Category: Survival

Three Ways to Survive a Winter Power Outage

Survive a Winter Storm Power Outage — Winter storms must affect more people in the nation than another disaster. They hit giant metro areas like Boston and New York City. Even with underground power lines and a fleet of powerful plows the city and surrounding areas can be paralyzed by powerful winter weather.

We so rarely have to deal with the trials and tribulations of winter. More importantly the cold over time is just not something most of us deal with. We see cold for a few minutes between trips to the car …

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All Preppers Should Try to Drill a Well!

How To Drill Your Own Water Well - The water well drilling methods described here work well in digging/drilling through dirt, and clay, including really hard clay.  They will not work if you need to drill through rock but, if the area you live in is flat or relatively flat, it is definitely worth a try.  Many folks think they have to dig or drill their well into an aquifer.  For irrigation and lawn watering, reaching an aquifer isn't necessary.

The importance of water stands on a pedestal above most others in the world of disaster preparedness. We are bags of water that dry out in 3 days. Image Credit: offthegridnews.com When your organs dont get the water they need, …

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Fish Antibiotics – Would You Use Them?

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At SHTF Preparedness, we are not medical professionals, we do not staff any or have any writers who are either. We can not give legitimate medical advice or diagnose anything. We are going to talk about fish antibiotics and the …

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Powerful Natural Antibiotics You Need To Know About

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As preppers, we need to be prepared for anything, including being able to alleviate infections during an emergency. Of course, there are times when seeing a doctor is a must! But oftentimes you can take care of minor ailments with …

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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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Have You Considered Your SHTF Communications Plan?

Have You Considered Your SHTF Communications Plan? - Do me a favor. Take a look at this article and explore the many options you have to increase communications. Think of it as gathering intelligence.

Are you going to be able to collect precious information after a disaster strikes? Will you be able to get help when common communication lines are down?  Image Credit: garvinfredforsale via Flickr You are looking to add depth to your …

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Three Types of Booze All Prepper’s Should Stockpile

Which Booze is Best for a Prepper Stockpile?

Do you stockpile alcohol in case of an SHTF/TEOTWAWKI situation? If you do, which kinds of booze are you stockpiling? It’s safe to say that not every kind of alcohol is ideal for a long-term stockpile. While this is true, …

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Can’t Have Chickens? Try Raising Quail!

here are places where chickens are banned from being raised. Home Owner's associations are a prime example of places you can't raise chickens at all. Oddly enough though, they don't mind you raising quail. If you don't know much about these amazing little birds, now is the perfect time to start!

There are places where chickens are banned from being raised. Home Owner’s associations are a prime example of places you can’t raise chickens at all. Oddly enough though, they don’t mind you raising quail. If you don’t know much about …

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These Prepper Essentials Are What You Need to Continue Training After the SHTF

These Prepper Essentials Are What You Need to Continue Training After the SHTF - This is an incredible article that features many ideas about continued training after collapse as well as the resources needed to pull that training off. These are important things to consider. Remember that planning doesn't end when the disaster strikes it must carry you through to whatever form of recovery occurs.

Having a survival group that trains together, in the prepping world, is about the best-case scenario.  Image Credit: readynutrition.com Training is all. There is no way that training can stop. When you are talking about SHTF you aren’t talking about …

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How To Make A Dollar Survival Knife

A survival knife is a very important tool. In fact, it is one of the most important tools in your whole kit. Whether you are an urban survivor or a bushcraft practitioner you need a good knife.

A survival knife is a very important tool. In fact, it is one of the most important tools in your whole kit. Whether you are an urban survivor or a bushcraft practitioner you need a good knife. This article is …

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