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[VIDEO] Like Digging A Ditch With A Pocket Knife

We often think bugout bag and commo when pulling things together in preparation for an emergency situation, government collapse or other survival consideration. The below video presented by MainePrepper & NursePrepper provides some practical but rarely immediately thought about Prepper necessities. You can dig a ditch with a pocket knife but it's gonna take a while. Check out the video and let us know what you think.

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Commo Prep

Unlike commercial systems, Amateur radio is usually independent of terrestrial facilities that can fail. It is dispersed throughout a community without "choke points" such as cellular telephone sites that can be overloaded. Amateur radio operators are experienced in improvising antennas and power sources and most equipment today can be powered by an automobile battery. Annual "Field Days" are held in many countries to practice these emergency improvisational skills. Amateur radio operators can use hundreds...

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After SHTF

After SHTF it's not time to plan, it's time to put the plans you have into practice. Starting with assessing the current situation, taking inventory of your stored and stockpiled supplies and then determining what members of your community are available and what their needs are (because they probably have not prepared anywhere near the level you have. When SHTF first hits and everyone is scrambling to feed themselves and to simply survive, you won’t see many people out wandering around I’m...

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[VIDEO] Top 10 Skills for Preppers

Survivalist and Preppers don't just wake up one more and decide it's time. Over time, they begin to accumulate and plan for the a bugout or doomsday. This way, they don't have to get ready - they stay ready.  If you are a new or even a seasoned Prepper, here are the top 10 skills you need to ensure you have for the inevitable event. After you check out the video, let us know what you think at: www.preppersnation.com   https://youtu.be/Yqx5J_T8ek4

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Worldwide Catastrophe

Sea-level rise may be the most predictable outcome of climate change. Expanding warmer waters and melting land ice both contribute to flooding – and scientists agree that we are locked into sea-level rise for centuries to come. The question is not if we will retreat from the coast, but when. Still, the rush to develop the coast occurs at a maddening pace. (more…)

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Just Knowing It’s Coming Is Not Enough

  According to the CDC... Prepare an Emergency Food Supply Keep foods that: Have a long storage life Require little or no cooking, water, or refrigeration, in case utilities are disrupted Meet the needs of babies or other family members who are on special diets Meet pets' needs Are not very salty or spicy, as these foods increase the need for drinking water, which may be in short supply   How To Store Emergency Food A disaster can easily disrupt the food supply...

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Emergency Bugout

  An emergency bugout may become a realty since an earthquake is a very real and frequent occurrence in California but more recently have been known to occur across the U.S. It's a known fact that few people thoroughly plan for a catastrophe of major proportions, they are not even prepared for a minor event. Plans should include, what to do if you are away from your supplies or familiar shelter and what to do if family will be separated and out of communications for some time are just...

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Solar: Critical Prepper Necessity

Solar power sources are critical to the Prepper and Survivalist. If you don't want to bother with getting the supplies needed to build your own MacGyver-style recharging system, you're gonna want to go solar.  Purchase a solar powered cell phone/USB recharger, solar powered back pack or a compact solar powered charge plate that fits in your bugout bag if this is more convenient for you.  Buying multiple solar powered compact recharging stations is also a great idea for every family member's bugout...

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[VIDEO] Recharge Cell Phones When Power Is Out

How will you recharge or power a cell phone battery in the event of a natural disaster or catastrophic event, if electricity is out? There is a strong possibility that cell towers will be out nation- or worldwide. Once the electric power grids are back up and running, you will want to be prepared to communicate with loved ones and friends or emergency personnel if you need rescuing or medical assistance. Check out the video and let us know what you think.

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Beginning Prep Items for Newbies

Considering diving into being a Prepper (Survivalist and Preparedness Enthusiast)? You will need to start somewhere and that somewhere is generally with the basic emergency backpack that can be tossed on your back or into your vehicle for a quick get-a-way. You should also begin to think about how and where you will stockpile non-perishable food items, all weather clothing, tools, flashlights, can opener, candles, matches, mini-power sources and weaponry (just to name a few items).   ...