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Hurricane Michael: Post Hurricane Survival Checklist

Hurricane Michael: Post Hurricane Survival Checklist

Jonathan Campbell    Hello, my name is Jonathon and I just lived through Hurricane Michael. I live in Navarre Florida, which was spared the brunt of the damage as it is about 90 miles west
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Vlogging Hurricane Florence 2018 - Mountains of NC

Vlogging Hurricane Florence 2018 – Mountains of NC

Join Luke as Hurricane Florence makes landfall in NC and slowly tracks towards the mountains. .. Check out our YouTube Channel for more information concerning everything seen on our Channel including reviews, insight into what
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Survival Box Subscription

Survival Box Subscription? 5 Things You Need to Know First!

Before we get to the 5 Things You Should Know Before Buying a "Survival Box" Subscription, we need to give a little setup about how this business model came to be. First, I want to
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Hurricane Florence Preparation - What You Need to Do to Prepare NOW!

Hurricane Florence Preparation – What You Need to Do to Prepare NOW!

Hurricane Florence is hurtling toward the US East Coast. It strengthened to a Category-4 storm on Monday afternoon. Its wind speed is about 130 mph. It is expected to hit the Carolinas on Thursday morning
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New Prepper Tips: Essentials You Need for Disaster Preparedness

New Prepper Tips: Essentials You Need for Disaster Preparedness

We’ve got you covered with this list of essentials that’ll help even a novice prepper get ready for a disaster. All preppers have to start somewhere! To get things going with this lifestyle, there are
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Bug out Bag Gear Redundancy Solutions

Bug out Bag Gear Redundancy Solutions

Redundancy in Bug out Bag Gear This may seem obvious but redundancy in bug out bag gear doesn’t always mean having two of something. It’s closer to the old saying, “There’s more than one way to
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Picking the Best Bug Out Bag Pack

Picking the Best Bug Out Bag Pack

Considerations for a Bug Out Bag Pack When it comes to a bug out bag pack, there’s a spectrum of options. At one end, there’s literally a non-descript bag, into which you throw survival gear and get
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Water storage containers for prepping supplies.

Water Storage: Storing the Most Important Emergency Item

Water Storage: How To Store the Most Important Emergency Item. The average human can survive without food for a month or more depending on the circumstances, but cannot survive without water for more than three
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GMO Free Food Storage

Best Practices to Ensuring GMO Free Food Storage

GMO Free Food Storage - Legacy Food Storage The GMO Free Food Storage (genetically modified organization) debate is in full force, from whether they are safe to consume to how GMO food should be labeled.
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Survival Food Storage 101

Food Storage Review Criteria: Nutrition, Packaging, Quality, and Price

Nutritional Value of Long Term Food Storage If you’ve done any research, you’ll know that buying food for emergencies is a bit different from routine shopping. While nutritional value is (or should be) always a
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Food Storage Companies - Are All Food Storage Companies the Same?

Food Storage Companies – Are All Food Storage Companies the Same?

Are All Food Storage Companies the Same? Food storage companies are a lot like restaurants. Have you ever wondered why #17 at most Mexican restaurants is almost always Chile Rellenos? Or why the menus are
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Food Storage Industry Secrets

Secrets of the Food Storage Industry They Don’t Want You to Know

Food Storage Companies: Are They All Created Equal? As sellers of emergency food storage, we feel that we owe it to our readers to be upfront and honest about the products we sell. That is
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Prepping Supplies: How to Begin Your Food and Water Storage

Prepping Supplies: How to Begin Your Food and Water Storage

Would You Like to Begin Prepping, But Don't Know Where to Start? Survivalist 101 contributor M.J. Buchanan shares her tips for beginning the prepping process, including food and water storage, as well advice on how
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blackout preparedness

Surviving a Natural Disasters When You’re Away from Home

“Natural Disasters do not wait for you to get home before they happen.” I have met many folks that have a pretty nice setup where they live. They can survive with ease for quite a
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blackout preparedness

Blackout Preparedness: Short Term or Long Term, Don’t Forget the Basics

Have You Reviewed Your Blackout Preps Lately? I have recently been beefing up my blackout preparedness because over the past couple weeks, we here in the Ozarks have braced twice for possibly severe winter weather.
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9 Easy Steps on How to Start Homesteading Today!

9 Easy Steps on How to Start Homesteading Today!

How to Start Homesteading Today: Transition From 72 Hour Prepper to Homesteading Our homesteading efforts can best be described as accidental. When we left Southwest Florida for the Missouri Ozarks, we were not on a
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Bug out bag list

Bug Out Bag List: Going Beyond the Basics of Food, Water, and Shelter

Room to Spare? Include Convenience Items on Your Bug Out Bag List We've already covered the basic items that should go in your bug out bag, but if you have the space, or even enough
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Self Sufficient Lifestyle - Self Sufficient Living in the Burbs, City, or Country

Self Sufficient Lifestyle – Self Sufficient Living in the Burbs, City, or Country

Self Sufficient Meaning: Being self sufficient means that you are needing no outside help in satisfying one's basic needs, especially with regard to the production of food water and Shelter. Self Sufficient lifestyle | Self
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How I Convinced My Wife to Become a Prepper

How I Convinced My Wife to Become a Prepper

Become a Prepper: My Prepping Mindset Began with Dad I didn't have to work too hard to become a prepper. I guess I was a bit of a prepper by birth. My dad grew up in
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blackout preparedness

Why & How to Become a Prepper: Living the Prepper Life

How to Become a Prepper After 9/11 my husband and I moved from Florida to rural Tennessee and began a "prepper" life on just five acres of land. We haven't always been successful at what
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Top Three Survival Guns

