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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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How To Make Disaster Recovery Planning More Effective

By Ben / April 5, 2020

Most companies prepare for emergencies by magnifying fire detection and prevention systems such as fire alarms or fire extinguishers, improving company security, training a special team to respond during an emergency, and getting everything insured. But emergency preparation does not actually end in being aware of what’s to come, but in identifying the means to […]

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6 Tips To Not Losing Your Mind In A Survival Situation

By Michael B. / November 23, 2018

Life can be stressful as it is, but when you’re in a crisis, the stress can get much worse. Being a flood victim, experiencing a hurricane tear through your neighborhood, being in a warzone, etc. are all traumatic events and situations that can leave you with frazzled nerves. If you are stressed out, very often […]

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Evacuation Planning For Families

By Andrew J. / November 13, 2018

Emergencies can be highly unpredictable. You could be well-prepared for a crisis, but if there’s an earthquake and the house comes crumbling down, whatever food and water supplies you’ve stored will be destroyed. The structural integrity of the house will be compromised, and you won’t be able to stay there. You have no choice but […]

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How to Prep Effectively and Efficiently…On a Budget

By Andrew J. / June 8, 2018

In an emergency situation, you want to have a number of supplies that you can fall back on to ensure your survival, health, and safety. This requires collecting and maintaining a decent amount of those supplies even though you may never need them. Altogether, these supplies – including food and water stockpiles, first aid supplies, […]

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Customizing Your First Aid Kit

By Andrew J. / August 4, 2016

Everyone should have at least a basic survival kit just in case disaster strikes. A survival first aid kit is one of the most important preparations for any sort of disaster or event. What Is a Survival First Aid Kit? A survival first aid kit is a bit more equipped than just a regular everyday […]

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Survival Training You Can Depend On

By Andrew J. / July 20, 2016

With all of the reality shows on television dedicated to survival techniques and even “doomsday” type preppers, you are likely somewhat familiar with the idea of survival training. But, what those television shows might not explain properly is that survival training isn’t just for adventure buffs and the slightly paranoid. Survival training is a very […]

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End Procrastination and Paralysis With Strong Organization

By Andrew J. / July 5, 2016

In virtually any situation, staying organized can make things much easier. Having an organized emergency preparedness plan and supplies could literally save your life should disaster ever strike. Here are some tips and tools to help you organize your emergency preparations. Write Out Your Plan First of all, you want to organize your thoughts. The […]

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How to Conquer Your Fears

By Andrew J. / January 14, 2016

Acting out of fear can get you into more trouble than the situation you are already in. Fear comes in many forms and levels. The simplest might be fear of insects, spiders and snakes, more intense fear might the instilled fear of heights, public speaking, the unknown, and extreme fear might be the fear of […]