Project Noah

Project Noah

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 self reliance and 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 NINTH month’s lesson focuses on pre-disaster preparations for hurricanes/flooding evacuation, survival and recovery. Grab that 72 hour kit and take it with you. Do you have an evacuation plan and know two ways to get there? If you ride it out, how do you prepare?

Our first aid topic covers pandemic and flu preparations, enduring and recovery.

The non-food items to acquire are vitamins/pain relievers and candles. We will review storage techniques and shelf life.

How can you keep warm if the power generating electricity goes off in your neighborhood? Individual privacy may need to be sacrificed to keep everyone warm.

We are continuing to collect recipes to prepare using food storage items. What are some of your favorites? You can send your recipes to

Speaking of food storage, how can we preserve citrus fruit in order to enjoy them longer?


  1. Pre-Disaster Preparation:
    • Make an evacuation plan in case of hurricane or flooding
    • Learn where you will go, who to contact and alternate routes to get there.
    • Review safety precautions
  2. Pre-Disaster Preparation:
    • Prepare now for a flu or other pandemic
    • What food do sick people eat?
    • How and what to sanitize?
  3. Non-Food Items: vitamins/pain relievers
    • Determine how much your family will need for 90 days and for a year – is this doable?
    • Shop for the best prices and buy what you can afford
  4. Short Term: Keeping warm without electricity
    • Select one or two alternatives to heat your home
    • Stockpile supplies
  5. Long Term: Disaster Recovery
    • Learn safety precautions for returning home after a disaster
    • Expect emotional reactions
  6. Preserving oranges
    • Don’t let citrus fruit spoil; learn how to make juice
    • What else can you make?
    • Send us your favorite recipes.

Next Month’s topics will be: winter storm preparedness and emergency cooking

What about freeze drying?

Short Term Storage: Rubbing alcohol, hydrogen peroxide and bandaids

Billie Nicholson, editor
January 2017


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