Preparedness

Articles on how to prepare yourself, your family, your house and your livestock for disasters and emergencies of all sizes. This isn’t the same as actually surviving them; this is about getting ready for them and, in many cases, avoiding them altogether!

Creative Uses for Coffee Filters When SHTF

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The primary issue when prepping for a natural disaster, economic collapse, or any other grid down event is worrying about having enough supplies. Every prepper thinks about it frequently, no matter how well stocked they may be at any given time. Whether the grid is down for three days or …

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How to Bug In

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You are preparing for TEOTWAWKI and you have, for whatever reason decided that when times get tough, you will bug in. For those of you unfamiliar with the term, this means that you plan to stay where you are, in your current home, whether you are in the city or …

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Considerations when you’re building a house in the woods

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In any survival emergency, finding or building a shelter is one of your top priorities. If you’re extra-prepared, you’ll have already designed and constructed a defensible bug-out location where you can settle and sustain yourself until things calm down. Regardless of the location you settle on, make sure you know …

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How to Prep Your Car for When SHTF

In a sudden survival scenario, your car could be the easiest and fastest path to safety. If it’s already loaded up with the proper tools and supplies, you will simply need to move your family to the vehicle and quickly drive them to your bug out area. But what if …

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9 Get Home Bag Essentials

Unexpected events, such as a flat tire or running out of gas are minor issues that can typically be resolved without too much hassle. But there are other types of emergencies to prepare for in this day and age. In a SHTF scenario or even during a natural disaster, communication …

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How to Survive a Wildfire

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It is an unfortunate truth that wildfires gobble up thousands of acres of woodland, grassland, and even residential land every year. Depending on where you live, the risk of wildfires can be very real and you need to be prepared for it. These fires can burn at temperatures of 1,000 …

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What To Do When You’re Lost

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Being lost is one of those ‘worst nightmare’ situations that can easily happen – even in your own city. Post disaster, when everything around you is dramatically changed or reduced to rubble, you could find yourself swept along in a crowd of panic-stricken people. When you get a moment to …

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How Should People With Disabilities Prepare

Prepping is cumbersome for anyone, but for those who are disabled, even a simple bugout can be a challenge. Ultimately, if you or a family member is disabled, then prepping will take careful planning above and beyond what the average prepper has to deal with. There are simply so many …

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