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This Archaic Bug Out Location Could Be Your Only Option

This Archaic Bug Out Location Could Be Your Only Option

A cave may be something to use as a fallback retreat that may provide you and your family just what you need from either a temporary or a permanent perspective after the SHTF.

Last Minute Preparedness: How To Prep For Sheltering in Place

Last Minute Preparedness: How To Prep For Sheltering in Place

If the time comes when you have to shelter in place, these 15 critical planning tips could greatly increase your chance of surviving.

Why Good Hygiene and Sanitation Keeps You Safer After an Emergency

Why Good Hygiene and Sanitation Keeps You Safer After an Emergency

The lack of sanitation facilities following a major disaster can bring serious health risks.

A Crash Course in Preparedness - Week 2 - Medicine, Sanitation, and Surviving Disaster Diseases

A Crash Course in Preparedness – Week 2 – Medicine, Sanitation, and Surviving Disaster Diseases

In our newest Crash Course guide, we are placing focus on the issue of what happens after the disaster has passed – sanitation, medicinal emergencies and disaster-related diseases. Simply put, in order to truly live through the disaster, you must understand the dangers that lay in the aftermath. This week 2 guide will help you maneuver through these types of emergencies and prepare for them.

Bugging Out: Preparing Multiple Escape Routes and Vehicles for a Major Emergency

Bugging Out: Preparing Multiple Escape Routes and Vehicles for a Major Emergency

In the end, no matter how secure your fortress is, you may have to leave it for one reason or another.

A Crash Course in Preparedness - Week 1 - The Survival Basics

A Crash Course in Preparedness – Week 1 – The Survival Basics

To be prepared, and I mean fully prepared, requires planning, anticipating the worst-case scenario, and training for skill sets you will need while living through the event. You can’t just waltz into your local grocery store, grab some food, batteries, and water and then be done with it. You need to prioritize, plan, and prepare.

6 Critical Items That Have Disappeared in the Immediate Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey

6 Critical Items That Have Disappeared in the Immediate Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey

This is what is to be expected when so many people are hit with a rapid, far from equilibrium event.

The Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey: 5 Immediate Threats Victims Will Face and How to Prepare

The Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey: 5 Immediate Threats Victims Will Face and How to Prepare

While the hurricane itself is one of epic proportions, the aftermath could be just as bad. Knowing what to expect will help an already battered community prepare for the next set of challenges they face.

This Is How You Prevent Dehydration During the Hottest Time of the Year

This Is How You Prevent Dehydration During the Hottest Time of the Year

We’re coming upon the hottest time of the year and knowing how to prevent heat-related injuries is crucial to your survival.

Urban Survivors: A Post-SHTF Water Supply

Urban Survivors: A Post-SHTF Water Supply

Survival in an urban environment will be challenging in a long-term disaster. Writer Jeremiah Johnson writes an in-depth article on water procurement, covering everything from how to take it out of a rain gutter to establishing an “urban cistern” in plain view while surviving in a post-SHTF environment.

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