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Beyond prepping and survival … to building

Much of what is talked about concerning prepping and survival is in ensuring we live through a catastrophic event. While that’s important if something like that ever happens, what isn’t thought about as much is what we’ll need to do once the period of shock has worn off and people are alive, but not really living. That is the time most would start to think of building again, or rebuilding. While that would be the case with a major event, the truth is, at this time we’re […]

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When an Emergency Strikes Disaster Survival Gear Saves Lives

When it comes to emergency preparedness, it’s easy to get lulled into a sense of complacency. It’s difficult to face the reality that disaster could strike close to home, even though we’ve witnessed the devastation that comes from disasters like Hurricane Katrina, the Asian tsunami, the tornado that flattened a Kansas town, and terrorist attacks like those on 9/11. The unfortunate truth is that earthquake, fire, flood, and storms can cause injuries, death, and destruction. More importantly – and more hopefully – much of the unbearable heartache […]

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Safe Drinking Water in an Emergency or Disaster

Nothing makes clearer the importance of water than a large disaster; clean, fresh water becomes more valuable than gold. It’s easy to forget that without water, we just can’t survive. 60 percent of our bodies are water, in fact for infants, water makes up about 80 percent of their body, so it is even more vital they have access to clean drinking water. Unfortunately, following large-scale disasters, it’s not unusual that water supplies may be cut off temporarily or be rendered unfit for consumption. Everyone should know […]

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Are You Prepared for a Natural Disaster

With the various types of natural disasters that have taken place in recent years, many people have started to realize that they may not be prepared for such events to take place. While no one wants to think it can happen to them, we have all seen the footage of Hurricane Katrina and it was a reality that this type of natural disaster is something that does happen to real people. Even the fires spreading out of control in California remind us of the types of natural […]

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