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Personal Hygiene When There  Is No Water  Service

Personal Hygiene When There Is No Water Service

With the many things you need to prepare for in the case of a disaster, it can be easy to overlook personal hygiene. But personal hygiene is essential if you want to stay healthy as disease and illness often go hand-in-hand with filth. In fact, one of the biggest causes of disease in the world […]

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How To Communicate When The Grid Goes Down

How To Communicate When The Grid Goes Down

The electrical grid is the lifeline of most means of communication, as almost every device we use is powered by electricity. If the power grid was to ever go down completely these devices would be dead, and this is when you are most likely going to need to contact your friends and family. If the […]

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Nine Essential OPSEC Survival Secrets

Nine Essential OPSEC Survival Secrets

Operational Security (OPSEC) is absolutely critical in the military. A crucial aspect of combat effectiveness is denying information to your enemy, especially information regarding your plans. If your enemy discovers what you are up to, they could take action that counters your tactics, which increases the chances that you will lose troops and decrease your […]

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Nine Natural Bug-Out Shelters To Keep An Eye Out For

Nine Natural Bug-Out Shelters To Keep An Eye Out For

Bugging-in seems to be the preferable survival response in most situations. Staying home provides you with access to a greater number of survival tools and tactics than bugging-out and is simply safer. But no matter how well you have planned to bug-in, there may be certain circumstances under which you are forced to bug-out and […]

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The Will To Survive

The Will To Survive

Ordinary people, who haven’t ever really considered life from a criminal perspective have a hard time understanding – or even really conceptualizing – the desperate and heinous behavior that hardened criminals are capable of enacting, and what to do to survive. Despite our most optimistic ideals, we need to remain aware of the fact that […]

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A Barter Economy – Part Three

A Barter Economy – Part Three

Books on preparedness address various bartering scenarios by providing lists of trade goods which are expected to be in demand after a collapse. Some of this is speculation because no one knows what unique circumstances people will be facing in the future. Certain ideas, however, based on historical accounts of frequent tribulations and with careful […]

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A Barter Economy – Part Two

A Barter Economy – Part Two

In an emergency survival situation, firearms can be used for hunting or defense. So, ammunition, spare parts, and maintenance tools would be in high demand in a barter economy. It would be important for a trader to stock up on these items. Here are some of the most popular firearm cartridges: 9mm Luger (9×19) .223/5.56 […]

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A Barter Economy – Part One

A Barter Economy – Part One

When it comes to barter economics, there is a key phrase, and that is “universal desirability.” If you possess anything that has universal desire, then you hold powerful bargaining chips. In theory, you can trade for some of what you need or want. History History has shown that in times where social and economic structures […]

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Should I run for it or stay where I am ?

Should I run for it or stay where I am ?

Making a run for it or “Bugging Out” refers to packing your things up and leaving home to visit a different location. That might or might not align with your belief of never wanting to return.  People being forced to leave town on account of a natural disaster such as a hurricane or flooding are common […]

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Site Threats And Responses

Site Threats And Responses

There simply aren’t that many places to live in the world that are entirely devoid of threats. Most of us have to deal with multiple threats in the region we choose to call home. In a lot of cases, threats go hand-in-hand with the advantages that attract us to particular places. Love skiing? Living close […]

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