Emergency survival kit

Complete Toilet Kit

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During any disaster scenario or outdoor adventure, we must prioritize our hygiene. One person getting sick from improper waste management can wreak havoc on our lives. Plus, waste-borne disease is preventable with this new technology!

Prepare your family with this kit to get you through situations when you can’t flush a toilet, such as during power outages, hurricanes and earthquakes when the sewage system may be backed up for days or weeks.

The 23 Best Alternatives to Toilet Paper

The 23 Best Alternatives to Toilet Paper

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There may come a time when toilet paper becomes a luxury item. For those of us living in the Western part of the world, a shortage of TP probably sounds like a disaster. But have no fear! Many people have …

Ultimate Car Emergency Kit

Premium Emergency Roadside and Safety Car Kit

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Americans spend so much of their time driving that the probability of experiencing an emergency while on the road is high. Don’t get caught unprepared! Store an emergency kit in each of your vehicles– you may need it when you least expect it!

Deluxe Car Emergency Kit

Deluxe Auto Kit

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This deluxe auto kit assures you will have the necessary items in case you are wrapped up in an emergency while you’re on the road, on the way to work, or away from home. 

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Eco Gel Kit: 20 Sticks and 10 Liner Bags

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The Eco Gel Kit is the new method for the safe disposing of waste. It’s an ideal kit to take camping or have at home ready for any kind of emergency when your sewer services may be shut down.

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Deluxe Bug In Kit

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Not all disasters force you to evacuate your home, but many times we’re left without power, gas, or water.

This bug in kit has all the essentials to help you and your family beat the odds in those moments! This bag includes a sanitation, hygiene and first aid kit, amongst other things! 

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Basic Bug In Kit

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Not all disasters force you to evacuate your home, but many times we’re left without power, gas, or water.

This bug-in kit has the essentials to help you and your family beat the odds in those moments!  This bag includes a sanitation, hygiene, and first aid kit, amongst other things!

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Premium Family Survival Kit

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This premium survival kit contains everything your family of four needs for the first 72 hours of a disaster.

It’s lightweight, easy to store, and portable, making it the best kit to prepare your family for any emergency situation.

This kit includes all the necessities, and even some luxuries, to give you and your family peace of mind during and after evacuations. Some of the items are: sleeping bags, tents, emergency drinking water and purification tablets, a hygiene kit, flashlight, and first aid kit, to name a few!

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Deluxe 2 Person Survival Kit

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This comprehensive 72 hour survival backpack is crammed with items of basic needs for two people. It’s guaranteed to help you thrive and not just survive any disaster situation.

This portable and heavy-duty backpack encompasses all the emergency preparedness essentials that you will need, including a radio, flashlight, hygiene kit, water filtration system, tent, chain saw, and first aid kit, to name a few.

These Natural Disasters Can Occur in Washington! Are You Prepared?

Washington has some of the most mesmerizing landscapes. From its incredible green forests to its volcanic mountains topped with snow, to the valleys with lakes, and rivers that flow. It’s undeniably a majestic place! All of this beauty reminds us …

These Natural Disasters Can Occur in Florida! Are You Prepared?

One of my favorite layovers was in Miami. It was December 2010 and I had to wait 21 hours for my flight connection to South America. I was coming from Washington, DC, where the winter weather was wearing on me. …

How to Prepare for a Volcanic Eruption: A Guide + Checklist

Volcanoes are extraordinary natural disasters! Due to their massive force and release of energy, however, they can be dangerous and possibly catastrophic—not just regionally, but worldwide! Did you know that there are roughly 500 million people living in areas at …

How to Prepare for a Tsunami: A Guide + Checklist

Tsunamis are a series of enormous waves that are caused by a natural or man-made disaster. The majority of tsunamis are triggered by a large earthquake or volcanic eruption that occurs underwater or near coastal areas. They can also be …

How to Prepare for a Winter Storm: A Guide + Checklist

Winter is a fun season for many people. Sledding, snowboarding, skiing, and building snowmen are some of the best winter activities. But unfortunately, it’s not always fun and games. Every year in the United States, approximately 536,731 crashes occur, 136,309 …

How to Prepare for Severe Storms: A Guide + Checklist

When we think of thunderstorms, we usually don’t give them as much attention as we would hurricanes, earthquakes, and other types of natural disasters. I believe most people would agree that lighting is fascinating to observe and look at, but …

How to Prepare for a Landslide: A Guide + Checklist

Landslides are one of the disasters that make the least amount of headlines, yet are surprisingly common and highly destructive. I’m sure most of the world found out about the Montecito mudslide that occurred in the northwest of Los Angeles …

How to Prepare for Tornadoes: A Guide + Checklist

Tornados are fascinating in many ways. They’re spiral storms that are unpredictable in timing, strength, and direction. Every year, the United States gets hit with more than a thousand of these storms a year. Let that number sink in for …

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Does the Plumbing System Work When the Power Goes Out?

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When we think of a power outage we think of lighting candles and relaxing for a moment while we are unplugged from our TV’s and WiFi. An interruption to our plumbing systems is usually not something we even think to …

These Natural Disasters Can Occur in Vermont! Are You Prepared?

