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Prepping on a Budget | ft. Bear Independent

An Emergency Kit Can Save Your Life

If an emergency kit can save just one life, it would be worth owning. Natural disasters have caused more than 20,000 deaths in the United States.

How To Survive An Earthquake

Practical tips for anyone responding to an earthquake. Prepare before it strikes and remember to pack your emergency kit and food.

Geomagnetic Storm & Impacts on Technology

While you may think, you can’t do anything about a geomagnetic storm; you can. Always remain cognizant of your dependence on technology and ways it affects your life. And, prepare for any eventuality by storing your emergency food and emergency kit, just in case our connected world gets unplugged.

How to Prepare for a Zombie Apocalypse

Pretending to experience a zombie attack represents a good working model for describing human responses to natural disasters. For example, according to the Centre for Disease Control (CDC) if zombies were to attack the CDC would conduct an investigation much like any other disease outbreak. They would provide technical assistance to cities, states, or international partners dealing with a zombie virus.

Top 10 Survival Gear For Your Emergency Kit

The following survival gear is the top 10 things you’ll need to survive the first 72 hours after a disaster. The list was developed based on research collected from government and non-profit preparedness organizations.

How to Build an Emergency Kit

Learn how to build your own emergency kit using a risk-based approach. Build your kit based on local hazards that affect your home or community. It can be based on geographic location, season, weather and/or activity.

Living Off The Grid

Off-grid alternative power is becoming more of a reality today than ever before. From solar-powered rooftops to wind-driven generators, more and more people are supplying their homes and cottages with off-grid alternative power. A partial explanation for this trend is a result of natural disasters causing widespread power outages.

Emergency Food

Emergency food becomes necessary when disaster strikes and your grocery stores are forced to close or have run out of food. Interestingly, grocery stores only stock approximately on week’s worth of food at any given time. So running out is a real possibility, especially if they’re are forced to close due to bad weather or can’t get resupplied.

How To Survive At Sea

Know what it takes to survive at sea. In 6 easy steps you will learn how to use commonly found items to catch fish, signal rescue planes and more.

Psychological First Aid and Disaster Recovery

Traditionally when we think of an emergency kit, we think of supplies such as emergency food, water, and shelter, which are very important for responding to emergencies. However, equally important to recovering from a disaster, is knowing psychological first aid.

Flint Water Crisis

A modern day government coverup in the City of Flint, Michigan, USA.The Flint water crisis developed after the City of Flint, Michigan attempted to save millions of dollars by changing its water source from Lake Huron to the Flint River.

How an Amateur Radio License Might Just Save Your Life

Having an amateur radio license provides many ham operators an opportunity to work alongside emergency responders. This not only provides responders backup emergency communications but also gives the ham operator the satisfaction of helping during an emergency.

How Do You Survive a Nuclear Attack?

The scientific principals answering the question, how do you survive a nuclear attack? Were developed during the U.S. nuclear weapons tests from the 1940s-1960s and remain valid today!

12 Multi-Purpose Gear Items For Your Emergency Survival Kit

Your emergency survival kit should be compact, light-weight, and contain sufficient gear to support you for several weeks if need be. Your kit should contain as many items as possible that serve multiple purposes. Here is a list of the top twelve items, and some of their uses.

7 Things You Might Have Forgotten to Put in Your Bug Out Bag

Many people these days are building bug out bags. However, are they remembering to pack everything they may need in a bug out bag situation. Here are seven things every prepper should think of.

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