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How to Protect Yourself from Natural Disasters (science-backed)

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by Roger Gallager Have you been seeing tsunamis, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, devastating hurricanes and other natural disasters in the news more often? Have natural calamities become more frequent? According to a report released by the Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED), there had been 385 disasters recorded during the 2000 – 2009 period. This figure marks an increase …

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Review of the Katadyn Vario Water Filter

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by Dean C A few months back, I had sold a few things of value and used that money to buy a Katadyn Vario water filter (click here to check availability and the current price at Amazon.com).  Since water is so important, and the items I sold had no real value to prepping, it was an easy decision. I had been …

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Two Way Radio Communication Training (The Basics)

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by Hunter_Prepper There are no handheld radios that will ever cover any kind of range (beyond LOS (Line of Sight)) without some kind of special circumstances or a repeater. The laws of physics, solid matter and the curvature of the Earth simply get in the way. So, here are your realistic options for achieving long (er) range. Amateur Radio (Ham) can …

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Cold Climate Gardening – Easiest Crops to Grow (even in small spaces)

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by Matilda With limited space, time and money, I want an optimal, seasonal yield from my cool climate garden.  No matter where I live or how much room I have, the garden is a significant part of my daily life. It also provides an opportunity for appreciation of God’s provision. Most vegetables are beyond comparison for taste if you grow them …

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Helping Those In Need After SHTF

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by Mama J This is one of the hardest parts of prepping for me. I do not have many neighbors that would be dependant on us, though there are a few. Our rural neighborhood will come together to help them. Not just one family. I don’t believe I would be able to turn away homeless hungry children. Not without great emotional …