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Here’s How to Survive in the Wilderness

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We’re going to assume here that things have gone sideways, for you and everyone else in a 300 mile radius, and you aren’t expecting a righting of the ship anytime in the near future.  Maybe a solar storm or EMP took out the grid, or the dollar finally took a …

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How to Protect Loved Ones Who Won’t Prepare

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We all have them loved ones, be they family or close friends, who just don’t get prepping.  They are reliant on the system and the infrastructure that is in place and they simply do not believe that any of it is vulnerable, that any of it could fail.  If you …

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26 Survival Uses for Wood Ash

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If you’ve had any experience with outdoor campfires, wildfires, or a fireplace, you are familiar with wood ash. Wood ash is the fine powdery material that is produced when any type of wood is completely burned up. Wood ash contains potassium, phosphorus, and calcium. Most people never think twice about …

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Stockpiling for Preppers with Allergies

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Disclaimer: The author of this article is NOT a doctor. The content of this article does not substitute sound medical advice. Neither the author nor SurvivalSullivan.com are responsible for any negative effects resulting from applying the information in this article. Stockpiling food is a big part of survival planning for most preppers. …

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How to Prepare for Hail and Prevent Hail Damage

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Part of being prepared includes being prepared for any kind of natural disaster or storm such as a hail storm. There are things you can do before and during a storm to prevent hail damage to your property and house. Hail is most frequently seen during severe thunderstorms and tornadoes …

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Preppers on the Run. Chapter 1: The Escape

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This chapter is part of the Preppers on the Run Series. You can read the rest of the chapters here: Chapter 1:The Escape  [currently reading] Chapter 2: The Journey Begins — “Jump!” “What?” “Jump!” “I can’t! It’s too high. And not so loud, they’ll hear you…” “Yes you can.” Robbie was at the …

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Shhhh! OPSEC and COMSEC are Critical for Survival

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OPSEC is critical for survival, and not just in a post-SHTF scenario, it’s critical even now. Operational Security or OPSEC is a term that actually originated with the military and it refers to procedures for safeguarding important information and activities that are necessary for successful execution of military missions. So …

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Shoo! How to Survive a Dog Attack

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The CDC documents just under 5 million dog bites annually in the United States. Over 800,000 of dog bite victims annually will require medical attention, nearly 400,000 of those victims are children. Up to as many as 34 people have died annually as a result of a dog bite. Even …

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How to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse

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When preppers talk about how to survive the zombie apocalypse, they are not talking about the undead. They are talking about those people who didn’t prepare at all or didn’t prepare well enough for a SHTF event or economic collapse. These unprepared people will quickly run out of food and …

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Genetically Modified Food: Can it Derail My Survival Plan?

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If you’re like most preppers, your plan for long-term survival post-SHTF probably includes some type of garden as a food source. If you’ve already started gardening, you probably have heard about the debate between GMO and non-GMO foods. So how exactly could GMO impact your survival planning? Americans are just …

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How to Make a Survival War Plan

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It’s not always easy to determine precisely which type of dangerous or disastrous event might occur or when it will happen. A bullet proof survival plan or system, will help you be confident that you have done as much as you can to protect your home and family in a …

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The Best Survival Movies and TV Shows

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For many preppers, trying to convince them of the need to be prepared without sounding like a paranoid maniac can be challenging. One way to very subtly introduce the topic of preparedness to your spouse, family members, or close friends is to watch some survival movies and TV shows together (without …

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The Top 10 Best Animals for Your Homestead

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As a prepper, you need to make a long-term plan for survival and sustainability. This plan includes raising animals for food, protection, and transportation needs. In order to determine what’s best for you, the factors you need to consider are the size of your household, the location and size of …

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Dangerous Situations You Must Know How to Survive

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Accidents and disasters are traumatizing partly because of the fact that they are largely unpredictable and partly because of the devastation and havoc they can wreak on families and even entire cities. There isn’t one way to avoid or guarantee that you won’t be involved in an accident or in …

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How to Build a Bug-Out Bag in 16 Easy Steps

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Despite being one of the most popular and well known aspects of prepping, most bug out bags are still very poorly put together.  Many times this is because the bags have been pre-made by stores, and are thrown together using items that are low quality and don’t take into account …

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How to be a Gray Man

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Living in the city, especially in densely populated areas, poses many dangers. Sad as it may seem, there will always be people willing to take down anyone to save their own skin. For them, the weak and unsuspecting people usually make easy targets. If you’re not careful, you might just …

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The Bad Guy’s Guide for Spotting and Stealing from Preppers

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Disclaimer: No, I haven’t lost my mind. This article is part of  a new category titled “prepper fiction”, as well as an exercise to help you see through the eyes of the bad guy to uncover and fix holes in your survival and preparedness plans. Will the SHTF? Maybe. I’m too lazy to …

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Hazards Air: How Can a Dehumidifier & Air Scrubber Help

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Sponsored Post When you have hazardous air throughout your home, you have to consider what ways you can go about removing the pollutants, and then keeping it away for a longer period of time. Hazardous air can be caused by a number of pollution agents. Anything from mold, poison gas, …

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