If there is a disaster in your area, there’s likely to be a breakdown in communication systems. Land-line phones could be down and cell phone towers might be jammed. If you and your family are at home and have decided to bug in, this might not seem like a problem. But what if your spouse […]
The Easiest Way to Purify Water
Once you and your family are in a safe location, your first priority in any disaster is water. You might be able to go a couple weeks without food, but you’ll only survive a few days without water. You can start storing water, but the problem with that is it’s going to take up more […]
Getting In Shape For The End Of The World As We Know It
Health and fitness is not something most people consider when preparing for TEOTWAWKI (the end of the world as we know it), but they should. People tend to take for granted just how easy we have it in the modern world. Up until the last century, most people throughout history worked from sunup to sundown […]
10 Medicinal Herbs In Your Backyard
If you look, you could find medicine in your backyard. Practice identifying them now because there may come a time when you need them. #urbansurvivalsite #medicinalherbs #herbalmedicine #herbs #naturalremedies
The Survival Rule of Threes
When you’re in an urban survival situation, there is a rule that will help you prioritize. It’s called the Survival Rule of Threes.
Disaster Communication 101
There are many methods of disaster communications. It’s a complicated subject, so in this article we’ll just cover some of the basics.
How to Start a Fire with a Fire Plough
The shit has hit the fan and the power is out. Despite all warnings, you didn’t stock up on matches, lighters, or a flint. It’s getting cold outside, and you could really use a warm meal. What now? There are many ways to build a fire without matches or lighters, but in my opinion, the […]
How to Tie the Three Essential Knots
Knot-tying is an important skill in survival. There are many knots you can make, but these are the three essential knots.
How to Choose and Use a Fire Extinguisher
Fires are a more common problem than you might think in survival situations. Most people will have to cook their food over open fires and many of them will not use proper safety precautions. And if there is no running water, sprinkler systems will not work and locals will not be able to use garden […]
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