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5 Strategies To Survive In The City When SHTF

When we think of survival and disaster preparedness the images most people conjure up are basically rural. Preparedness is all about being ready to harvest the essentials from the land, and there’s a distinct echo of pioneer families about it all. But is this realistic? The latest figures, from 2015, show that 82% of Americans now live in urban areas. If you’re one of them, being ready for the worst brings a wh

How To Disappear Completely When SHTF

Reasons to vanish Maybe it’s the fact the we are inherently a corrupt race. Mankind in and of itself is questionable. It’s now clearer than ever that this big wheel is running on greased palms and padded pockets. There is very little regard for human life at this level. Those at the highest levels of government, those supposed to protect us, are involved as well. What happens if they decide to come after you? W

The 6 Golden Rules of Surviving Martial Law

America – the greatest nation on earth – is currently facing unprecedented times of social unrest, and dare I say, this is just the beginning. Regardless of who presides over the nation, we should always be aware of the so-called “shadow government” and their agenda. And mark my words: Our nation is in for times of massive unrest that were being plotted as early as 2015 and will continue until the “global

Massive US Death Traps Exposed On Drudge Report – ‘They Can’t Hold It Back Much Longer’ Survival Expert Warns

It has long been argued that the #1 rule for survival is population density. Imagine this. Should suddenly and without warning the SHTF, where would YOU rather be, in a big city with hundreds of thousands to millions of others, the large majority of them completely unprepared for a SHTF situation, or out in the country or the mountains where the numerical odds begin in your favor with far fewer people attempting t

How Long Should You Boil Water?

In this guide we show you how long to boil water before using it. Learn how to make your water safe to use without wasting fuel. Today a friend asked me, “How long should I boil my water?”. He’s a prepper and a smart guy, but it’s no surprise to me that he’s confused on such a seemingly simple topic. I frequently come upon bad advice on blogs, books and forums about boiling water for purification. It

30 Lost Ways of Survival from 1880 We Should All Learn

  People really should avert their gaze from the modern survival thinking for just a bit and also look at how the guys who wandered the west 150 or so years ago did it. 1.Community – We were not meant to survive in isolation forever. There are many skills we can learn from one another. Nothing will help people survive more than a tight knit community that cares for its members. In this community, you will

Homemade Water Wheel Electric Generator

Homemade Water Wheel Electric Generator A medium size water wheel electric generator can provide enough electricity for one house (3 bulbs, one TV and one radio all running at the same time). Not only you will no longer dependent on the power grid, but you’ll have electricity when SHTF and more important: absolutely FREE. Unlike solar panels, a water wheel electric generator can produce electricity 24/7. Hydroele

What Services Will Be Valuable For The Purpose Of Barter?

No one person has the abilities and skills to do everything. Today we trade our services for ‘money’ (currency) and we then use those FRN’s (federal reserve notes) to buy the things and services that we need – which we otherwise do not have or know. When that system breaks down (e.g. ‘economic collapse’) and/or when we’re thrust into a new post-collapse world (for whatever the reason), the way we exch

Prepping 101 – Best Gun For Home Defense

best weapon for the person who has nothing. There are few things more likely to start a fight than the discussion of firearms and more specifically, what the best options for a defensive weapon are if you are just starting your emergency preparations. There are entire survival forums on this subject alone and if you want opinions, there are lots of places to find them. Similar to the conversation regarding Bugging

Surviving Disaster – Why the need?

I found that I was woefully unprepared for surviving disaster and for the coming after reading Crash Proof by Peter Schiff.  I knew that I was not ready to provide for my family despite having a job making good money, some savings in the bank and gold in a safe place.  Goldbroker is an excellent resource that walks you through exactly how to buy gold. I had always prided myself on being able to provide for my fam

5 More Skills That Will be in Demand When The SHTF

5 More Skills That Will be in Demand When The SHTF   The number of tasks that would have to be completed to help, and in some cases, to ensure your survival during a crisis are too numerous to count and they can range from the mundane to the complicated.  Many of the things that would need to be done could essentially be accomplished by anyone. However, some tasks will require a certain skill set, skills that

Hunting Animals in the City Post SHTF

Hunting Animals in the City Post SHTF   The most important thing to know is which animals are poisonous; since there are only a small number in that group, it is easier to commit that list to memory than to try and memorize all the edible animals. Animal size is a consideration and in general, smaller animals are a much better bet than large wild game, not only because the smaller ones are easy to prepare, but

Finding Water In the City When the SHTF

Finding Water In the City When the SHTF We all know how important water is so I’ll spare you the rule of threes speech. But I will say that we might find ourselves working harder in a grid down event or post collapse situation causing us to drink more water than normal because we won’t have access to all these convinces we have today. Hopefully we all have some amount of water stored and are prepared for this s