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!

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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The Best EDC (Everyday Carry) Knives

Swiss-army knife have always been used as tools. When I was a child, my family always got together for Christmas. With 4 granddaughters in the family, gifts always included that horribly tough, impossible to open, plastic packaging. It wouldn’t be long before my grandfather, my dad, and at least one of …

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Shipping Containers as Bunkers? Not So Fast…

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A recent trend has emerged. Preppers and survivalists have begun burying them to create makeshift bunkers. This may seem like a good idea. After all, the metallic walls of shipping containers are built to take a beating and protect what’s inside right? Well, not so fast. So, should you bury …

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How Should People With Disabilities Prepare

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Prepping is cumbersome for anyone, but for those who are have the added challenge of dealing with a chronic illness or disability,, even a simple bugout can be a challenge. Ultimately, if you or a family memberhas a disability, then prepping will take careful planning above and beyond what the …

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11 Creative Ways to Keep Your Preps Safe

You worked long and hard to build your stockpile. You spent money, made mistakes, and you rely on it to keep yourself and your family well fed and protected after a crisis or natural disaster hits. Even though today no one’s going to risk stealing your stockpile, its value is going …

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43 Prepping Mistakes to Never-Ever Make

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Quick question: how prepared are you really for what’s about to come? The reason I’m asking is because I’ve seen a A LOT of prepping mistakes over the years. And you know what my conclusion is? That you don’t know what you don’t know. In other words, what you don’t …

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How to Prep If You’re a Teenager

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Preparing for a potential disaster is important for anybody. Even it you’re too young or think you’re too young, prepping is important. It’s not just for old people who are concerned with government or the way things are going in their country, or who are convinced the end of the …

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41 Things You Can Do to Prep That Are 100% Free

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Do you know what happens when newbies get into prepping and survival? They buy stuff. And it’s usually gear they regret getting 6 months later when they know better. Little do they know there’s an entire list of things they can do to increase their chances of survival, things that are 100% free. …

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Your Customized Family Emergency Plan

There’s no doubt that emergency situations are hectic. When you add family members to the equation and the amount of chaos can double or even triple. In an emergency situation, the ability to act quicky and calmy can be the difference between life and death for you and your loved …

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How to Prepare For and Survive Martial Law

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Martial Law is by far one of the biggest nightmares we could face, one that’s keeping many preppers awake at night. This is because it can happen in the aftermath of any number of natural or man-made disasters (see list below). In other words, if it’s happening, the country is in so much trouble …

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