Choosing a Survival Gun – Survivalist 101’s Top Three Survival Guns

Survival Guns on a Budget  I was asked by the boss to write an article on which survival gun I’d have if I could only afford ONE. When I was given this assignment, the first
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Pandemic: How to Survive a Pandemic - Risks, Preparation, and Prevention

Pandemic: How to Survive a Pandemic – Risks, Preparation, and Prevention

What EXACTLY is a Pandemic? What’s the difference between a nasty weekend flu that’s going around and a pandemic? Body count. That’s one way to look at a major catastrophe caused by a rapidly spreading disease.
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EMP Event - Be Prepared for an EMP Attack

EMP Event – Be Prepared for an EMP Attack

What is an EMP Event? In 1952, the classic science fiction movie The Day the Earth Stood Still depicted a moment when all the cars stopped, lights went out, radios went silent and telephones no
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What is a Dirty Bomb: How Real is the Threat? - Facts and Threat Assessment

What is a Dirty Bomb: How Real is the Threat? – Facts and Threat Assessment

What is a Dirty Bomb? In simple terms, a “dirty bomb” is a conventional bomb (dynamite, C4) combined with radioactive components (powder, pellets) so that the explosion creates a cloud of radioactive material. That makes
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how to prepare for catastrophic events

How to Prepare for Disaster Survival: Observe, Orient, Decide and Act

How to Prepare for Disaster Survival There are many potential natural disasters and and ways how to prepare for disaster survival situations like: flood, fire, earthquake, volcanic eruption, hurricane, meteor strike, to name a few. In
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Hurricane Kit: The Top 10 Essentials You Must Include

Hurricane Kit: The Top 10 Essentials You Must Include

Hurricane season 2013 began with tropical storm Andrea, which brought high winds, tornadoes, and record rainfall to portions of the southern and northeastern parts of the US. Fortunately, it didn'€™t cause massive amounts of damage
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Survival Myths

Survival Myths That Can Put You in Danger of Dying – Survival Quiz

I was recently watching a show where the character was lost in the woods and looked for moss growing on a tree so that he could figure out his direction. I had always heard this
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Off Grid Energy Costs

Off Grid Energy Costs: Are the Cost and Benefits Worth It?

How Much Are the Off Grid Energy Costs? The answer is…well, there isn’t one. The amount you will pay to ditch public utilities for off grid energy is based on a ton of variables. Although
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Going Off-Grid – Three Questions to Ask Before You Take the Plunge

Going Off-Grid – Three Questions to Ask Before You Take the Plunge

Okay, so you’re convinced that you want to move away from public utilities and become more self-sufficient. Great! But before you start buying up solar panels, you should take some time to plan out exactly
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Off-Grid Living: Are You Sure You Want to Go Off-Grid?

Off-Grid Living: Are You Sure You Want to Go Off-Grid?

We often hear about people going “off-grid.”  What does that mean exactly?  In fact, what grid are we even talking about? The grid originally referred to the power grid.  During the late 19th century, power
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Survival Mindset

Survival Mindset – Navy SEALs Secrets & The Will to Survive

Often when we think about survival, we think about tools and techniques that can save our lives in the face of imminent danger. These are definitely important skills to keep in mind – but there
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A Quick-Start Guide to Your Hurricane Survival Kit

A Quick-Start Guide to Your Hurricane Survival Kit

Build a Hurricane Survival Kit If you live in the Atlantic states or along the Gulf Coast and haven't yet made preparations for hurricane season, now is the time to do so. Building a hurricane
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Build an emergency car kit

Emergency Car Kit: How to Survive a Rural Breakdown

Vehicle breakdowns can happen anywhere, but with the availability of cell phones and roadside assistance services, most people don't bother to carry an emergency car kit. Even fewer know how to change a tire or
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Build a Bug Out Bag or Buy One?

Bug Out Bag Essentials – The 10 Items All BOBs Must-Have!

Bug Out Bag Essentials. Every article that you read about how to build a bug out bag is going to have a list of 50 or 60 items that you should include, but what if
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survival kit for hurricanes

Survival Kit for Hurricanes: Prepare Ahead of Time

Hurricanes bring to mind destructive winds and heavy rains, but in fact, the wind is often the least of your worries! It's OK though because we've put together an excellent Survival Kit for Hurricanes that you
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Survivalist 101 - Survival Blog & Survival Store

Bug Out Bag Packing List – Why You Need One

Why Do You Need a Bug Out Bag Packing List? Putting together a bug out bag is not difficult, but putting together a comprehensive, well packed bug out bag requires more attention to detail. A
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Zombie Bug Out Bag

Zombie Bug Out Bag – Items to Pack Beyond the Norm

Zombie Bug Out Bag Must-Haves Some people believe in the possibility of a Zombie apocalypse and others don't, but the capacity for a naturally derived or chemically engineered virus that causes widespread infection and zombie
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Hurricane Preparedness Plan

Hurricane Preparedness Plan – Don’t Hesitate

Hurricane Begins Soon - Do You Have a Hurricane Preparedness Plan? If you live in any of the Atlantic states, hurricanes are a very real threat to you from June 1 to November 30, the official window
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The Ultimate Bug Out Bag List

The Ultimate Bug Out Bag List

Putting together a bug out bag is really not that difficult if you have a bug out bag list to go by. However,  putting together a comprehensive, well packed bug out bag requires a little
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What Should Be in a Bug Out Bag?

What Should Be in a Bug Out Bag?

If this is your first foray into the land of bug out bags, many of the items that are on the must-include list may seem bizarre, and you probably have questions about what should be
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What Is a Bug Out Bag?

What Is a Bug Out Bag?

What is a bug out bag? In a nutshell, a bug-out bag is a way for you to be better prepared to leave your home, office or vehicle in a moment's notice, just in case
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