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Do you have a fire extinguisher in your home?  Do you know how to use it?  If you’ll learn about fire extinguishers, buy one (or more), try using a fire extinguisher, and then maintain your fire extinguisher, you will be able to put out small fires if you need to.


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Food storage tends to get a bad rap as it is only associated with disasters or emergencies. But did you know that “food storage” items can be easily incorporated to your everyday meals? Food storage is nothing more than saying you keep a supply of non- or less-perishable food so you don’t have to go… Read more »


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“In keeping with my standing as self-appointed purveyor of gloom, I note an article in Monday’s New York Times warning consumers to brace themselves for a 20% hike in the price of virtually everything they buy.”


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Prescription meds are tricky. If you need a prescription medication to function on a daily basis, i.e. – keep yourself alive, it must be included. Most types of ailments that these medications are prescribed for are for chronic diseases (recurrent or long lasting).


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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 »


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Here are some ways to help kids become involved in emergency preparedness: Have kids draw an exit plan for their room and put it on their wall (like at a hotel). Talk about where to go at different times (Tommy, you’re in the kitchen and a spark catches the towel on fire!  What do you… Read more »


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During a crisis, you’ll be glad to have an extra supply of food. The problem is that most people don’t prepare ahead of time and wait until there is a potential crisis. The benefits of a 3-month supply are many—and 3 months is just a starting point.


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“Let this sink in. We have arrived at a place where an astounding 75 million people are waking up to discover that the money they were counting on to survive on simply isn’t there.”


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Drugs! Depending on what type of emergency you find yourself in, medication can be extremely useful. Make a note of medications you buy on a routine basis for you and your family, and that is what you will base your emergency kit meds on.


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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.