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  • Preparedness and In-Home Storage by Survival Life at http://survivallife.com/2015/03/26/preparedness-in-home-storage/
    Preparedness and In-Home Storage

    Almost everyone accepts the concept of being prepared for emergencies. However, when it’s time to do the actual planning and acquiring the necessary items, most people are simply overwhelmed by the enormity of it all. Let’s face...

    • Posted 3 days ago
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  • home defense, shotguns, ammunition, guns and ammo, choosing ammunition
    Home Defense: The Best Ammo for Your Shotgun

    For many people, the shotgun is the preferred weapon for home defense. A rifle or pistol can serve this purpose too, but in many cases a shotgun is a more versatile and effective home defense weapon. One...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • home security, home security cameras, home defense, home invasion
    How Secure Are Home Security Cameras?

    You’ve probably heard that home security cameras are a great way to protect your home and family, but how effective are they really? We all value our personal privacy . It’s a basic right. That’s why many...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • power grid, power grid failure, power failure, off the grid, EMP
    Power Grid Failure: Will You Survive?

    One of the most common survival problems we all potentially face is a power grid failure. In just about any disaster, we can count on the power going out, at least on a local basis. For that matter,...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • smartphone apps, survival apps, survival tools, survival tips, prepper tips
    12 Survival Smartphone Apps | Preparedness

    A couple of years ago, we posted an article on how to use your smartphone or cellphone as a survival tool. It showed how a broken or dead phone can help you survive. Just a few months...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • stay warm in winter, heat your home off the grid, surviving in winter, emergency heating
    Stay Warm in the Winter | How to Heat Your Home

    (Based on the book Power Out! How to Prepare for and Survive a Grid Collapse) Now that your body is warm, turn your attention to warming the space about you. The goal is to feel comfortable in...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • power grid failure, electrical grid weaknesses, threats to our power grid and US power grid vulnerabilities
    Is Power Grid Failure in Our Future? | 5 Weaknesses in the National Electric Grid

    If you have a conversation with a prepper, chances are it won’t take long before the subject of power grid failure comes up. You know that power grid failure is a major threat and would have devastating...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • How to Safely Shelter in Place During a Pandemic | Emergency preparedness tips at survivallife.com #emergencypreparedness #disasterpreparedness #survival
    Shelter in Place | How to Stay Safe in a Pandemic

    In recent weeks, we have all been bombarded with mainstream news reports about the Ebola virus.  Most of those reports indicate that we have nothing to worry about.  Alas, as preppers and survival-types, we worry about pandemics...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • 17 ways to store extra food
    17 Clever Food Storage Tricks

    If you’re like most of us, building your food storage out can be a daunting proposition. Not only can it be costly, but it also requires figuring out what kind of food to store, when it needs...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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