Disaster Preparedness Binder
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Disaster Preparedness Binder

Evacuate! – Are you ready? The knock comes at your front door. A fireman tells you that you have 20 minutes to evacuate. The wild fire has been burning for several hours now and is headed your way. Panic sets in. What should you take with you? What should you do next? A disaster preparedness…

The Best Route To Bug Out Or Get Back Home
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The Best Route To Bug Out Or Get Back Home

If and when it’s time to bug out or if you need to get back home during a major disaster or regional crisis, have you ever thought about the best way (route) to get there? Observation: Have you ever walked in the woods and noticed the trails and paths that have been formed by the…

What Goes In Your ‘Plan B’ Cache (e.g. Olive Barrel)?
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What Goes In Your ‘Plan B’ Cache (e.g. Olive Barrel)?

‘NH Michael’ is an advocate of having a ‘Plan B Olive Barrel’ and recently said the following: I remember my Drill SGT saying the more you Sweat in Training (and Preparing) the less you bleed. It’s hard to prepare for what you refuse to consider. It’s a lot of Sweat to do Midnight Gardening as…

Bugging Out – Will You Make It To Your Destination?
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Bugging Out – Will You Make It To Your Destination?

When disaster happens (or is about to happen), some may choose to bug out. There are lots of things to consider before making that decision, including your planned final destination… However here’s something to think about: Will you actually make it to your destination? Ask yourself, what are the obstacles or circumstances that might slow…

A Subtle Inconspicuous Get-Home-Bag For Urban Every Day Carry
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A Subtle Inconspicuous Get-Home-Bag For Urban Every Day Carry

An important topic for every-day preparedness is the GHB (Get-Home-Bag) or whatever you want to call it — a simple kit of preps, supplies, gear — to help you get home. Get home from where? From work! How many hours each day do you spend away from home at work? What if “something” happened while…

Plan Your Evacuation Route Away From Nuclear Power Plants
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Plan Your Evacuation Route Away From Nuclear Power Plants

For those of you who live near a nuclear power plant, and especially if within 50 miles, it might be a good idea to plan your evacuation route (bugout) before such a time when there is a nuclear accident or worse. I recently received an email from someone who came across an earlier article here…