Category Archive: General Survival

Steps to Take Post Natural Disaster

Steps to Take Post Natural Disaster Natural disasters happen every day. Sometimes they can cause as much damage as any man-made disaster and others times, no one is really affected. Once you’ve gotten through the event, you need to have a post natural disaster plan to follow! It will help you not only increase your …

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Welcoming the Next Generation of Preppers

Welcoming the Next Generation of Preppers Regardless of what you may think or feel about the millennial generation, they are the next generation preppers, and there are certain things about them that have far exceeded their parents’ generation. Information, for example. All they’ve ever known is to Google search. They have little to no concept …

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Your Ancestors Had These 17 Survival Skills

Your Ancestors Had These 17 Survival Skills Technology has brought the human race some truly amazing and almost miraculous benefits. Instant information has both helped and hurt our society as a whole. There are so many skills that have been lost, and I’m not talking about ancient history, either! I’m talking about your grandparents and …

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Prepper Shaming and the Prepper Stigma

Prepper Shaming and the Prepper Stigma   The average American’s eyes will glaze over if you say the word “prepper.” Either that or they will look at you wide-eyed, like you’re going to do something crazy at any moment. After all, you are “one of those doomsday prepper people like on TV.” This is prepper …

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These 3 Emergencies Can Happen to Anyone

These 3 Emergencies Can Happen to Anyone No matter where you live, there are emergencies that can happen that will affect you and your family directly, even if there is no damage done to you or yours. It’s funny how people in certain areas say “Well, at least we don’t have [insert disaster] here like …

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Pay Debts or Buy Preps: Which is Better?

Pay Debts or Buy Preps: Which is Better? I jumped all over this article when I first saw it. If you’re like me, you battle yourself every payday: do I pay debts or buy preps? It can be a real struggle and make you frustrated to the point of wanting to give up on the …

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Using Skin Glue in Survival Situations

Using Skin Glue in Survival Situations   One of the more serious threats to survival in a SHTF situation is infection. Any cut or scrape that would have been almost ignored before the disaster occurred is now something far more serious.¬†Any open wound on the skin is a highway for bacteria to get inside and …

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Flood Hazards and Survival

Flood Hazards and Survival Do you live in a flood-prone area? Are you SURE you don’t? Just because the area you live in doesn’t get much rain, it doesn’t mean you won’t be affected by flooding or have the waters rise near (but hopefully not into) your home. If you live downstream, heavy rain falling …

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Ways to Use a Knife in Survival Situations

Ways to Use a Knife in Survival Situations Knives have been around for thousands of years, used as both a tool and a weapon. Growing up, it was more common than not for a man to carry a pocket knife. Now, society sees them as more of a weapon or something to cut steak with …

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Don’t Get Caught Without These Items in Your Car

Don’t Get Caught Without These Items in Your Car The importance of having an emergency bag for your vehicle can’t be stressed enough. When you’re away from hearth and home, you are vulnerable to a multitude of things going wrong. If you live in an area that is prone to bad weather, especially storms that …

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