Tag Archives: Disaster

Putting Your Life in One Bag

How much of your life could you fit into a bag? With hurricane season upon us and a storm headed… View Article

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Lessons Learned as a First Responder to Hurricane Harvey

Late Sunday evening, we drove south down an eerily empty highway. While one wouldn’t expect much traffic in north Houston… View Article

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Real Life Survival: One Family’s Experience with Disaster when the Floods Came

First I want to say that this isn’t a commentary on paranoia, it’s just an account of realism. There are many… View Article

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SITREP 07: Earthquake in Italy // NASA Finds Lost Spacecraft // North Korea Launches Submarine Missile

At least 73 people have been reported dead and dozens more reported missing after a 6.2 magnitude earthquake and its… View Article

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Cover vs. Concealment: Don’t Let Cover Become Your Coffin

Asking for definitions of the word “cover” have more often than not, resulted in visceral responses of solid, robust and… View Article

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Disaster in the Heartland: Ways You Can Help Americans in Need

Hundreds of homes have been destroyed and lives have been lost in the wake of a tornado outbreak that hit… View Article

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Lockdown: What to Do After Locking the Doors

“Get inside and lock your doors!” There is a new word creeping into our vernacular: LOCKDOWN. Some call it “shelter… View Article

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Filter Water Easily with the Lightweight and Simple Sawyer Squeeze

A couple of years ago, I started looking for a water filter to use while hiking in the backcountry of… View Article

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Redefining Survival: Simply, Getting Home

Survival. It’s definitely a topic we all are interested in and something most of us hope (and like to think)… View Article

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A Look at the BioLite CampStove: Boil Water and Charge Your Phone at the Same Time

If you’re looking to shave ounces on your next hiking trip, the BioLite CampStove may not be the best option…. View Article

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