Survival

Everything you need to know about how to survive disasters and emergencies big and small: economic collapse, EMP, wilderness survival, earthquakes, hurricanes, floods, car crashes – we’ll teach you how to survive ANYTHING.

However, keep in mind that survival is only one side of the coin. The other is preparedness. The more you prepare in advance, the less likely it is you’ll even be in a position to face at least some of these emergencies.

10 Things to Never Do in a Disaster or Emergency

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The worst thing about emergencies and disasters is that they are often unpredictable. We don’t often get much warning, if any, that our life is about to hang in the balance. It can be difficult to know what to do, especially if you haven’t put much thought or practice into …

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Can a Zombie Apocalypse Really Happen?

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The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead, 28 days, the list of shows about a zombie apocalypse seems to be endless. If you’re a fan of any of the “zombie” focused shows that have become popular in the last decade or so, you may have found yourself wondering a zombie …

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Surviving a Wild Boar Attack

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A rapidly growing problem in America is the geometrically increasing population of wild boars, themselves an invasive species, and also wild boar hybrids resulting from mating with formerly domestic feral pigs. Colloquially called hogs, boars or razorbacks, these tusked nuisances are now running wild across much of the U.S. and …

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How to Survive a Bear Attack

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Bears are among the largest and most plentiful mammalian predators on Earth, gifted with excellent senses and also quite a bit of curiosity. While bear attacks are rare, bears can be surprisingly common depending on your locale. The overwhelming majority of bear encounters end with the bear scooting off to …

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How to Survive Killer Bees

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Everyone is familiar with the wary sensation that crawls up our backs when we are confronted with a cloud of swarming bees near their hive. While honeybees are a vitally important part of our ecosystem and are typically gentle and mild mannered, killer bees should be taken seriously. A few …

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Surviving Cold Weather Camping

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Although we might complain about the cold if we were heading out on a summer camping trip camping in Winter in the snow is an exciting challenge and can offer some wonderful experiences. If you are going to head out in the winter though you better be prepared, there is …

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22 Disasters That Can Sneak Up On You

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There are many different kinds of disasters that preppers can prepare for in advance because there is usually some kind of warning or sign or way to see it coming. But there are almost as many disasters that can sneak up on you, with little or no warning at all. …

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How to Create a Threat Map

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A big part of planning responses to a given disaster or crisis is working out where you’ll go and how you’ll get there. Depending on the circumstances, we may need to avoid chokepoints on roadways, concentrations of people, likely locations of rioting and looting, or potential obstacles that will prevent …

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