Survival Articles

How to build an above ground safe room?

Do-It-Yourself Emergency Kit

How to build an above ground safe room?
An above ground safe room really only has to protect your family for a limited period of time. If we’re thinking worst-case scenarios, a few days. By then, police or rescue workers should be able to get there, even in the worst circumstances.

How Do The Homeless Survive?

Dangers & Hazards Do-It-Yourself Emergency Kit preparedness

How Do The Homeless Survive?
One of the ways homeless people survive is by knowing where to find available resources, not only in their city, but in cities they never visited. Learn More.

Making the Shoot/No-shoot Decision

Self Defense

Making the Shoot/No-shoot Decision
A large number of American citizens carry concealed every day, and that number is rising all the time. I’ve personally carried for a number of years, even though it is inconvenient, especially when my pants want to fall down from the weight of my pistol and extra magazines. But I do it anyway.

Functioning During a Breakdown of Society

other Recovery response

Functioning During a Breakdown of Society
There are many disaster scenarios which are thought to have the potential to cause a general breakdown in society. People have proposed everything from food shortages to an EMP attack, with a financial collapse somewhere in between. But depending on how you define it, experiencing an actual breakdown in society is both rarer and more common that we think.

Scavenging in a Post-Disaster World

other preparedness Recovery

Scavenging in a Post-Disaster World
What if you don’t have enough? What if you’re caught unaware and you’re not ready? Or what if the stockpile you have isn’t enough to meet your needs? What then? Is it okay to turn to scavenging, in order to find what you need in order to survive?