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The ‘Get Home Bag’ and Why You Need One

By Peter D. / August 2, 2020

One of the less well known essentials for a crisis is the get home bag. Actually, what you will tend to hear about more often than not is the bugout bag. On most of the survival websites you visit, you’re probably going to hear about the bugout bag, but not the get home bag. This […]

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Great Depression Survival Techniques

By James A. / May 18, 2020

Here at Purpose Driven Survival we understand the value of taking tips from history, so in this week’s video we’re going to walk you through some of the most valuable survival strategies our ancestors employed to make it through the most desperate situations.

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The Brand of Terrorism No One Is Looking For

By Michael B. / September 11, 2019

When it comes to terrorism we, along with our governments, tend to focus on bombings, knifings, and shootings. Unfortunately, there’s a whole different type of terrorism that goes unmentioned that’s just as (if not more) threatening: bioterrorism. Bioterrorism involves the use of harmful germs or other biological agents to create mass illness- from epidemic to […]

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Emergency Prep: Hurricanes

By Michael B. / August 30, 2019

The coastline of the United states is regularly battered by hurricanes- an average of about five every three years.   Hurricanes bring lots of heavy winds, some as strong as a hundred miles an hour.  Along with hurricanes also come water surges that reach to twenty feet in height. These intense winds can create cyclones, […]

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Emergency Prep: Building Fire

By Andrew J. / July 11, 2019

A fire can occur anywhere, even in places where proper protocol has been followed. It’s always important to have an emergency plan, but it’s particularly crucial for anyone who works in a school, office, or any other large building (especially one with multiple floors). The fire emergency preparation plan involves two things: information and delegation. […]

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Earthquake Survival Tips

By Andrew J. / June 20, 2019

Despite scientists’ increasing abilities to predict the severity of coming earthquakes, for people who live in earthquake-prone areas, the best you can do is prepare for the worst. Before The Earthquake: Prepare an Emergency Kit You will never know what will happen during or after an earthquake, thus, you should always have an emergency kit […]

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Emergency Prep: Civil War

By Michael B. / May 16, 2019

As world leaders beat their chests, make shows of power, and fight for supremacy, conscientious citizens will acknowledge that the odds of a third world war breaking out are high. What many people aren’t aware of is that there’s a even more frightening possibility right around the corner: civil war. Some countries, like Africa, have […]

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Your Ideal Bug-Out Spot: Notes From Venezuela

By Emma C / March 26, 2019

Push aside all your books and blogs and YouTube videos for just a second and hear us out. No matter what you’ve read or what the ‘experts’ have told you, the key to the ultimate bug-out location rests on one single factor: location. You may be thinking, “Sure, obviously we want to be somewhere out […]

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Coping With Tear Gas and Pepper Spray

By Andrew J. / March 5, 2019

Many serious survivalists carry pepper spray with them as a non-lethal means of self-defense, but that’s not what this article is about. In this article, you’ll learn how to cope with pepper spray or tear gas being used on you. This is a very real possibility in a war zone, and it’s not pretty. If […]

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5 Urban Survival Strategies For The Mindful Prepper

By Andrew J. / February 27, 2019

People often wonder if it’s safer to stay in the countryside or in an urban area during times of emergency. This is a difficult question to answer because it all depends on the nature of the crisis. If there’s a pandemic and people all over the city are falling ill, you’ll probably be safer being […]

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