Wuhan Coronavirus Hits the US: What Preppers Need to Know

Wuhan Coronavirus Hits the US: What Preppers Need to Know by Cat Ellis for The Organic Prepper (Jan. 22, 2020) The CDC has confirmed the first case of 2019 novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the US. The patient is a man in his 30swho had recently traveled through the Wuhan region in China to Snohomish County, Washington State, north of Seattle. And, according to the CDC, this won’t be the last case. Coronaviruses can produce severe, sometimes fatal respiratory illness. The 2019-nCoV appears to be a fast-moving, highly contagious virus. So…

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Practical Survival Radio Communications

Practical Survival Radio Communications by G.H. for Survival Blog Like many families, the miles between me and my brothers are many. Fortunately, we hold a conference call every Wednesday evening to stay in touch. We have been doing this for nearly a decade. Realizing how important communications are to all of us, and from my role as the Logistics Chief for our County during major emergencies, I accepted the assignment of finding communication tools that will ensure communications no matter what. It did not take long to realize that radio…

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THE POOR MAN’S SURVIVAL KIT: Build your own wilderness survival kit in a can for under $40.

THE POOR MAN’S SURVIVAL KIT: Build your own wilderness survival kit in a can for under $40. by M.D. Creekmore for MD Creekmore The poor man’s survival kit. How to build your own wilderness survival kit in a can for under $40. This is the same kit that I built and used for bushcraft and wilderness survival when I was a teenager. Tools and Gear Reviewed and Mentioned In This Video: Victorinox Swiss Army Climber Pocket Knife Ontario Knife Company Machete  When you’re ready to take your preparedness to the…

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PREPPING: THE BASICS OF FINANCIAL PLANNING

PREPPING: THE BASICS OF FINANCIAL PLANNING by Mac Slavo for SHTFPlan GNN Note – Our house uses the principals of the “prepper community” for this specific purpose. Raise your hand if you are planning on having an accident, getting really sick or have a life altering event this year? No one? No one at all? hmmmmm… Prepping is not about the “world ending” it’s about freedom, serenity and happiness. ****** It’s never too early to start preparing your personal finances for an emergency. Anything can happen, and if it does,…

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Making the Best of Basics – Family Preparedness Handbook Review

Making the Best of Basics – Family Preparedness Handbook Review by M.D. Creekmore for MD Creekmore Making the Best of Basics – Family Preparedness Handbook 11th Edition. James Talmage Stevens. Get Ready! Network, LLC, 2009. Paperback, illus. I would like to give big hugs and sloppy kisses to the folks at Directive21 for sending me a copy of the 11th edition of this classic work dedicated to survival planning and emergency food storage. With more than 750,000 copies of previous editions sold, Making the Best of Basics (click here to check the current…

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Some Observations on Urban OPSEC and Situational Awareness

Some Observations on Urban OPSEC and Situational Awareness by 1stMarineJarHead for The Organic Prepper Recently I had the great opportunity to visit with family in a major metropolitan area. This city was their city of birth, so it held great esteem and nostalgia for them. I wanted to comment on some observations I made about Operational Security (OPSEC) and Situational Awareness (SA). Packing for a four-day trip with clothing for two people into one suitcase (avoiding those airline baggage fees for two suitcases) just made more financial and economy of…

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Lead Your Church to Read the Bible Together in 2020

Lead Your Church to Read the Bible Together in 2020 by Justin Dillehay  for The Gospel Coalition GNN Note – Our church began this program several months ago with about 60+ people. It has dwindled to fewer than 20 people, however, we are still encouraged. The program may benefit from better promotion ****** “I wish my congregation didn’t read the Bible so much!” said no pastor ever. As an evangelical pastor in the Reformed Baptist tradition, I think I speak for all of us in saying we want our people…

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Stories from an SHTF Christmas: SELCO

Stories from an SHTF Christmas: SELCO by Daisy Luther for The Organic Prepper Have you ever thought about what an SHTF Christmas would be like after an end-of-the-world-as-we-know-it event? I’m not talking about a minor issue that just affects a few people, but a full-on disaster that changes everything. Today, we have a first-hand look at what a post-collapse holiday is really like. I interviewed my friend Selco and his answers are really food for thought.  I have learned more about long-term survival from Selco than probably anybody else and have…

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Fire Extinguishers | 3 or More Locations for House Fire Preparedness

Fire Extinguishers | 3 or More Locations for House Fire Preparedness by Ken Jorgustin for Modern Survival Blog Do you have more than one fire extinguisher in your home? Do you know where they are at this very moment? You do have at least one, right? (jump to recommendation) Why You Need At Least 3 Fire Extinguishers At Home Preparedness for a fire, anywhere in your home. Fast reaction time is crucial. A developing house fire can catch and spread very quickly. And it’s possible that you could even become trapped!…

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11 Winter Survival Skills Every Child Should Know

11 Winter Survival Skills Every Child Should Know by: Tara Dodrill for Off the Grid News Are you attached to your child at the hip every minute of every single day? Your children have a far greater chance of survival if they possess some basic self-reliance skills and have practiced the emergency disaster plan with the family. Even if your work does not force you to leave the property and the children are homeschooled, they are still not protected from a crisis. Children, even the youngest ones in the family, must learn…

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