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In my travels around the world working post-disasters, I have seen more than my fair share of hardship, misery, starvation and death of people who did not prepare for a disaster. Man-made and natural disasters can happen at any time and anywhere without warning. In a worse case scenario where all power is lost and… Read more »


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Spring has sprung and now we all seem to be busy cleaning up and organizing our homes. What better time to find space for home food storage? If you have a large home with a spare bedroom, you have the perfect place to store as many preps as you’d like. But many people don’t have… Read more »


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Last year I wrote about the importance of including plenty of toilet paper among your emergency storage supplies. I’ve set a goal of buying $20.00 worth of extra toilet paper to put aside each month, which usually works out to four $5.00 packages. I say “usually,” because the price of toilet paper has been creeping… Read more »


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Fathers naturally do everything they can to take care of their families. Prepping for doomsday is no exception. It is just one more way that they protect and foster those they love. I want to share some special tips for dads who want to prepare for survival. Of course, although this is geared for the… Read more »


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In emergency medicine, the first 60 minutes directly following a traumatic injury is known as the Golden Hour. This is the time period in which a patient’s chances for survival are greatest when proper care is administered. Surviving both the critical event of a natural disaster and the chaos thereafter is not dissimilar. How you… Read more »


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Preparing for an emergency can seem overwhelming. There are many things to buy, gather and plan. You might have help from family members in doing these, or you might be doing them alone. But with so many things to do before you feel prepared for whatever nature or man will throw at you, being organized… Read more »


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According to a report written by James Famiglietti, a leading hydrologist at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and published in the Nature Climate Change Journal, recent satellite imagery shows that nearly all of the major aquifers underlying the world’s great agricultural regions are being depleted at “…alarming rates.“ Declining water storage in California as seen by NASA’s Gravity Recovery and… Read more »


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Learn why Jolly Ranchers* and pop tops can spell disaster for your emergency kit. When was the last time you checked your emergency kit and disaster supplies? If they are made up of anything other than quality food storage, you might have some surprises in store for you. Imagine being in a spot where you… Read more »


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You’ve started gathering all sorts of things that are important to have in an emergency (whatever type of emergency it is: persona, natural, etc.). These things should include water, fuel, first aid kit, flashlight, food, and a lot of other things. Today, let’s talk about your food storage. Hopefully, you’ve bought some food from eFoods… Read more »