Ragnar Benson writes that the Nez Percy Nation used the Rule of 3 to survive from generation to generation.
They made sure that they had 3 separate and independent sources for eveything necessary to life:
water, food, shelter, and heat.
by Ragnar Benson
Published by Palladin Press
Urban survival is about surviving in place. When moving to a far-away retreat is not an option for
you and your family, then these two books on urban survival are essential reading.
The first is Ragnar's Urban Survival: A Hard Times Guide to Staying
Alive in the City by Ragnar Benson has many gems of wisdom, including: The Rule of 3. The author explains how the Nez Perce People survived by using this rule. Simply ensure that you have 3 separate sources for the basics to support
life: water, food, shelter, heat, etc. His chapters also discuss: combat in built up areas; the government's view of survivalists; water; sources of energy; food; survival food preparation; emergency shelter in cities; caching and storage;
trading; guns; and survival nursing. Available from Palladin Press.
For a look at surviving in place solutions that have come along 20 years later, David Morris' Urban
Survival Guide is a great companion book. He tells of websites that monitor terrorist activities, and how to find out what is really going on in your area. This book's chapters look at the following topics: the will to survive; current
potential threats; the 72-hour kit; flu and pandemics; chemical & biological attacks and ghetto medicine; mutual aid; hardening your house; economics of survival; alternative means of communication; lessons learned from Katrina; psychology for survival
situations; urban movement after a disaster. Go to davidmorris.com for the book. Also, Amazon has a Kindle Edition