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Valuable Skills for Dealing with Medical Emergencies

Although the body sometimes gives us warning signs when things are wrong, you can’t always predict when an emergency will arise. A medical emergency can happen to you or anyone around you at any point, so knowing how to respond is key. Responding effectively can mean the difference between life and death in an extreme case. In other instances, having the right knowledge could minimize an injury or pain.  There are certain skills that could make you more equipped to respond to emergencies. They aren’t ones that certain people are born with, but instead, ones that everyone can learn. If … Continue reading

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The Importance of Owning Precious Metals

I’ve talked to a lot of people about why it’s important to own gold and silver, yet I find that most people don’t fully grasp why. Many of the opponents to owning precious metals for preparedness reasons often cite that because they can’t eat it, it’s worthless as a prep. First, let me just get it out there that I don’t advocate buying precious metals if you aren’t prepared in the other areas, namely food, water, cooking, shelter, defense and so on. Gold and silver aren’t going to do much for you if you’re not prepared to meet the basic … Continue reading

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Will You Survive a Collapse Crisis?

Charlie McGrath of WideAwakeNews.com did an excellent video essay on getting home safely. In this video, Charlie shows how having a Get Home Bag, which is his EDC – Every Day Carry, and a plan to get home via an alternate route can keep you much safer than trying to face whatever upheaval is happening in the city. Have you made your plan to get back home? Do you carry a Get Home Bag with you all the time? you can also watch it on YouTube here: http://youtu.be/lmudsLgEvWM

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Basic Preparedness Strategy

Basic Preparedness Strategy This is the document that I used for a recent podcast about a forming basic preparedness strategy. It was taken from a correspondence that I had with a friend of mine, shortly after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. It’s only one example of how to go about creating a strategy for getting better prepared. Adjust and modify for your needs. Start with the current analysis of what you feel is the most likely situations or events that threaten your well being and safety (see previous podcast on Threat Analysis  ).  This Threat Analysis covers those circumstances and events … Continue reading

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