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Stockpiling Gasoline The Right Way

Stockpiling Gasoline The Right Way

Having a staple supply of gasoline and other fuel is an absolute necessity if you are very serious about preparing for emergencies. Fuel powers your generator and your vehicles, essential items in a grid-down situation. Even though gasoline, diesel, propane ...

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How To Live Off-Grid Without A Refrigerator

How To Live Off-Grid Without A Refrigerator

Maybe it’s an emergency situation, like a hurricane or thunder storm causing a long-term power outage. Or maybe it’s just personal preference – more and more people find themselves wanting to truly live the off-the-grid lifestyle. Whatever the reason, more ...

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8 Boy Scouts Survival Tips For Any Emergency

8 Boy Scouts Survival Tips For Any Emergency

The wilderness survival skills which abound in old Boy Scout manuals could help us all become more prepared for an emergency. Modern scouting workbooks and badges may focus a lot more on technology merit badges, but the old training manuals ...

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3 Emergency Heat Sources When The Power’s Out

3 Emergency Heat Sources When The Power’s Out

Today’s homes are all heated as a requirement of the Universal Building Code. While air conditioning isn’t a regulatory requirement, heating is. The heating must be adequate to maintain the home in the “comfort zone” even in the most-extreme temperatures ...

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4 Ways To Communicate During A Disaster

4 Ways To Communicate During A Disaster

The power has gone out. A state of emergency has been declared. Phone lines are down. Your teenage daughter is halfway across the city watching a movie with her friend. As you frantically dial her cell phone number, you start ...

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Becoming Prepared: One Couple’s Story

Becoming Prepared: One Couple’s Story

There are a lot of people in America today who are concerned about emergency preparedness. Just like people were afraid of the Russians in the 50s — building bomb shelters and stocking them with all of the things that a ...

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Modern Survival Skills You Should Learn

Modern Survival Skills You Should Learn

There are two kinds of survival skills that I like to call “soft survival skills” and “hard survival skills.” Hard survival skills consist of those abilities that a person or family needs to survive in an extreme situation, such as ...

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Building A Bug-Out Bag

Building A Bug-Out Bag

Over the last few years, being a survivalist or prepper has become a much more mainstream and accepted by American culture. The stereotype of the paranoid man sitting in his basement surrounded by his gun collection and wearing his aluminum-foil ...

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