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How To Build A Semi-Permanent Family Shelter

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How To Build A Semi-Permanent Family Shelter

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Shelter is one of the most important things you need to know how to make in an emergency situation.

This awesome, family size shelter is just a large “debris shelter” for all intense and purposes but with the added protection from the rain because of the tarp or plastic sheeting placed over the top. If you are a lone wolf this could be made smaller and you could be quite comfortable for quite a while.

Having a long term shelter could mean your survival. I know that if my bug out shelter is compromised or I have to ditch the bug out shelter altogether I have this as a pretty decent back up. I always carry a tarp in my bug out bag so adding this to a debris hut will certainly make it a comfortable place to stay away from the elements. I use this tarp… 10′ X 14′ Blue 6-mil Waterproof Poly Tarp.

The pictures above are from a forum thread I will link you to, so please look at all the photos and read the comments. I find you get so many more ideas and many improvements from a wide range of people with skills.

How To Build A Semi-Permanent Family Shelter

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After watching recent events unfold and speaking to family and friends, my wife and I decided to start prepping. Preparedness is a big part of our lives now and I would be honored to share some knowledge with you. Here at shtfpreparedness.com we gather the best, prepping, survival, homesteading and DIY articles from around the web. "Those who prepare today will survive tomorrow."

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