fema camps america

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FEMA camps: Just reading those two words invoke an immediate sense of foreboding and anger in many Americans. Call such emergency government facilities resettlement camps or refugee camps if you like, but the freedom-infringing will be just the same despite the text on the entrance sign. If following a guy who introduces himself by saying,… Read more »


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When you’re at home, you can control most of your environment as you prepare for emergencies. You can buy water and food to store, and you can have backpacks packed with emergency items that you could take with you at a moment’s notice. When traveling, it’s a different story. An emergency can be a real… Read more »


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Do you ever start to doubt yourself and the reasons you are stockpiling food, water and other preparedness items? Do you feel like you are wasting your time and money? Money you could use to be just like the neighbors or people you work with and go on a vacation or two a year, have… Read more »


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If you haven’t seen National Geographic’s Doomsday Preppers, you should; Season three to be specific. They aired an episode entitled “We Are the Marauders”. The episode features a man named Tyler Smith and his gang of friends. They call themselves “Spartan Survival”. What’s so special about Mr. Tyler Smith and his pals you ask?  They… Read more »


Map and Car for Vacation

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It’s that time of year again. The kids are out of school, and that lakeside cabin two states away beckons. You and the family are eager to hit the road – but are you really ready for the unexpected? When most Americans take to the highways for a driving vacation, they take along extra clothing,… Read more »


eFoods bottled water

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We have all heard the advice a hundred times: store plenty of water in the event of an emergency. But why is it so important to have safe, drinkable water in the first place? How much is “plenty”? How should we store it? And if we don’t have space to store a lot of water,… Read more »


eFoods morning rush

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If there is one thing we know, it is that history repeats itself, which is why it is so important to prepare right now for disasters. For some reason, we all forget about the terrible things that have happened. Some people say, “well that only happens a few generations later when the people who actually… Read more »


eFoods morning rush

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World events lately have reminded us of the importance of being prepared for the big emergencies like natural disasters. However, we often overlook the smaller, daily emergencies that can be just as distressing if not properly prepared for. The “little emergencies” that you might consider preparing for depend on your stage in life, but here… Read more »


Dust Bowl

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Almost anywhere you go this summer, the heat is brutal. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recently stated this month that the last twelve months (July 2011 to June 2012) were the warmest on record for the contiguous United States. In fact, with the exception of Washington, every single state in the contiguous United… Read more »


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Aurora from Lexington, KY asked:  My question is about looters.  Unfortunately with time getting very short before the economic collapse later this year and with planet X comes a calling, my husband, five kids and I have nowhere to go.  We live on the outskirts of Lexington and will be sheltering in place.  We’ve been… Read more »