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I’ve written about the importance of storing water as well as several ways to store it discretely, but while many preppers do store water, few store enough. The accepted rule of thumb is to store at least one gallon of water per person for three days. A normally active person needs about three quarters of a gallon of fluid daily, but, individual needs vary, depending on age, health, physical condition, activity, diet, and climate. I don’t think this is anywhere… Read More »

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One of the biggest reasons people put off prepping is the cost; a supply of food, water and supplies to sustain your family through an emergency and redundancy in your essential equipment adds up quickly. Prepping doesn’t have to break the bank, though. Here are six ways to prep on a budget. Food storage It’s easy to buy prepackaged food like freeze-dried meals or MREs and there are more than enough choices to satisfy any taste, but it gets expensive quickly…. Read More »

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Bugging out requires energy, and energy requires food—so you need plenty of tasty, nutritious food for your bug out bag. Traveling on foot, especially with a heavy pack, forces you to expend more energy than usual, so you’ll need food that is dense in calories and nutrients, but also has a long shelf-life and is simple to prepare. Below are three types of food that are ideal for your bug out bag. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Freeze-dried foods This is… Read More »

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An adequate supply of water is critical to any survival situation, but if you’ve already begun storing water, you’ve probably realized it’s not as easy as it sounds. Most of us don’t have a lot of space—especially those of us with kids, so creative ways to store water can make a big difference in how much you can store. It’s equally important to store it discreetly so that all of your neighbors don’t mob your house begging for your water…. Read More »

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One of the first things most preppers begin stocking is an emergency food supply. This is great, but it’s only part of the picture. Canned and freeze-dried food is more than adequate for a short-term disaster, but when it lasts several weeks, you’ll need additional supplies to stay healthy. Here are a few things you should stock along with your emergency food supply. Herbs, spices and seasonings Stock up on the herbs and spices that you regularly use because if you… Read More »

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