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Five Methods for Collecting Emergency Water

Water is vital for life: not just ours, but for plants and animals, too. In survival situations, water is critical to locate and stockpile, as it is one of our most basic necessities. In circumstances where clean, running tap water is not available, it’s necessary to gather emergency water and have a plan of action.  …

Common Household Items Used for Survival

Having a complete survival kit in your home can bring you peace of mind, but did you know your house already holds lots of life-saving tools? You’d be surprised just how valuable your everyday items can be in a pinch from the kitchen to the bathroom. So, if you want to be prepared for whatever comes…

Three Fundamental Survival Tips

Disasters rarely come with prior warning to give people ample time to prepare for their impact. Being prepared for all kinds of disasters is essential to staying alive and well in their occurrence. With an increasing number of natural disasters, the pandemic, and the threat of war, more people are considering how to ready themselves for…

Seven Ways to Heat your Home in an Emergency

The cold weather peak has arrived; preparing your home for emergency heating is essential. Knowing what to do and how to prepare for cold weather is imperative in keeping you and your family safe and warm without a heat source. Hand Warmers: These small, portable warmers are a quick and easy way to protect your…

Protecting Your Extremities from Frostbite

Cold weather is well-known to freeze water, soil, inanimate objects, and even fingers or toes. One of the most common winter injuries is frostbite. While in certain survival situations, avoiding frostbite is absolutely crucial. Frostbite is an injury from the cold that takes place when body tissues freeze. Some common body parts that fall prey…

Best Survival Podcasts of 2021

Unless you’ve been living under a rock (ok, maybe you have), you probably know that podcasts are the latest big thing. Beyond watching movies and reading books, those interested in learning about prepping, survivalism, and homesteading can now utilize a new media: podcasts. Podcasts are incredibly convenient in our fast-paced lifestyles. Instead of sitting in…