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Preparing Your Pets and Livestock for Disaster

Pets are Family Being prepared for a disaster or other emergency means having the whole family on the same page and being prepared for the unexpected or the unthinkable. Family means pets, too. Whether you are preparing to either hunker down inside the home or putting together the perfect bug-out kit, don’t forget that your [...]

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Bugout: Preparation

Classes and Dry Runs If you have to bug out and get to drive out, you will have almost anything you need by following this list. Even if you have to walk out, you can fair well with what you can carry if you’ve packed your kit well. What happens if your kit is lost [...]

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Building Your Bugout Kit

Building the Kit Once you have these plans and items set, you will need to decide what survival items to take with you. You need to prioritize the items according to how important they are to have with you because you might just find yourselves having to walk out of a situation instead of driving [...]

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Planning to Bugout

When The Time Comes to Go When planning for disasters, the general tendency is to plan for hunkering down inside the home with supplies to last until the situation is over. There’s nothing wrong with doing so by any means. However, it is a mistake to overlook the fact that the disaster might mean having [...]

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How to Start Preparing for Disaster

Disaster preparedness, for the purposes of this article, means short to long term preparation for a disaster, whether natural or man made. It does not mean preparing for doomsday. Being a disaster prepper encompasses all religions, all nationalities, all political persuasions, all races. No one demographic is immune to disasters and the goal of a [...]

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Disaster Preparedness: Hurricanes

Hurricanes can be defined as the “Get Out of Dodge” type of disaster. After securing your house and belongings, it’s often wiser to just leave the area until the storm is over. Hurricane winds flow in a circular motion with winds that exceed 75 miles per hour, but can exceed 155 miles per hour. Forming [...]

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Must Have Items for Your Bug out Bag

Your bug out back is your lifesaver in the event of a disaster. Quite a few people ask, what are the most essential things to place in a bug out bag? Here’s a list of must have items you should have in your bug out bag and why you need them. Crank Radio – this [...]

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Disaster Preparedness: Setting Up a Self Sustainability Group

If you’re interested in moving off the grid or at least living your life in a more self sustainable fashion I’d like to share some tips on how to set up a self sustainability group. This is basically a group of people with the same idea of providing their own food and energy supply, as [...]

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Preparing Your Children for Evacuation

People don’t realize just how adaptable children can be when they’re thrown into an emergency situation like an evacuation, but that said it’s always best to prepare them as much as you can beforehand. Here’s some great ways to prepare your kids without worrying them unduly. When you’re a child life is an adventure and [...]

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Disaster Preparedness on a Budget

We all hope we’ll never have to face a disaster which forces us to either stay indoors for a while or leave our homes completely for a prolonged amount of time – however preparation is the key to survival in a disaster, but how to we prep if we’re on a budget? Firstly you need [...]

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