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A Common Sense Guide to Emergency Preparedness, Self-Reliance and Provident Living

Salt: Why It Is Essential and How to Store It Right

Salt should be a basic staple in every prepper’s pantry. Today salt is inexpensive and easy to obtain. Tomorrow this valuable resource may become a rare commodity and you may be very glad you had the wisdom to stock up on salt when it was cheap and readily available....

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12 Ways to Prepare to Survive an Economic Collapse

The recent tragic events in Venezuela have prompted us to consider whether or not we are prepared to survive an economic collapse here in the United States. How do you prepare to survive an economic collapse? You can reduce the potential impact that an economic...

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How to Create a Survival Food Forest in Your Own Backyard

Our family strives to be self-reliant and live a sustainable lifestyle. Experience has taught us that there is an easy way and a hard way to produce your own food. After learning from the hard way, we have designed the perfect solution to provide healthy food for our...

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Disinfecting Water Using Calcium Hypochlorite

Water disinfection is a critical part of any emergency plan. One of the most often recommended techniques is to disinfect water using regular chlorine bleach. The problem with household beach as a disinfectant is that it has a shelf life of only 6 months from the time...

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Expected Storage Life for Emergency Fuels

Preparing for emergencies can be a bit daunting. Not knowing when disaster will strike makes keeping emergency supplies fresh and viable a challenge. As you plan and begin to store fuel it is important to understand which fuels have the longest shelf life. Whenever...

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