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 »

Basic Survival Skills 101-5: First Aid Knowledge

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Knowledge of even basic first aid skills is vital in saving someone’s life, especially the life of a loved one.  In my travels working disaster, I’ve seen thousands of dead bodies with injuries that if someone knew even basic first aid, they would be alive today and not six feet under.

Basic Survival Skills 101-4: A Positive Mental Attitude

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When it comes to survival, a Positive Mental Attitude is the number one skill to have in order to survive any survival disaster situation, Man-made or Natural.  As attested by both civilian and military personnel who have survived both man-made and natural disasters and wilderness emergencies, a Positive Mental Attitude is what kept them ALIVE… 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 »

Don’t Put All Your Food in One Basket

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Depending on your particular situation and location, it is always a very good idea to hide the majority food?  I wrote in previous articles that when things get really bad, that about eighty percent of the population is not prepared.  These unprepared people will panic, will turn into looting mobs and start ransacking businesses and… 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.