Category: 72 hour kit

TIPS: How to Pack a Bug out Bag

Source: thereadystore.com By: The Ready Store Posted on: February 24, 2012 This is part 3 of a 4-part article. (Read part 1 – part 2 – part 4) Previously, we have addressed why and how to use a bug out bag. In our last article we talked about what to look for in a pack. Now that you have you pack, it will be […]

COOKING: Build a better, improved concrete block rocket stove from recycled or salvaged materials

Source: survivalcommonsense.com By: Leon Pantenburg Posted on: April 30th, 2014 [ In the aftermath of a disaster, such as a tornado, purifying drinking water may be a priority. The quickest, safest method could be boiling. Here’s how to make an effective stove out of salvaged materials. The tornado (or some other natural disaster) passed, and you’re thankful to […]

SURVIVAL: 3 Big Mistakes People Make in Survival Situations

Source: greatnorthernprepper.com By: Great Northern Prepper Posted on: April 21, 2014 In this article I will identify what I feel are the 3 biggest mistakes that people make in survival situations.  Before you read on realize that the term “Survival Situation” does not mean a Collapse scenario, it means a Collapse scenario, lost in the woods, a gunman […]

PREPS: Do You Know the History of CERT?

      View as web page April 10, 2014 The National Preparedness Community Member Spotlight Introducing Nicholas Herold Nicholas’ passion for emergency preparedness has been a part of both his professional and personal life for many years.   He is a member of the Medical Reserve Corps, a community of trained volunteers who provide and support public health services, […]

PREPS: Family Disaster Preparedness

Source: parenting.blogs.nytimes.com By: KJ DELL’ANTONIA  Posted on: APRIL 8, 2014 < p> Eighty percent of the population would not survive the first 100 days of the apocalypse, Bob Gaskin, who served in the Marines and is the founder of the Black Dog Survival School, told an assembled crowd at the Third Annual National Preppers and Surivalist Expo in […]

SKILLS: How to start a fire

Source: inchsurvival.com By: whitewolf Posted on: December 17, 2012 Fire for Survival To build a fire, it helps to understand the basic principles of a fire. Fuel (in a nongaseous state) does not burn directly. When you apply heat to a fuel, it produces a gas. This gas, combined with oxygen in the air, burns.Understanding the concept of […]