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Emergency Preparedness For A Hurricane

Published in Communities on 24th January 2017

Emergency Readiness For A Typhoon There is nothing anybody can do when nature decides to leash out its fury. There is no chance to stop it so people need to brace for the worse and look for shelter. In order to decrease the loss of life, the majority of towns and cities have actually created […]

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The Grand Canyon: Life In The Gorge

Published in Communities on 15th November 2016

The Grand Canyon: Life In The Canyon   An eagle dives overhead, its large wingspan silhouetted versus the early morning sun. A skilled eye surveys the land listed below, preparing for any unexpected movement. Deep in the canyon underneath, the Colorado River runs its relentless course through Grand Canyon National forest, carved through the ages […]

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Survival Firearms Training – What Should You Do?

Published in Communities, Skills, Strategies on 6th November 2016

Introduction In any survival situation, firearms should be a consideration. While they may not actually be needed, there’s a strong chance that they will increase your chances of surviving. Basically, there are two ways that you might end up using a firearm; hunting for food and defending yourself from attack. While just about anyone can […]

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7 Personal Hygiene Tips for When the City Water Service is Down

Published in Communities, Kits, Skills, Strategies on 6th November 2016

Introduction Amongst all the various things that are needed to prepare for a disaster, it’s easy to overlook the need for personal hygiene. Yet, personal hygiene is necessary for maintaining health as sickness and disease often follow filth. Even worse, one of the greatest spreaders of disease is human waste. Improper care of this waste […]

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12 Emergency Home Repair Supplies You Should Stock

Published in Communities, Kits, Skills, Strategies on 6th November 2016

Introduction There are many lists around of what you should stockpile to be ready in case of an emergency. Most of those focus on the food that you should have on hand, as well as some basic survival supplies. There’s nothing wrong with that, but category is often missed: repair supplies. Many of the most […]

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4 Ways to Heat Your Home without Electricity

Published in Communities, Kits, Skills, Strategies on 6th November 2016

Introduction Besides giving us a place to hang our hats, the most important purpose of a house is to protect us from the elements, particularly the cold. Hypothermia, the loss of core body heat, is one of the fastest killers in nature. We heat our homes not only to make us comfortable, but also to […]

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Should You Bug Out or Stay In?

Published in Communities, Kits, Skills, Strategies on 6th November 2016

Introduction One of the biggest decisions that we have to make as preppers is whether to bug out or bug in. Survivalists talk a lot about bugging out, from the best bug-out vehicles and how to create a bug-out bag to different means of making a bunker in the wild to survive in. At the […]

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10 Useful Skills You Can Barter in a Crisis

Published in Communities, Food Storage, Kits, Skills, Strategies on 6th November 2016

Introduction When most people think about bartering, they limit themselves to thinking about what goods they can give away. That’s fine as far as it goes; but there is an inherent risk in bartering goods in a crisis situation. That is that others might get the idea that you have something they need and decide […]

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9 Ways to Cook When the Grid Goes Down

Published in Communities, Food Storage, Kits, Skills, Strategies on 6th November 2016

Introduction Amongst the many problems that we will all face in a grid-down situation is that of cooking our food. Today’s food preparation methods almost all require the use of electricity. Even people who have gas stoves might find that they can’t use them in a critical situation as the gas may stop flowing. About […]

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