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Winter Storms | A Survivalist Retrospective

May 10, 2021
While winter storms are considered events that should be prepared for, we do not typically consider them natural disasters. However, this particular situation moved into the disaster category quickly, and not just a natural disaster but also a man-made disaster.
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Australia Brush Fires

January 8, 2020
Australia is reeling from continent wide brush fires. The fires have been continuous since September 2019. Australia’s southeast coast has been hit the hardest, but nearly all of the island has been ravished by wildfires; some set accidentally and others deliberately. Over 20 million acres across the country have burned so far, and there are still months to go in this 2019-2020 fire season.
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Explainer: what’s the difference between an outbreak and an epidemic?

November 15, 2019
What’s the difference between an epidemic and pandemic? It’s time to brush up on the vocabulary that can help you understand just what infectious disease experts are trying to tell us.
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Dealing with the Aftermath of a Hurricane

November 7, 2017
Despite the advanced warning you may receive, once one hits your area you may be pretty shaken up. Assuming the hurricane wasn't a category five, a good preparedness plan will lessen the severity of care needed after the hurricane passes.
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Dealing with the Aftermath of a Tornado

October 25, 2017
The first thing you should do in the wake of a tornado is address any injuries. If you know of someone that injured call 911 and then tend to them immediately.
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Active Volcanoes in the US

September 6, 2017
Throughout the US and it's territories there are 65 volcanoes that scientists classify as 'Active'. Twelve of those volcanoes are considered 'on alert'.
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Prepper Interests
Kits
Kits contains our main survival supplies. There are several kits each prepper should always have ready: first aid kit, sewing kit, repair kit, etc.
Medical
It is important to remember the medical conditions that can come with surviving in a disaster scenario. Illnesses, cuts, bruises and even broken bones. When hospitals are shut down or there is no power, you may just have to handle the situation on your own.
Weapons
Weapons include knives, guns, batons, bats, and more; this also includes the Knowledge. Knowledge is a powerful tool for survival.
Solar
Solar can mean a few things in our circle. Solar flares are a type of cosmic disaster, while solar power is a sustainable power resource.
Volcano
Volcanos are naturally occurring and can cause mass devastation to nearby areas.
Power
Power is an important part of modern life. What happens when the grid is down?
Preservation
In a survival scenario more times than not, preservation is associated to food. You can preserve food by canning, drying, salting, and more.
Hunting
Hunting is both a survival and sustainable technique each prepper should learn. Whether for protection or for food, or both; hunting is a valuable asset for survivalists.
Snakes
Snakes can be a benefit or detrimental based on how you encounter them in a disaster scenario. If you are bit, that could be devastation to your health, while the non-poisonous ones make for a good protein source.
Fishing
Fishing is one of the best ways to sustain you in a SHTF scenario. High in fats and omega's to keep your energy up and keep some meat on your bones.