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Countdown to Prepare for COVID-19

Despite what they say, I do think those in positions of authority are highly concerned, especially given the actions they’ve taken. Then, of course, there’s this nugget of news: WHO Advisor Says Coronavirus May Infect Over 5 Billion People [https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/shocking-admission-who-advisor-says-coronavirus-may-infect-over-5-billion-people] Technically, this coronavirus has been named, “severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2,” or SARS-CoV-2 for short. The disease is causes is Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The big issue with the SARS-CoV-2 virus is we don’t know enough about it yet and what we do know is mostly coming from China. Most people assume the number of infected and deaths are … Continue reading

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Dead Wrong: 26 Survival Myths That Can Get You Killed

“The lore of the wilderness has seeped into many different facets of modern life. From movies, TV shows, and even cartoons, we may think we’ve picked up some handy tips about how to survive in the wild. But does pop-culture wisdom really pan out? Not always.” Read Full Story Here Click here for more Prepper News Watch

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26 Survival Uses for Wood Ash

“If you’ve had any experience with outdoor campfires, wildfires, or a fireplace, you are familiar with wood ash. Wood ash is the fine powdery material that is produced when any type of wood is completely burned up. Wood ash contains potassium, phosphorus, and calcium.” Read Full Story Here Click here for more Prepper News Watch

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Wash Your Hands Like A Doctor: 6 Steps To Reduce As Much Bacteria As Possible

“Do you think you can wash your hands clean of bacteria? According to a new study published in the journal Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, you probably can’t — and it’s possible your doctor and nurse can’t, either.” Read Full Story Here Click here for more Prepper News Watch

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Nine Meals from Anarchy

“In 1906, Alfred Henry Lewis stated, “There are only nine meals between mankind and anarchy.” Since then, his observation has been echoed by people as disparate as Robert Heinlein and Leon Trotsky.” Read Full Story Here Click here for more Prepper News Watch

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Decide How Big Your Emergency Fund Should Be With the 3-6-9 Guideline

“You need an emergency fund, there’s no doubt about that. How much cash should be in that fund, on the other hand, varies depending on who you ask. Most experts say between 3-6 months, but that’s a pretty big jump. For a better idea of where you fall on the spectrum, try the 3-6-9 guideline.” Read Full Story Here Click here for more Prepper News Watch

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22 Ingenious Hacks to Make Food Last Longer

“If you, too, have some food reserves set aside, then you probably already understand the value of food. And if you’re like me, then you probably hate yourself every time you waste your food.” Read Full Story Here Click here for more Prepper News Watch

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7 common misconceptions about wilderness survival

“The following is a guest post that I found to be interesting.  It shows a few of the misconceptions that people have about wilderness survival. Reality TV has made faux survivalists of too many of us.” Read Full Story Here Click here for more Prepper News Watch

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3 Ways To Disinfect Water In a Plastic Bottle to Make It Potable

“You never know just how much you need water—until you don’t have any to drink. But thankfully there are sources of surface water in most locations on earth, and methods of disinfecting it that don’t involve special equipment such as chemicals or store-bought filters.” Read Full Story Here Click here for more Prepper News Watch

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