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Recovering From Recent Hurricanes

9/20/2017 7:06 PM

In the weeks following hurricane harvey and now with the destruction of hurricane irma, these disasters have preppers thinking what they could’ve done differently in the moments leading up to the hurricane and how we go about cleaning up in the aftermath.

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Are You A “Casual” Doomsday Prepper?

9/6/2017 6:00 AM

For some, the end of the world as we know it is near, these people are called preppers. A prepper is a person who believes that a catastrophic disaster or emergency can occur in the near future.

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Preparing For A Hurricane : Last Minute Ways To Get Ready

8/30/2017 10:29 AM

In the midst of Hurricane Harvey, it makes us wonder if we could’ve been a little bit more prepared and if more people could’ve gotten out before the storm. Although we usually have warnings when hurricanes are going to make landfall, their strength, intensity, and destruction can be unpredictable and you can only be so prepared for what is to come.

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Benefits to Prepping Even If TEOTWAWKI Doesn’t Come

8/16/2017 6:00 AM

TEOTWAWKI (or “The End Of The World As We Know It”), the day that all preppers have been spending their lives preparing for… What if that day never comes? Was all that money and time spent prepping a waste? Absolutely not! There are other things you can prepare for besides TEOTWAWKI.

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Tips And Tricks To Safely Watch The Solar Eclipse

8/9/2017 6:00 AM

On Monday, August 21st, 2017, a majority of the United States will be able to see the total solar eclipse for the first time since 1918. It will span from coast to coast and the entire continent will be able to see the moon passing in front of the sun, casting a shadow on Earth’s surface. The total eclipse will start in Oregon at about 10:15 AM (PDT) and will end in Charleston, South Carolina at about 2:48 PM (EDT).  Plans for a safe viewing have been in the planning for quite sometime now. The great thing about this solar eclipse is that it doesn’t require any sort of equipment to view it, but it does require special equipment to view it SAFELY.

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Surviving An Earthquake

8/2/2017 6:00 AM

An earthquake is a natural disaster that occurs miles underground and occurs either from volcanic activity or the shifting of tectonic plates. Earthquakes are extremely hard to predict so it’s even harder to prepare you and your family.

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Essentials For Surviving A Big Storm

7/26/2017 6:00 AM

Thanks to modern technology, we all know when storms are coming and we generally have an idea of how strong they are going to be, but nature works in mysterious ways and can bring a whirlwind of disasters along with them.

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Preparing For Your First Apartment

7/19/2017 6:00 AM

Moving out of your parents’ home and into your own apartment can be very frightening whether you are staying in the same city or moving out of state. Living at our parents’ home, we have never had to worry about paying for water, electricity, and the basic needs of running a household, but that all changes when you are on your own.

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Preparing For Emergencies Abroad

7/12/2017 6:00 AM

Flights are booked and bags are packed for your trip abroad, but are you really as prepared as you think you are? When traveling, whether it’s inside the country or overseas, we don’t think about the possibility of having to deal with an emergency, we are just simply on vacation.

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How To Prepare For Deadly And Damaging Winds

6/28/2017 6:00 AM

Damaging winds or “straight-line” winds can come with any thunderstorm and they can be as damaging as tornadoes, uprooting trees and knocking out power lines. Straight line winds are hard to prepare for since they can come unexpectedly and can range in strength.

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