepper's Long-Term Survival Guide cover

The Cover of Prepper’s Long-Term Survival Guide

What this book offers to its readers is sound advice on survival situations that don’t last for a few days or weeks; it focuses on the devastating ones which can last for years, even decades. Jim Cobb presents his advice in a very straightforward way with no sugarcoating when it comes to the situations in which you might find yourself. The language he used in his work is one of the most important things about it. The bluntness and his no-nonsense attitude towards various survival situations is very important as you will have to accept many new things which you are not accustomed to.

Jim Cobb

The author of this book, Jim Cobb has written several survival guides

The book has 12 chapters and each one is dedicated to different aspects of living which are crucial to survival. The first one describes several events which could cause a long-term survival situation (pandemics, famine, economic collapse, freak occurrences, New Madrid earthquake, Yellowstone Caldera, EMP). The rest focus on giving sound advice on various topics and they are as follows: Water, Food, Medicine, Hygiene, Stay Warm and Keeping Cool, Security, Tools, Surviving Boredom, Barter and Trade, Community Survival Planning, Final Thoughts. The book also offers a lot of reference materials as the author doesn’t refrain from pointing you to an expert. In fact, the reference directory is four pages long.

Whether you are into prepping or not, this book would be an awesome addition to any library due to the valuable information it has to offer in case everything goes crazy all of a sudden. In order to power through any of the disastrous situations listed in this book, get yourself a copy of Jim Cobb’s Prepper’s Long-Term Survival Guide. [via]

Get it from Amazon here. 

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