What do you give someone who seems to have everything? That question may often be asked before birthdays, holidays, and anniversaries, but it is even more challenging in the case of preppers, as they may really have lots of things that they consider important. However, that doesn’t suggest there aren’t items they appreciate or like. Here are 6 great gift ideas for preppers.
Water Filtration System
If you ask a prepper what they need to have on hand, clean water is high on that list. You haven’t got to give someone gallons of bottled water. An even better gift is a water filtration system. This ensures that they’ve clean water in nearly any situation. Small water filtration systems, including those made into straws, can be used while camping in addition to in an emergency.
Fire Lighter Rod
Firestarter rods are an amazing gift to give preppers. They are small. The price is cheap. They are useful. They eliminate the need to carry matches. Many of them come in waterproof cases and a few models come with a full pocket-sized survival kit, such as a survival whistle or survival guide. It’s hard to go wrong with a gift they can somehow use in nearly any situation.
Emergency Ration or MRE
Emergency food rations are designed to last nearly endlessly; they’ve a five year shelf life. They are also energy dense. You can stash it in a drawer, the back of the pantry, or in a backpack and then forget about it, knowing that you have at least some fuel to keep you going should you actually need it.
Personal Car Emergency Kit
There are emergency kits made particularly for keeping in your car. They came with food, water, lights, sanitation, essential equipment and first aid. If you need to get away with just what was in the car at the time, you will have the basics covered. Everyone will appreciate the undeniable fact that this kit makes it that much easier to get stranded on the side of the road in the middle of nowhere. Read blogs like Momwithaprep. Com to learn what you should consider putting in your emergency kit if you want to build it yourself.
Radio/Flashlight/Hand Crank Combo Phone Charger
Hand crank radios are a standard recommendation on disaster preparedness checklists. The radio lets you listen to the news, and a hand crank makes sure it works even if the power goes out and you haven’t got batteries. The radio/flashlight combo gives you light and communication. One of the newest variations of this product adds a phone charger. Now you can charge your phone by turning the crank. Some models can even connect to a solar charging system.
Compressed Toilet Paper Tablets
Compressed toilet paper tablets provide, at minimum, toilet paper when you need to improvise. However, these tablets have a surprising number of uses. Using it as a wound dressing and fire starter is just the start. Throw them into any survival kit or backpack and you are good to go.
These are all gifts that any prepper is bound to cherish. And not only that, but you will know you have just given them something that will really do them good.