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31 Days of Emergency Preparedness

5 Levels of Preparedness

What are the 5 levels of preparedness you ask? It is a tool to see how ready you are for an emergency. Whether it be an earthquake, snowstorm, or major illness in the family. It could also be for economic collapse or other major event. Level 0 Not prepared at all, thus making every emergency a disaster Less than 2 weeks of food in your house No self defense No water stored or way to…
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Mental Preparedness

What does being prepared mentally for an emergency even mean? Does it mean reading as many news articles as you can so you know what is happening in the world? Actually, I feel that would be counterproductive to ones mental stability. Mental preparedness could save your life. How much knowledge do you have? You can prep all the gadgets and gizmos in the world, but you can't carry them all on your back if you…
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Medical Preparedness

Medical Preparedness~Preparedness is more than Beans, Bullets, and Band-aides. This is the third post in the series. You can also read about Physical Preparedness and Spiritual Preparedness. The title says prepping is more than beans, bullets, and band-aides, then I go an write about medical preparedness. This post isn't about the little first aid kit from Walgreen's. Not to say those aren't bad, but you will need much more than that little kit can offer. When…
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Ebola Precautions for your Family

I am sitting here reading that the CDC has confirmed a case of Ebola in Texas. They said. Whoever 'they' are, said there was a 30% chance of Ebola reaching America by you know 100% by October. So. Now what? Freak out? No. I won't freak out. I am flying across the country in less than a month. All along this planning journey He has said TRUST. So I trust. Does this mean I am…
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Prepper’s Long Term Survival Guide {Review}

I don't even know where to begin on this Prepper's Long Term Survival really like this book THAT much. Now, believe me, I have read my share or preparedness books. Fiction and Non-Fiction. This book was different. In the beginning of each chapter he has a fictional journal entry. He is journaling what life is like after an EMP. I really enjoy these types of stories and feel I learn more from them than just…
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Emergency Preparedness Binder

Do you have an Emergency Preparedness Binder? Do you need an Emergency Preparedness Binder? I didn't think I did until I went to take inventory and realized I didn't have an easy way to track my preps. I purchased an accounting notebook thinking that would work. It didn't. I have tried a few apps, on my phone, in the past, but I really wanted it written down. I then found this Emergency Preparedness Binder made…
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5 Survival Items I Would Buy if I Found $100

5 Survival items I would buy if I found $100. $100 won't get you everything on this list, you would have to choose. These could be survival or prepper items. This list could be exhaustive, but these are the first things to come to mind. Kelly Kettle To boil water to make it safe to drink or cook with. These burn fuel that you have on hand. Super easy to use. Available in Aluminium or…
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Pandemic Preparedness

Here are a few things you should do, right now, for pandemic preparedness. H1N1 is spreading, at a rapid pace, across the US. The last thing you want is for it to be where you are and you not be prepared. Not be ready for it and have to go to the store. When I say pandemic I picture the movie Contagion. A scenario, like Contagion, where it takes 30-90 for the virus to run…
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