Items you will need for Survival and Victory


  1. Rural land, preferably not at sea level

  2. Access to water via non-electric means

  3. Water filtration, including a gravity filter

  4. Soil, seeds, fertilisers and tools for growing food / sprouting

  5. Stored food to get you through (don’t forget freeze dried fruits for nutrition)

  6. Large volume of salt, and spices like pepper

  7. Cooking: Boil water, wood stove, solar oven, grain grinder, rocket stove, pans, pots, cups, etc.

  8. Shelter (house, tent, cabin, RV, shack or whatever you can manage) if you need to leave the safety of your own home

  9. Cordage: Ropes, twine, string, fishing line, 550 paracord, zip ties, bungee cords, rubber bands

  10. Fire starters, magnesium rods, storm proof matches, etc.

  11. Knives, blades, edged weapons, hatchet, axe, mallet, sledge hammer

  12. Community: Make friends, visit farmers markets, establish friendly relationships. Know who you can rely on in an emergency.

  13. Protection: A. Crossboww is legal in the UK

  14. Gold and silver (junk silver) for barter, maybe some cash. Barter items: Alcohol, coffee, cigarettes, fuel, seeds, toilet paper

  15. Radio communications including two-way and a hand-cranked/solar powered radio

  16. Stored fuel: Diesel and diesel vehicles for emergencies (limited shelf life)

  17. Emergency medicine and antiseptics, including iodine, chlorine dioxide, colloidal silver, manuka honey and emergency dental, charcoal, ivermectin, hydroxy, artemisinin (sweet wormwood)

  18. Bandaging, gauze, clotting, tourniquets, wound bandaging

  19. Pandemic PPE – masks, visors, plastic sheeting, liquid sprayers

  20. Herbs, essential oils (lavender, peppermint, oregano, tea tree), herb seeds and ultrasonic cleaner for extracts, vodka, etc.

  21. Honey, paraffin, glycerin, beeswax, vitamin E, things to make salves, lotions, medicines

  22. Night vision / thermal observation equipment (look at AGM brand for affordable thermal monoculars) (not too sure about this one!)

  23. Thermal blankets for anti-detection by thermal imaging including drones and robots

  24. Lights: batteries, LED lights, headlamps

  25. Perimeter defence and alert tech (solar powered motion sensing lights) dogs

  26. Protective Clothing and carry bags

  27. Backup stash and bugout plan with a smaller version of your stuff at the bugout location

  28. Maps, printed maps of your area

  29. Signalling equip: Mirrors, whistles, compass

  30. Silent defense: Crossbow, suppressed weapon w/ subsonic rounds

  31. Reference books / hardcopy: DIY projects, homesteading, food preservation,

  32. Paper, pencils, erasers, pencil sharpeners, envelopes

  33. Personal care supplies: Toilet paper, hygiene products, eyeglasses, soaps, deodorant, etc.

  34. Food preservation: Drying, salting, canning supplies

  35. Off grid transportation method such as a bicycle or quadricycle

  36. Low-tech heat system (wood stove, kerosene space heater, etc.)

  37. OTC medicine chest items: Anti-itch, anti-diarrhea, painkillers, blood tests, bug spray, etc.

  38. Solar battery bank to charge and run devices, including batteries, flashlights, mobile devices, etc.

  39. Off-grid electricity: Diesel or solar generator

  40. Spare batteries, chargers, batteries and devices where possible

  41. Sewing, repair, tape kits, glue, safety pins, clothespins, so you can repair clothing

  42. Rugged shoes, shoe repair equipment and waterproofing such as shoe goo

  43. Containers: Buckets, barrels and bags, glass bottles, jars, medicine containers, with tops, water pouches, trash bags for waste, and thick bags for human waste

  44. Tools: Electric and hand drills, volt meters, hammers, shovels, rakes, gardening, barbed wire, T-posts, saws, multitools

  45. Aluminum foil, wax paper, parchment paper, plastic wrap

  46. Plumbing repair, PEX pipes, crimps, cutters, connectors

  47. Off-grid activities, radio shows, MP3 files, books, games, cards


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