Food Storage Food (Datrex Food Bar)

Food Storage Food (Datrex Food Bar)

Food storage food comprises many different categories, one of which is the practical ‘food bar’. They are not only good for storage at home, but they’re perfect for an emergency kit designed to travel (or your 72-hour kit in your vehicle, at work, etc..). One such food bar is the Datrex food bar – which…

Things To Keep In Your Car Kit

Things To Keep In Your Car Kit

What’s in your car kit? If you are like most other people, you probably spend a fair amount of time driving in your car. While it may seem like you could easily and quickly get help if you broke down or became stranded, please do not assume that this will always be the case. What…

Bug Out Bag – Water, Food, and More

Bug Out Bag – Water, Food, and More

Most in the prepper community know that a bug out bag is a kit designed to keep you alive for 72-hours while ‘bugging out’ from a disaster situation. A bug out bag is intended for the relatively short duration of evacuation rather than long-term survival, and is focused on keeping you alive while getting from…

Emergency Documentation To Keep In 72 Hour Kit

Emergency Documentation To Keep In 72 Hour Kit

In addition to the items you keep in your 72-hour kit, bug-out-bag, or any survival kit, do not discount the value of keeping a hard copy written list of information including important contacts, and even account numbers and passwords with simple encryption… (updated) Although your smart-phone or other electronic device may be a convenient place…

How To Choose The Best Foods For A 72-Hour Survival Kit

How To Choose The Best Foods For A 72-Hour Survival Kit

A 72-hour emergency survival kit is just that – a kit with a 3-day supply of food (and other useful items). A 72-hour kit is generally designed to help as you evacuate a disaster (bug out) or for any other emergency reason. I keep one in my vehicle at all times. The reasoning for 72-hours…

FEMA says, Get a Survival Kit

FEMA says, Get a Survival Kit

This is a ‘re-post’, reminder that FEMA served up a public service announcement suggesting that we all get a survival kit, in case our ‘world is turned upside down’. I wonder if they know something… Get a Kit Make a Plan Stay Informed   The following is a pretty good basic list of items for…

Emergency Preparedness Kits

Emergency Preparedness Kits

Emergency Preparedness Kits: HOW LONG UNTIL HELP OR RECOVERY You may have to survive on your own after an emergency. This means having in sufficient quantity, your own food, water and other supplies because you don’t know if you will get help in hours, days, weeks, or longer. The disaster will define the emergency response…

Suggested Items For A 72-Hour Car Kit

Suggested Items For A 72-Hour Car Kit

Use the following list as a guide for your 72 hour survival kit. The items in bold should be in every kit, whereas the rest could be shared among a group. These are only suggestions, and personal tailoring is not only recommended, but it get’s you thinking… The kit should be assembled to fit and…

Survival Kit (US Marines)

Survival Kit (US Marines)

MARINE CORPS ORDER 1543.3 specifies the ‘SK’ (survival kit). It contains components that provide the user with the ability to survive in conditions or situations that force them to operate without logistical support or replenishment. The SK will enhance a Marine’s ability to survive for at least 24 hours and provides the capability of acquiring…

Survival Kit (US Army)

Survival Kit (US Army)

SURVIVAL KIT The ‘environment’ is the key to the types of items you will need in your survival kit. Where you are, where you will be going, climate, terrain, length of mission, purpose, etc., How much equipment you put in your kit depends on how you will carry the kit. A kit carried on your…