One specific aspect associated with surviving many disastrous situations is personal hygiene and cleanliness. This is a subject that is often overlooked by many would be preppers. The fact is, without considerations for implementing practices of hygiene and cleanliness we subject ourselves to potentials of degradation, not only personally but socially as well. We can have a wide array of goods and materials for surviving a great deal of calamities however, ... it can all be a worthless endeavor without reasonable practices for keeping our environment clean. Consequences for overlooking cleanliness can result in disease, infection and social chaos within our immediate community.
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Keeping your body clean is vital for keeping your overall health good. So here is how to make your own soap on a rope for survival.