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Communication Preparedness

It is vitally important to have a communication plan in place with your family before disaster strikes. In a culture dominated by cell phone usage, a

5 Steps to Escaping Duct Tape Restraints

We’ve all seen it in the movies at some point in our lives; the hero gets captured by the villain but somehow finds a way to break free. Even though s

5 Things that Should Never be in Your Bug Out Bag

When assembling your bug out bag, it’s easy to get carried away and start throwing in every knife and flashlight you own because you might need it. Ev

Vehicle Survival Kits: The Do’s and Don’ts

No matter who you are or what you do, everyone should have a survival kit of some degree in their vehicle at all times. You never know when you’ll enc

How to Survive a Hostage or Kidnapping Situation

Everyone thinks it can’t happen to them…until it does. It can happen anywhere – walking home, leaving your apartment, sightseeing in a foreign city, w

4 Natural Insect Repellents

Being a survivalist is all about how you use your natural resources to your advantage. While we love all things outdoors as much as the next person, o

The 5 Levels of Preparedness

As survivalists, we know that it’s our job to be prepared for any and every possible situation to occur at any time. But those crazy non-preppers are

3 Ways to Get Sleep When Disaster Strikes

Being a prepper means being on high alert at all times, especially when faced with a dangerous situation. It can be hard to get sleep when you’re spen

Escaping Zip Ties

What happens if you’re ever in a situation where you find yourself restrained? Do you possess the skills and knowledge necessary to free yourself? Zip

4 Knots Every Prepper Should Know

For many of us survivalists, learning how to tie our first knot was the gateway into becoming a full-fledged prepper. Even though there are a ton of o

How to Start a Fire Using Flint

Whether you’re out camping in the woods or you’re faced with a SHTF scenario, one thing will never change: you’re going to need a fire. Fire is the ho

The Art of Bartering

When SHTF your money will be worthless, but the goods you have stored will become incredibly valuable. Knowing which items will be worth the most, and

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