Project Noah, a Yearlong Preparedness Project

Project Noah is a yearlong food storage and emergency preparedness program designed to help you set and obtain goals in the area of family preparedness. The program is divided into twelve monthly assignments touching on lots of short and long term preparedness subjects including a preparing, a reporting and a sharing segment each month.These lessons are designed to be used in church or community groups focused on preparedness. Start your own group and use these newsletters as a reference resource. Many articles will link to previous articles on or other sources. Click for additional information.
Our SIXTH month’s lesson includes first aid tips on dealing with broken bones. We are continuing to add items to our 72 hour kits – including a multi-function knife, compass, matches/Firestarter, cook stove with fuel (optional), radio, reusable glow lights and folding shovel.
Our non-food item this month is laundry detergent. In addition to searching for the best buys on what you like to use, we have included an alternative recipe to store-bought products.
The long term storage item this month is Rice. We’ve included tips on storage, shelf life and recipes.
Our gardening info this month includes tips on preserving herbs for winter. How is your garden growing? We have turnips, radishes, carrots, and peas coming up from seeds and kale, Swiss chard, baby broccoli, radicchio and Savoy cabbage plants growing.
How is your three month supply coming along? What are some of your favorite food storage recipes? Where are you keeping them? We would love for you to share your favorites. Send them to

Project Noah -Sixth Month Assignments

  1.  Pre-Disaster Preparation:
    a.  Study first aid tips on dealing with broken bones
    b.  Remember broken bones require the attention of a doctor
    c.  Keep any crutches you might need to acquire for your family, most are adjustable and can be  reused
  2.   Pre-Disaster Preparation:
    a. Put together a sanitation kit
    b. Make sure to add disposable gloves and feminine hygiene supplies to your kit
    c. Remember to add a multi-function knife, compass, matches/
Firestarter, small cook stove (optional), radio, reusable glow
 lights and folding shovel to your 72 hour kit  
  3. Non-Food Items: Laundry Detergent – Goals:
    a.  Determine how much your family will need for 90 days and for a year – is this doable?
    b.  Shop for the best prices and buy what you can afford
    c.  Explore alternatives, make your own
  4. Short Term: Favorite Family Recipe
    a. How is your three month supply coming along?
    b. Collect some of your favorite recipes
    c. Send your favorite recipe to share to

  5. Long Term Storage Item: Rice
    a. Store some in bulk cans or jars
    b. Experiment with recipes
  6. Prepare an emergency sanitation kit
    a. Collect supplies for using your home toilet
    b. Put together a portable potty to use in case your home is damaged
    c. For personal hygiene get a solar camp shower

Next Month’s topics will be: First aid tips on what to do for bug, spider and snake bites, additional items to include in your 72 hr kit;
our Non-food item: Hand Sanitizer and tissues
Storing the Basics – making your own groceries
Boost your immune system with Four Thieves vinegar

Billie Nicholson, Editor
October 2016

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