preparedness carrers

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  When developing a self-reliance plan for the family, hands-on training should be a constant priority. The “one is none and two is one” philosophy teaches us to have backup for our backup from a supply purchasing standpoint. To be completely self-reliant, we must use that same mindset as a guide when considering how to… Read more »


sad man

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I have a friend who was convinced, mostly without a doubt, that the end times were coming. While I don’t mind a healthy dose of the possibility that life as we know it can change at any moment, this particular friend ran into a bit of trouble, because of the course she took, and based… Read more »


long term storage food deals

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  Wood and gas will ultimately become precious resources during a long-term disaster. When a regional or national disaster is billed as a short-term emergency, it is still very wise to conserve all resources just in case the official government disaster estimate proves false. Integrating thermos cooking into the family or mutual assistance group preparedness… Read more »


power grid

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  Despite the importance of a secure and fully functional Emergency Alert System, it is really not surprising that the warning measures have become severely vulnerable. One just has to look at the state of the power grid to grasp the lack of attention the federal government has paid to life-saving infrastructure. If the power… Read more »


emp preparedness

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Even if the high-voltage protective boxes around transformers are put into place and spare transformers are carefully held in storage until they are needed, the impact a solar flare or EMP would have on America is still extremely dire. Citizens, who have not put their generators, appliances, cell phones and basically anything else with electronic… Read more »


equine care

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  Livestock both small and large must be kept healthy to provide food and milk for the family during a long-term natural or man-made disaster. When the food supply chain is interrupted for even a short period of time, grocery store shelves will empty in a matter of days – if not hours. The natural… Read more »


wallet

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Do you remember the old commercial featuring the actor Samuel L. Jackson for a credit card that had the tagline of “What’s in Your Wallet?” The company was trying to say that the card they were promoting had much more to offer than any other card you could have. Maybe it did, maybe it didn’t…. Read more »


ebola

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  Is the United States on the verge of a pandemic? Ebola, smallpox, and pneumonic plague are just a few of the deadly viruses which have garnered national headlines in the past month. Fears that the Ebola virus will reach America prompted the federal government to deploy bio kits to National Guard units in all… Read more »