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6 Survival Techniques: the Basic Survival Skills Everyone Should Know

October 25, 2022 9 min read

Survival in the aftermath of a natural disaster, economic collapse, nuclear warfare, or civil unrest can be challenging. It requires a host of survival skills you would otherwise not need to utilize in our modern world. 
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How to Make Heat Without Electricity: 5 Alternative Heat Sources

October 20, 2022 8 min read

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Root Cellar Ideas: 10 Root Cellar Plans to Make a Root Cellar

October 18, 2022 8 min read

With a modest budget and some effort, you can install an inexpensive DIY root cellar in your home or backyard. 
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Security at Home Tips: What You Need to Know About Security for Your Home

October 11, 2022 7 min read

Security for your home is non-negotiable. It’s vital to keep your family and personal belongings safe and sound, and we take securing a home seriously. That is why we’ve developed tips for home security. 
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Get Our Disaster Preparedness Checklist: The Survival Checklist That Can Save Your Life

September 22, 2022 8 min read

When emergencies strike, and you face a life-threatening situation, it’s already too late to make plans. That is why making preparations ahead of time using an emergency preparedness checklist is vital.
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Urban Prepper Survival: Urban & Suburban Prepping Tips & Tricks

September 14, 2022 8 min read

Preppers do not only come from the backwoods or other rural areas of the country. There are also entire networks of urban preppers who are focused on preparing themselves and their families to survive in the event of a natural or human-triggered disaster in the city—and for good reason. 
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Prepper Pantry Organization Ideas: Getting Your Pantry Organization to the Next Level

September 14, 2022 5 min read

Preppers are good at preparing for the worst and collecting supplies to help them survive if SHTF. However, that doesn’t automatically make them great organizers—and you need to know where everything is in an emergency so you can grab what you need.
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Tornado Kit Checklist: Use our Tornado Preparedness Checklist to Create your Tornado Kit

September 13, 2022 5 min read

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), a tornado is a violently rotating column of air that extends from a thunderstorm and touches down on the ground. 
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Your Wildfire Preparedness Checklist: Learn What to do In Case of a Wildfire

September 13, 2022 3 min read

Raging and out-of-control wildfires burn yearly in wildfire-prone areas, also known as the wildland-urban interface. The wildland-urban interface is any place located next to or within one mile of a natural area. If you live in the wildland-urban interface, having a wildfire preparedness checklist is crucial.
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SHTF Plans: How To Prepare Your SHTF Plan Before You Need It!

SHTF Plans: How To Prepare Your SHTF Plan Before You Need It!

September 09, 2022 8 min read

It’s impossible to know when sh*t may hit the fan (SHTF). For that reason, it’s essential to stay prepared for the unexpected, such as natural disasters, civil unrest, or nuclear warfare. Part of being well prepared is having a cache of survival food kits, water storage containers, and other equipment.

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14 EDC Essentials for Your Pockets: Our Everyday Carry Gear List

14 EDC Essentials for Your Pockets: Our Everyday Carry Gear List

August 31, 2022 8 min read

EDC items are Every Day Carry essentials that come in handy when heading outdoors or in emergencies.

For instance, although the pandemic outbreak embraced remote work, around 50% of companies want their employees back in the office. Numerous US citizens are now bound to continue their jobs physically, which means traveling away from home.

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Minimum Calories to Survive: How Many Calories Do I Need to Survive?

Minimum Calories to Survive: How Many Calories Do I Need to Survive?

August 25, 2022 5 min read

On a day-to-day basis, most of us are fortunate enough not to have to ask ourselves, “how many calories do I need to survive?” However, suppose a natural disaster strikes or civil unrest breaks out, and SHTF. You may be forced into a survival situation, where you become more concerned about the minimum calories per day you need to survive.
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