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Until the pandemic hit in full force, people have always poked fun at the survival movement. It attracts people from all walks of life, but it does seem the majority of us fit a certain type. If I asked you to describe a prepper to me, I don’t doubt you’ve probably already started forming an image in your mind. Decked out in military-surplus camo gear, with a big off-road truck, certain political ideologies, and an affinity for shooting and hunting. How’d I do? In most instances I’d be pretty spot on, and that’s putting you in danger. Not right now,...

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If you’ve not yet taken steps to prepare for hurricane season, there’s no better time than the present. This year we’ve had 21 tropical cyclones, 20 tropical storms, 8 hurricanes and one major hurricane (as I write this), and there’s likely to be many more in the months to come. Being prepared is a smart idea, especially as this year has been the second most active hurricane season on record. It doesn’t take much now, and you’ll thank me when the next storm hits and you’re able to survive in style.  Clear the trees now When I was a kid...

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When it comes to survival, the more prepared you are the better. But there's one problem I see too many survivalists make, over and over again. They're so focused on building up their cache of supplies, they forget to think about a back-up plan. If all of your survival gear is in one place, you're risking everything. What happens if you're cut-off from your home? Or if you're forced to evacuate in the face of a storm? Or if the bad guys decide they want what you've got, and take it by force. Keeping everything in one place, is a...

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Ready to eat meals, which are more commonly known as MRE's, are a staple when it comes to food planning. The military uses them in their kits as it allows soldiers to stay fueled and ready for combat, and they come in handy when you're wanting a quick and easy meal. But there's a couple of downsides. First, they don't always taste all that great. It's like prison food. Enough to give you the carbs and nutrients your body needs, but it's not Masterchef level cooking either. Don't get me wrong, some brands are much better than others, but for...

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Bushfires, flooding, hurricanes. There's no shortage of the amount of natural disasters we've been seeing on the news in recent months. Mother nature is an uncontrollable force, and when she decides to unleash, there's no holding back. When it comes to being prepared for a natural disaster, there's a few fundamental rules that you need to know. Because natural disasters are dangerous. If you want to survive, you need to understand what you're up against, and the right ways to behave. Otherwise you may be risking your life, or the lives of your loved ones. Follow these rules and you'll...

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