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I don’t know about you, but a lot of people I know were on the lookout this past September/October, thinking that some cataclysmic thing was going to happen because of the blood moons, the Shemitah, or the economy (United States and the world). But those months came and went, and our lives are basically the… Read more »


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With all the concerns lately about natural and non-natural disasters, including the economy, some people are choosing to prepare a bug-out location they will go to when they are ready to go off-grid. What are some things to take into consideration when you look for a place to bug out? First of all, ideally you’ll… Read more »


school emergency pages

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It’s important that we know what the emergency preparedness plans are at any schools that we are associated with, whether your children go there, you work at a school, or there’s one in your neighborhood. It would be good to know what to expect in an emergency. I wrote previously about what I found for emergencies at… Read more »


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Why do a dry run of bugging-out? Because all of us overestimate how much we can take, and waiting till we absolutely need to bug-out might cost us our lives. Here’s my experience: I decided one day I would simply load up my truck to see how long it took and how well it would… 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 »


72 hours

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If you think that the government is going to come to your aid during a disaster, then maybe you should learn about 72. The rule of 72 is well known to government officials and rescue organizations. It stands for 72 hours, the time when citizens will be left on their own to survive, however they… Read more »


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Emergencies come in all shapes and sizes.There are natural disasters, man-made disasters, and personal disasters. We need a variety of things prepared and ready for any emergency. I’m sure you’ve thought about storing water, and food, and a first aid kit. Those are important. But you need to be sure you also are prepared for… Read more »


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When I was a kid, having “no less than a quarter at all times” meant to always have at least a quarter in my pocket for an emergency – you know, so I could call someone on a pay phone if I needed to. That’s not what this is about. Yes, it’s about keeping at… Read more »


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Have you ever had to turn off the water to your house while a plumbing repair was being made? Depending on how long the water was going to be off, you may have filled a pitcher with water, planned non-water-requiring tasks for during that time, or done other things like even leave the house so… Read more »