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Category Archives: Survival

Inside VFS: 004

The staff goes over some of the products offered on Valley Food Storage from our sister brand, Steel River. Steel River designs all it’s products in-house, and looks to offer quality outdoor gear. From knives to lanterns, Steel River designs all products with quality and affordability in mind. Check out the Steel River Redwood Stiletto […]

How to Pack a DIY First Aid Kit for Your Car

Guest Post by: John Bishop from Read the original article here. Being prepared is something we all care about, but some people put more effort into preparation than others. If you are the kind of person who is never more than a few steps from a pocket knife and a bottle of water, you […]

Things To Have In Your Home In The Event Of A Flood

Guest Post by: John Bishop from Read the original article here. It is so important that you and your family are prepared in the event of a flood. While this is something that all families hope they never have to endure, flooding is an all too real disaster that can strike at any time. […]

5 Basic Knots You Need To Know

Most people can tie a bow; after all, it’s the same knot used to tie your shoes. Even fewer people can tie a tie these days. But knots are used for all types of chores and activities. They are found in everything from fishing and boating to crafts. Knowing which knot should be used can […]

Hurricane Forecast and Outlook

Hurricane Outlook And Forcast

After last year’s disastrous hurricane season that included storms like Harvey, Irma and Maria, the U.S. probably won’t see much of a hurricane reprieve this year, according to forecasters from the Colorado State University Tropical Meteorology Project. The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season forecast was released Thursday, from Colorado State University calls for a large number […]

5 Water Storage Myths

5 water storage myths

Since storing water can extremely very different from storing food, there are many things you need to consider if you’re new to storing water. Water storage needs to be protected against many factors like: viruses, contamination, and bacteria. Taking a number of different measures to protect your water from these threats than just like you […]

Prep 101: How to Prepare for and Survive In Tornado Alley, The Midwest

Preparing for tornado alley

*Editors Note: This is part 1 in the series “Prep 101” look for the tag to read the rest. Let’s talk tornado alley… Texas, Kansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Eastern Colorado, and South Dakota make up this windy region of the great US (honorable mention goes to Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, Iowa, Tennessee, Kentucky, Minnesota, and Wisconsin). Twisters […]

Prep 101: Preparing In Hurricane Country, The Southeast

Preparing in hurricane country

The Southeast has many charming qualities; Disney World, Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, The Georgia Aquarium (world’s largest aquarium), backyard alligators… ok, so maybe not all things in the Southeast are charming. Besides the occasional unfriendly gator, this region of the U.S. has experienced some of Mother Nature’s worst disasters.   If you call Florida, Georgia, North […]

Prep 101: What You Need To Prepare For If You Live In The Northeast

Preparing in the northeast

*Editors Note: This is part 1 in the series “Prep 101” look for the tag to read the rest. The Northeast part of the United States is no stranger to bearing the brunt of Mother Nature’s jokes. For example, in 1999 the Northeast experienced a heat wave that resulted in a death toll of 271 […]

10 Survival Foods to Keep in the House at All Times

10 Survival Foods to Keep in the House at All Times

Being prepared is not just for boy scouts. Every household should be aware of what it takes to survive in an emergency situation. The timing of when or how a crisis sneaks its way into your life is not something you can actually plan for. However, by being prepared, you can plan on how you’ll […]