Any Prepper Knows That A Disaster Can Happen At Any Moment: 10 Tips For Preppers To Prepare For SHTF Situations

Being prepared really isn’t that complicated, it just takes a willingness to do something about your situation. If you haven’t started prepping, it’s time to start taking the decisive actions you need to take to keep yourself and your family safe. Here are 10 ideas that can help get you started: 1. Threat Assessment Part of […]


Police During SHTF Events: Preparedness considerations when dealing with Law Enforcement During Disasters?

During an extreme total collapse scenario, the kind of event where life as we know it has completely changed, it is very likely that law enforcement and emergency responders will be nonexistent. When things go bad (empty grocery stores, no utilities, mass riots, etc.) you are more than likely going to have to fend for […]


How To Avoid Perimeter Alarms When Scavenging Survivor Camps When SHTF Happens- Reality Is That It Could Be Necessary, At Some Point

Okay when SHTF happens, it’s every man for himself. You do what you have to do to survive. This means possibly having to scavenge from other survivors if your supplies run low or are destroyed in the initial crisis. Smart, folks, though, will have perimeter alarms set around their camps or steads. So, you need […]


How To Make a Mini Root Cellar In Your Backyard In Less Than Two Hours

Once upon a time, root cellars were the only way people had to preserve their food. These wonderful cold-storage areas became less common when refrigerators became affordable. Houses were no longer automatically built with a root cellar beneath or nearby. A root cellar is still a great way to store fruits and vegetables, though, especially […]


Situational Awareness in an Urban Setting- Few Maintain A Level Of Situational Awareness That Would Allow Us to Respond Quickly to A Threat

Most of us spend a fair amount of time in an urban setting, but few maintain a level of situational awareness that would allow us to respond quickly to a threat. You can change this, but it will take a lot of training to become proficient in identifying potential threats, and discipline to consistently implement […]


Protecting Yourself from the “Knockout Game” (This is beyond poor judgement, and it certainly is not a game. This is a life and death matter)

There’s a disturbing trend spreading through America called the “knockout game” where youths attack random, innocent victims by surprise and attempt to knock them out. This is not two thugs beating the hell out of each other; these animals are attacking ordinary people for no reason other than their own twisted entertainment. More often than […]


A Total Collapse Of The Economy Would Throw The Nation Into Utter Chaos: 7 Unexpected Consequences Of An Economic Crisis

Other than the obvious consequences, what might we expect from a partial economic collapse? A total collapse of the economy would throw the nation into utter chaos. But what if we endure an economic depression, or a severe and long-lasting downturn? I think that some of the effects are not so obvious. 1. The college […]

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10 of the Best Bartering Items if the grid goes down

If we have an event similar to the nationwide power outage portrayed in American Blackout, there is little doubt that we will eventually have widespread panic, looting and rioting by people who either don’t care or are driven to criminal behavior because of fear or need. The duration of the hypothetical scenario in American Blackout was […]


If The SHTF Is to Get Out Of Dodge Then You Are Going to Need A Vehicle Most Likely: The Ultimate Get Out Of Dodge Vehicle

As you begin to think about preparing your family for a survival type of scenario there are a lot of important considerations. Do you have enough food stored up to keep your family fed and healthy during the length of any disruption? Do you have adequate water stores and a plan for resupplying that water and disinfecting it? Certainly firearms […]