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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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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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How To Raise Your Crisis Awareness

By Michael B. / February 2, 2019

During times of emergency, you can be one of two things: proactive or reactive. The difference is that by being proactive, you’re much more in control of the situation. If you’re reactive like most people, your awareness level is low. Sudden acts of violence that seem to spring out of nowhere can take you by […]

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Planning Your Safe Room? Start Here.

By Andrew J. / December 19, 2018

Thanks to Hollywood films like Jodie Foster’s ‘Safe Room’, millions of people around the world have seen how effective and protective a specially built emergency safe space can be. Luckily (unlike in the movies) it doesn’t need to be anything crazy high-tech- just extra secure. Depending on where you live, building a safe room may […]

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Practicing Caution In The Age of Rampant Terrorism

By Michael B. / December 12, 2018

There’s no denying the fact that terrorist incidents are on the rise. While people debate on social media over proper protocols and politically correct terms, people all over the world are being killed in terrorist attacks made prevalent by globalization, influx of refugees, and numerous other factors.   As a survivalist, one doesn’t have the […]

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10 Need-To-Know War Zone Tactics

By Michael B. / December 1, 2018

The Roman philosopher Marcus Tullius Cicero once said, “In time of war, the laws fall silent.” This is a very important quote to bear in mind as a prepper. While the only current major wars seem to be occurring in far away places like the Middle East, war is a very real possibility and can […]