Basic Survival Skills 101-9: Water

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Water is crucial for life and survival. Without it, you will most certainly die. Therefore, having the knowledge on how to find water, pre-filter it and properly disinfect/sanitize it for cooking and drinking will be a matter of life and death.

Basic Survival Skills 101-7: Fire

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When it comes to Basic Survival Skills, and after you have learned and know the seven enemies and seven priorities of survival, and first aid, knowing how to start a safe fire will be the next skill to learn.  While you would normally have both a lighter and matches in your survival kit, there might… Read more »

Common Mistakes with Food Storage

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The following is a list of the most common mistakes that everyday people do when preparing for a disaster.  That’s why it is extremely important to educate yourself on “Preparedness”, especially with food stores, by reading, talking to knowledgeable people and attend preparedness classes.  I have covered all of these topics in previous articles so… Read more »

Basic Survival Skills 101-1: Survival Awareness

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In all of my travels around the world working disaster and humanitarian relief missions, the one key thing I’ve noticed with the general population was that the majority were unaware of the oncoming disaster.  Others I’ve worked had very short notice that a disaster was about to happen.  The main reason for this that I… Read more »

Emergency Food Rations

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Another type of food to consider for your survival food stores is Emergency Food Rations.  These types of foods include Emergency Food Rations, Energy Bars and Survival Food Tabs and can be an excellent food supplement to your regular survival food stores.

Dehydrated and Smoked Foods

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These types of foods are something to consider when planning and preparing your survival food stores.  These kinds of foods are good for the short haul and need no refrigeration.  Especially if you have the resources like a dehydrator and or a smoke house and a place to store the food.