Vermont is the sixth smallest US state with the second-lowest population… there are more cows than people! It’s considered a hippie paradise where you’ll find beautiful landscapes, gorgeous fall foliage, lots of covered bridges, many scenic routes, and no billboards.  …

These Natural Disasters Can Occur in South Dakota! Are You Prepared?

South Dakota is located in the heart of the North American continent. It’s the 17th largest state in the US and the 5th least populated.  Imagine a world where you learn to drive before age 16, where there’s no traffic, …

These Natural Disasters Can Occur in Idaho! Are You Prepared?

Idaho is a beautiful state which is known for its many resources, specifically its agriculture. Nearly a third of America’s potatoes are grown there, it’s recognized as the lentil capital of the world, it has one of the largest hops …

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Preppers Share Their Favorite Survival-Themed Gifts: 89+ Ideas for Every Budget

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There are two types of people in the world, those who see the need to prepare for future emergencies, and those who don’t. If you’re part of the first category of people, I salute you! It’s great to be part …

How to Prepare for a Pandemic

The world cannot escape illness, disease, viruses, and the like. Epidemiologists have studied the patterns and causes of health-related events that occur within communities and beyond. We can thank their knowledge and research for keeping the public aware of the …

Items to barter when SHTF

55+ Indispensable Items to Barter When SHTF

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The term barter is defined by Merriam-Webster as the exchange of goods, services, or commodities. Bartering dates back thousands of years and was the primary form of trade until currency was implemented. When we think of it, it sounds like …

Quarantine Skills to Have or Learn

22 Useful Skills to Learn if You’re Quarantined

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This is a very sensitive time for the world— from the news of the pandemic to the shutting down of most public buildings and businesses, people are panicked, out of work (or working from home), and learning to cope with …

These Natural Disasters Can Occur in Wisconsin! Are You Prepared?

Wisconsin’s unbelievable landscapes, lakes, streams, and rivers makes it a top-choice state for tourism and outdoorsy people. Even though the highest altitude in the state doesn’t quite reach 2,000 feet, all four seasons are clearly experienced anyway. And well, with …

How to Prepare for a Hurricane: A Guide + Checklist

Hurricanes are predictable from the moment they begin to form over the ocean. What is unpredictable is the potential damage that they will leave behind because it’s difficult to foretell whether a storm will gain strength or weaken as it …

How to Prepare for a Flood: A Guide + Checklist

Floods can occur under many different circumstances, such as a water leak in your home, nearby dam failure, an extended period of rain, melting snow, tornadoes, hurricanes, and storm surge in the coastal areas. Even if you live in a …

How to Prepare for an Earthquake: A Guide + Checklist

Earthquakes are some of the most unpredictable natural disasters. If you live near fault lines, you should definitely expect to experience one at some point or another, however the timing is not something technology has yet been able to accurately …

How to Prepare for a Power Outage: A Guide + Checklist

Power outages have been heavily on the radar lately all throughout California. It was apparent that PG&E’s equipment failure led to California’s deadliest and most destructive fire in history, so now the utility company has decided to shut off the …

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18 DIY Fire Starters for Under a Dollar

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Staying warm during winter months is vital to your survival, whether you’re indoors or out in the wild. Hypothermia can be deadly yet preventable. A fire isn’t only important for keeping warm but is also used for signaling for help. …

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53 Must-Have Car Winter Essentials

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Winter can be a scary season for drivers. For me, winter means becoming more of a hermit. I live in a mountain town and I avoid driving when the roads are slick. I have been in several accidents due to …

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49 Simple Ways You Can Conserve Water

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It’s ironic that the West Coast has been hit with prolonged drought versus the East Coast which is trying to mitigate the floods as a result of Hurricane Florence. Water is our most vital resource in life. The earth is …

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The Best (and Worst) Places to Be During an Earthquake

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Earthquake preparedness is vital because earthquakes happen without warning. Sure, there is technology in place to warn us about seismic activity but there is no true predictor of a significant upcoming earthquake. It’s not only impossible to detect exactly when …

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50 Brilliant Uses for Baking Soda in an Emergency

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Baking soda is one of the most versatile households items. While we most commonly use it in baking breads and other recipes, there are countless uses for this kitchen staple. In an emergency situation, baking soda will become very handy, …

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Is it Okay to Use Non-Potable Water?

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The issue of non potable water is rather complex. Water can be contaminated due to a wide range of circumstances. While there are many sources of water, not all the sources are reliable, that is why precautions must be taken …

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The Simplest Guide to Building a DIY Bug Out Bag

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“Bug Out Bags are a waste of time and money!” I heard this said a few times and I see where people are coming from. Many companies out there try to sell an “end of the world” theory but their …

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Tips for Good Campsite Hygiene When Living Off the Grid

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Personal hygiene is a broad topic which I discussed in great detail in this post. Living spaces must be clean as well, to maintain overall health and environmental safety. Let’s discuss some tips on how to keep your campsite clean …

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Tips for Good Personal Hygiene in the Wilderness

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The ability to take care of our body is something we often take for granted. Most of us are used to daily showers, shaving, and preparing food in a clean environment. If you’re in the woods, you may face challenges …