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Natural Disaster Survival Tips

Be prepared for the unexpected
Friday, September 8, 2017, 7:54 PM

Natural disasters come in all shapes and sizes.  Hurricanes, earthquakes, flooding and landslides, forest fires, tornadoes, and many other disasters can present themselves unexpectedly. They all can have a major disruptive affect on our lives.  Being prepared for these events can help you and your family ride the storm and come out on the other end safely and better able to handle post disaster situations. 

Here are 10 tips to help become more prepared for natural disasters: » Read more

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Essential Survival Kit Items

Essential Items in Your Emergency Survival Kit

Items to consider and review for your preps
Friday, December 9, 2016, 8:21 PM

Having a well stocked set of supplies and preparations for emergency and disaster situations is one of the biggest steps one can take to being more resilient and prepared for an uncertain future. Below is quick reference infographic for you to learn about and take stock of the essential survival kit items you will need. » Read more

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Prepping on a Budget

10 Survival Items That Everyone Can Afford
Thursday, September 29, 2016, 6:45 PM

A number of inexpensive and very useful preps to have for an emergency or just around the house for non-emergencies. 

http://www.outdoorlife.com/blogs/survivalist/prepping-budget-10-survival-items-everyone-can-afford

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10 Survival Uses for Zip Ties

Inexpensive and secure
Monday, August 8, 2016, 3:52 PM

Lots of great ways to use zips ties and why you should include them in your BOB or emergency supplies. 

http://thesurvivalmom.com/10-survival-uses-zip-ties/

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10 Survival Uses for Blackberries

Monday, July 25, 2016, 5:17 PM

Learn 10 different ways to utilize blackberry plants and their fruit.

http://www.outdoorlife.com/blogs/survivalist/10-survival-uses-blackberries

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5 Handy Survival Applications for Duct Tape

(That You Might Not Think About)
Wednesday, May 11, 2016, 4:36 PM

Some unique ideas on how to use that roll of duct tape that you have in your GoBag or emergency kit in the car.  What other ideas do you have?

http://www.outdoorlife.com/blogs/survivalist/5-handy-survival-applications-duct-tape-you-might-not-think-about

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How to Identify and Use the Common Mullein

Natural Uses and in Survival Situations
Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 5:33 PM
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3 Tips for Planting a Survival Orchard

Growing Fruit and Nut Trees
Thursday, March 31, 2016, 8:29 PM

Three ideas to consider when planning and putting in your orchard to improve the success of the new trees and to give you more resilience in survival situations. 

http://www.outdoorlife.com/blogs/survivalist/3-tips-planting-survival-orchard-fruit-and-nut-trees

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Wood Ash

Its 10 Survival Uses
Wednesday, December 30, 2015, 7:41 PM

10 reasons to give wood ash from the fireplace or firepit a different label than that as a waste product. 

http://prepforshtf.com/wood-ash-10-survival-uses/#.VoRmNnvOjAK

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Signaling for Help in an Emergency

Learning the basics
Tuesday, October 20, 2015, 12:11 PM

Imagine you are driving across the country and your car breaks down in the middle of the drive. What are you going to do? If you're prepared and know how to signal for help, you can create signs and signal aircrafts for help. Most people know the SOS sign, but here are other things that emergency personal will recognize as messages. » Read more