Category: Disaster Preps

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Do I really need a gun in my home?

You need a gun at home to protect yourself and your family both from crime and from government oppression. If you don’t exercise your right to have a gun at home, someone may decide to take away not only your property but also your freedom and even your life. Reasons to have a gun in your home Protection from crime...

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Should I carry a flashlight everyday?

Our world has become more and more dependent on artificial illumination. Just one day without it is intolerable. This leads some to ask: Should I carry a flashlight every day? Yes, your cell phone makes for a poor flashlight. You should carry a keychain light all the time and a mid-sized flashlight whenever you expect to need more illumination.  ...

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Lightning Storm Survival FAQ (plus lots of quirky info)

How to survive a lightning storm First, turn off all your electrical gadgets like your cell phones and your GPS. Second, make sure that you don’t have any metal on your body including a backpack or in any of your items. Third, look for a shelter. Reduce your elevation and get down to lower areas as quickly and safely as...

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Tsunami Survival FAQ (surprising info that can save your life)

How to survive a tsunami step by step 1. Make sure you have situational awareness. If you feel an earthquake and you’re near the coast, there’s a chance of a tsunami in your area. Or you may notice animals acting strangely and moving away from coastal areas. At the beach, you may notice the waves oddly pull back away from...

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How to survive a hurricane, typhoon or cyclone

Be prepared to either evacuate or endure the storm at home. Ready a bug out bag with 3-5 days of food and essentials. Put all your important documents in a waterproof container. During the hurricane, wait in an interior room, away from windows. Choose a place to evacuate to if necessary. Plan an escape route out of the area.  ...

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Safety Tips During Earthquakes

  The most important safety tips during earthquakes are: don’t panic, drop down to your knees, cover your head (with one hand), then either hold on to something sturdy or crawl to a safer space (under a table).   Safety Tips Before Earthquakes While no one knows exactly when an earthquake is going to happen you can tell if your...

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What caused the Venezuela economic crisis?

In this post, you will learn the roots of the Venezuela Economic Crisis. This knowledge will give you an understanding of how things have gotten so bad and who is to blame. The major culprits are Venezuelan socialist leaders Chavez and Maduro, but the roots of the crisis began a century ago.

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What is a Prepper 3: Important Prepper Skills

Preppers not only gather tools and supplies, they also prepare themselves by learning vital survival skills. It is often said the more skills you have the less gear you need to survive. Preppers double down by acquiring as many supplies and skills as they can during times of calm for when they will be needed during times of stress. There...

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What is a Prepper 2: How to plan like a prepper

In the last post, we learned that survivalists and preppers are mostly the same groups. They are driven by two visions. The first vision is one of fear. They are driven by concerns of threats to their way of life and wish to prepare for as many threats as seem likely. Their second vision is one of hope. Preppers believe...

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What is a Survivalist? What is a Prepper?

Survivalist vs Prepper Some Preppers don’t need guns. Often the terms Survivalist and Prepper are used interchangeably. However, Survivalist has a more militant feel to it. The image is one who hides in the backwoods with guns and traps waiting to destroy any who threatens their way of life. Its a very testosterone-heavy stereotype. In order to avoid this negative image, many...