There is no more fundamental need than a steady supply of water. Without it, our bodies cannot survive more than a few days. Yet when natural disasters or other emergencies take place, municipal water is often one of the first victims. And large-scale terrorism is likely to target water distribution as a key element of […]
Top ten Get Home Bag items you need to have make it home quickly and safely. Of course there are other items that are good to have in your bag, click here for a comprehensive look at why you need a Get Home Bag and exactly what to put in one –> Get Home Bags for […]
Video By: TJack First Published on: BlackScoutSurvival Please support them by subscribing to their channels Transcription provided by: American Preppers Network Number of speakers: 2 (Tyler – T., Kirsten Rechnitz – K.R.) Duration: 07 min 41 sec Primitive Everyday Carry T.: Hey girl, yeah. Hey, this is Tyler with TJack Survival. I just spent the last week filming […]
Video By Lonewolf Wilderness Survival School Please support their channel by subscribing here Transcription provided by American Preppers Network Number of speakers: 1 (Shane) Duration: 08 min 09 sec Bugout Truck Tent Shane: Hey what’s up, YouTube? Shane here again, with another episode on Lonewolf Survival and this weekend we’re out at Vogel State Park, […]
In our bug out bag we (My husband and I) both had a mess kit which as you know, takes up a lot of room in a bug out bag. I set out looking for something a little better that didn’t cost an arm and a leg, but would work for all of us. We […]
Anyone who has ever been called four eyes may have felt a little down in life because of their specs, but childhood teasing does not last forever. Those four-eyed individuals will one day be able to rub those bullies noses into the fact that those glasses could be the difference between life and death. There […]
Winter is approaching us quickly. The last few winters have been somewhat mild, but that can always change quickly. Being prepared for natural disasters is one of the most important things a person can do to ensure the safety of their life and that of their family. Winter is no exception. The risk of hypothermia […]
Written by: Joe Alton, M.D., aka Dr. Bones of www.doomandbloom.net It’s been incredibly frigid in parts of the U.S. and Canada this year, and it’s time to discuss winter car survival. Many deaths from exposure are avoidable if some simple precautions are taken. In other articles we’ve discussed hypothermia, frostbite, falling through the ice, and […]
With the popularity of prepping at an all time high, it’s common to see folks succumb to those old clever marketing tactics. Purchasing gear for a bug out bag can be quite a daunting task, especially given the fact that we most likely have never been in such a situation to have needed it. We […]
Guest Post Written By: The Safety Company Disaster can strike at any given time, without prior notice. Recently, a wave of tornadoes swept through the Midwest, killing 6 and injuring several dozen more. And most of you probably remember the super typhoon Haiyan that brought 200+ mph winds along a 20-foot wall of seawater crashing […]
What a “Get Home Bag” is and why everyone should have one. Written by Stephanie Dayle. A Get Home Bag could be a life saver if we are ever faced with a true disaster. Everyone who travels away from home on a regular bases should have one assembled and ready as part of their personal […]
By Jim Jones One of my mantras is “ It’s not what you have, It’s what you have with you” Consider a “Coat Pocket Survival Kit” There are all kinds of “survival kits” There are big tote bin kits for the home emergency, survival backpacks for when you need to head for the hills, survival […]
In my various articles and classes where I talk about what you should have in your pockets, I often include tissues, dust respirators and/or Band-Aids. The tissues can be used as emergency respirators or wound covers. Somehow, I neglected to include large handkerchiefs or bandanas in my recommendations. My bad! Bandanas were a must have […]
Preppers are always talking about different types of Kits – what are they based on and why are we building them? The theory behind kits is thoroughly explored in this article.
Continuing my Heat and Light series, we go pretty basic and cover how to create home made water proof fire starters out of dryer lint, cotton balls, cardboard egg carts and paraffin wax.