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Is Firewood a Part of Your Emergency Preparedness?

Fuel is critical to survival. Even if you have a modern home with insulation you will still be cold in without something generating heat. This is true in most winter climates of our nation. Understanding firewood as a long term survival fuel is critical. If you find yourself in a wilderness survival situation getting your hands on the wood and getting it burning is critical.

Fuel is critical to survival. Even if you have a modern home with insulation you will still be cold in without something generating heat. This is true in most winter climates of our nation. Understanding firewood as a long term …

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Food Supply: What Emergency Food Do You Need In A 72-Hour Kit?

Food Supply: What Emergency Food Do You Need In A 72-Hour Kit? - This article goes into what types of foods you will put into your 72 hour kit. There are a tremendous amount of options out there. Some of my favorites are the millennium bars. They are delicious and they are packed with 400 calories each.

What types of foods do you carry in your bags and in your kits? There are a tremendous amount of choices out there when it comes to packing food for your survival needs.  Because we have a category now that …

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DIY Emergency Water Filter

Water is critical and there is really no monopoly on it. If you are harvesting rainwater, if you are storing water and maybe even sourcing it from a well or local source, you got it! 

Water is critical and there is really no monopoly on it. If you are harvesting rainwater, if you are storing water and maybe even sourcing it from a well or local source, you got it!  You might look at your …

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Emergency Power Options for Your Home

Do not make the mistake of assuming you can live without power.  As winter months are approaching, a lot of us are preparing for the cold weather - especially homesteaders.  The more isolated we are, the longer it takes for utility crews to reestablish power, or clear roads of snow and ice. 

Do not make the mistake of assuming you can live without power.  As winter months are approaching, a lot of us are preparing for the cold weather – especially homesteaders.  The more isolated we are, the longer it takes for …

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3 Emergency Cooking Ideas Anyone Can Do

3 Emergency Cooking Ideas Anyone Can Do — I am always surprised at how cooking food takes a back seat when it comes to preparedness. Most people grab the emergency food but they do not consider how they are going to boil water and reheat some of those dehydrated meals.

One thing preppers do well is figuring out how to make fire and cook food. From using ammo cans to tin can rocket stoves, alternative cooking is a very important survival skill. You want to have the capacity to cook …

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Emergency Water Purification Calculator

Emergency Water Purification Calculator - In an emergency, to purify drinking water, two methods are most often used. Boiling is the preferred way to purify water, however bleach can be a lifesaver. Both boiling and bleach will kill the bacteria and provide you with purified water to drink.

In an emergency, to purify drinking water, two methods are most often used. Boiling is the preferred way to purify water. Bring water to a rolling boil for 3-5 minutes, keeping in mind that some water will evaporate. Let the …

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Emergency Hygiene Plans

Personal Hygiene After a Disaster - How many shampoos are in your bathroom right now? Hygiene is so easy that many people shower everyday.

How many shampoos are in your bathroom right now? Hygiene is so easy that many people shower every day. Image Credit: readylifestyle.com They primp themselves for hours a time. In fact, we even go off-premise to have our nails and …

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How to Keep Up with Your Medications in Case of Emergency

How to Keep Up with Your Medications in Case of Emergency -- Being a prepper comes with some unnecessary stigma. Often folks are portrayed as being too scared and overly concerned with situations that may never occur.

When we talk about TEOTWAWKI it’s rare that we consider all of the people who will die without access to meds. Medications are one of the biggest struggles in modern natural disasters.  There are some people who can die within …

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What Emergency Checklists Should You Have

Emergency Checklists, by M.B. - This article is at way to look that the many different types of checklists you should be considering. Every few months I evaluate myself and create lists that need to be considered. Things change. Tech changes and tools get better. Its imperative that you continue to improve

How do you start prepping in the first place? If you haven’t been living a self-reliant life since the beginning, well, you might need a primer.  As synonymous with preppers as food storage. I think that checklists are just part …

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4 T’s of Emergency Communications Planning

4 T’s of Emergency Communications Planning - This article takes an interesting approach when it comes to disaster communications. I was delighted to see that one of the 4 T's was training. I think the assumption that we will be able to do something is one of the survivalist's biggest pitfalls.

If the lights go out or if a serious disaster strikes how will you know what’s going on?  Do you have a communication method that will help without the aid of electricity or Wi-Fi? Many preppers have powerful radios that …

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