10 Items For Your Pet’s Emergency Kit
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10 Items For Your Pet’s Emergency Kit

Just as you hopefully have at least a minimal emergency kit for yourself (e.g. a 72-hour kit in your vehicle, a bug-out-bag or get-home-bag), do you have one for your pet dog? There are two situations to consider. One is sudden evacuation from your home. The other is a longer term ‘shelter in place’ at…

Emergency Survival Kit For At Work
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Emergency Survival Kit For At Work

Most people spend much of their day away from home, ‘at work’. A typical full time job puts you ‘at work’ about 1/3 of your available time. When planning for preparedness, odds are that you might be at work during a given emergency situation. While you might have a 72 hour emergency kit stored away…

Emergency Food Kits – The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly
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Emergency Food Kits – The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly

Guest article, by ‘NRP’ First let’s start by knowing that I’m not here to “Bash or Trash” the Emergency Food Kit industry, nor am I attempting to discourage ANYONE from storing a supply of foods, among other preparedness needs. I am going to point out some ideas on Food Storage “Buckets” that may substitute the…

Paraffin Candle & Standard Road Flare for Fire Starter Kit
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Paraffin Candle & Standard Road Flare for Fire Starter Kit

Excerpts from a comment by ‘Mountainmanrick’: I am a very practical outdoors man with 50 years experience. I have lived outside everywhere from the deserts of Baja Mexico to the High Sierras to the soaking tundra of Alaska. I chime in here because of this: Emergency fire starting does not take place under ideal conditions!…

Signal Mirror for your Survival Kit
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Signal Mirror for your Survival Kit

A ‘real’ signal mirror is a mirror with a built-in way to precisely aim it’s reflection (from the sun), and is intended to alert others of your location. While an ordinary reflective mirror can also be used as a signaling device, it cannot be precisely aimed and ‘flashed’ at a target like a purpose-built signaling…

Survival Kit List Of 10 Essential Items
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Survival Kit List Of 10 Essential Items

Looking for a survival kit list? Here are 10 essential items which you might choose as a minimum to start any survival kit. Then build up the list and tailor the kit from there depending on the specific purpose for the kit, your personal preferences, needs, methods of carry, etc. (UPDATED) When making your own…

Pack Your 72-Hour Emergency Kit In Organized Categories
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Pack Your 72-Hour Emergency Kit In Organized Categories

Found this online – couldn’t resist – world’s biggest 72-hour emergency kit?   While it can be fun to pack your own 72-hour emergency kit (and to modify it now and again), don’t lose sight of the various categories for ‘the stuff’ inside…so that you ‘cover all the bases’ so to speak… Let me rewind…