Emergency Preparedness

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When The Power Goes Out

Marcy Young Southern Oregon Survival http://www.preppers101.com April, 16, 2016 Have you ever asked yourself what you would do if the power went out? What if it was for a day or two or for a week or two…what if it was longer?  Could you fend for yourself and your family?  Could you keep yourself warm … Continue reading

EMP Effects on Vehicles

by Jerry Emanuelson, B.S.E.E. Futurescience, LLC One of the most common questions about electromagnetic pulse is about the effects of EMP on vehicles.  I have resisted writing much about this in the past because so little is known about it given the wide variety of motor vehicles in use today. First, however, because it is … Continue reading

Strategic Survival Cache Placement and Recovery

A survival cache is a hidden stock of goods you’ll need in an emergency. It’s pronounced “cash,” and it comes from the French word for “hide.” It’s a “hide.” So of course you hide your cache. In previous articles we’ve discussed what to put in your cache, and what to put it in. In this … Continue reading

How to plan a bug out route for emergency evacuation

By Graywolf Prepper How to do a route assessment You need a bug out route assessment as part of your overall emergency evacuation bugout plan. If you find at some point that you have to Get Out Of Dodge and bug out to a survival shelter or another location, you don’t want to start thinking about … Continue reading

The 9 Habits Of Highly Effective Preppers

October 21, 2013 by Thomas Miller The focus of prepping is to be a problem-solver. Whether it be to survive economic collapse or live more comfortably during a short-term power outage, prepping is about having solutions. These solutions are geared toward thriving during periods of adversity and being able to adapt to change and capitalize on … Continue reading

Securing Your Home – Before SHTF

From the dawn of time, man has tried to build a home that would keep him and his family safe. From caves to small huts to castles with moats and now underground bunkers we humans have continued to strive for safety. Safety from what? It depends on the time, the situation and location. The threats … Continue reading

How to convince someone about prepping

I received an email the other day asking for advice on how to get a loved one on board with prepping. This is a subject I have wanted to write about for a while because I have had these same thoughts and struggles with various loved ones in my own life as each of you. … Continue reading

EMP — The Worst Weapon You Will Ever Survive

When I first sat down to research this story, I thought that America had no real enemy capable of using an Electro-Magnetic Pulse (EMP) weapon. It seemed like something out of a science fiction movie. Sure, I know that the Sun can cause this type of energy burst, but could a nation develop such a … Continue reading

Top Ten Bartering Items

By Marcy Young @ SOS April 5, 2013 Here is a list of my top 10 bartering items. 1.  Alcohol – Small bottles of whiskey and vodka can be used for drinking and medicinal purposes, and you never know – there may be happy moments when we just want to lighten the mood and share … Continue reading

5 Stages of the Awakening

By Silver Shield “Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it.” -Henry Ford One of the greatest challenges to becoming Totally Free is to be able to think independently from everyone else.You know instinctively that no one cares about you, as much as you care about … Continue reading

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