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How to Prepare for a Flood (Video)

How to Prepare for a Flood (Video)

There’s been a lot of flooding in the US recently, so I thought it might be important to think about some flood preparedness. Floods are serious business. A lot of people ignore evacuation warnings and get trapped in their homes when heavy flooding hits, which was one of the biggest causes of death and the spread of disease after Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans in 2005. Many local residents didn’t believe the hurricane would be that severe, so when the levees broke, they ended up trapped in their homes. Many people died in their attics of heat exhaustion or drowning, […]

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Why You Need to Prepare for Weather

Why You Need to Prepare for Weather

If you are going to prep for any disaster, it should be weather related. This is the #1 most pertinent kind of survival prep, because it is the least predictable. The possibility of war may come and go, terrorist attacks are growing more likely every day but still aren’t widespread, martial law is practically just a conspiracy theory, and you’re sure to see The possibility of war may come and go, terrorist attacks are growing more likely every day but still aren’t widespread, martial law is practically just a conspiracy theory, and you’re sure to see an economic meltdown coming […]

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Sheltering Indoors in a Thunderstorm

Sheltering Indoors in a Thunderstorm

When you think of natural disasters that can pose a threat to your life, you probably think of hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes, etc. But regular old thunderstorms can also be quite dangerous. When a dangerous thunderstorm is headed towards your area, it will most likely be announced in your local weather alert system. You’ll want to get yourself indoors, to safety, and follow these basic steps for sheltering indoors. 1. Keep a weather app on your phone While these days, very severe weather warnings will often be broadcasted on all mobile devices in a given area, you still want to  make […]

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What Are We Prepping For? A Comprehensive List

What Are We Prepping For? A Comprehensive List

Preppers have recently assumed the nickname “doomsday” preppers, because, in a lot of cases, that’s what many people are preparing for, or at least that’s what non-preppers perceive it as. Eschatologically speaking, the ultimate doomsday/apocalypse from the Bible isn’t something you’ll necessarily survive, to get technical, so what is it we are prepping for? Well, to be honest, you don’t have to be an alarmist to prepare for extreme disaster of all kinds, in fact, with the current state of our world, it is actually highly prudent and realistic to expect any number of localized or global cataclysm events that would drastically affect […]

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Common Natural Disasters and What You Will Need for Each

Common Natural Disasters and What You Will Need for Each

There is a certain amount of prepping that can be done for any general disaster or survival situation, and it’s good to have a grasp of the basics. But it is also definitely wise to think about specific disasters, their likelihood of occurring in your area, and what you will need for each. It is certainly impossible to fully prepare for every imaginable natural disaster, but it is possible to expect the unexpected. You might not be ready for literally anything, but it defintely doesn’t hurt to examine the most likely scenario to happen to you based on your lifestyle, locale, and […]

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