Category Archives: Emergency Kits

Traveling Tip for BOB’s and Backpacks

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DSCN0233If you are backpacking, traveling with suitcases and airports, or packing a get home or get out of dodge bag there are some common similarities that make life easier. Pack only what you need, put the more common items near the top, and be careful when packing things like liquids or they will leak all over your gear.

Today’s tip is an easy way to prevent that. Simply unscrew the top of your shampoo, conditioner, or any other liquids with flip top openings, place a small square of plastic wrap over the bottle opening and then replace the lid. (more…)

10 Gifts Under $25 to Make Your Prepper Happy

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giftAs promised, here is a list of 10 gifts for the prepper in your life that cost under $25. Next week we will have a top 10 list of great stocking suffers under $10. I hope this list will help you find great things for the preppers you love, or to gently help the non-prepper be just a little better prepared. (more…)

10 Prepper Gifts Under $50

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giftIn order to help out for the holiday gift giving, here are 10 gifts for the prepper in your life that cost under $50. Next week we will have a top 10 list for gifts around $25, and the week after we will have 10 great stocking suffers under $10.  I hope this list will help you find great things for the preppers you love, or to gently help the non-prepper be just a little better prepared. (more…)

Hurricane Season 2012

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hurricaneThis guest post is courtesy of Joe Perko, Director of Field Services at Rapid Refile is a recognized leader in document restoration and recovery, vacuum-freeze drying, mold remediation and flood restoration services for businesses and individuals.

Avoid Document Restoration Needs: A Look Back at the 2012 Hurricane Season – and How to Prepare for 2013

The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to Nov. 30 and peaks between the months of August and September. About 10 named storms occur each season, with an average of two or three becoming major hurricanes. As of October 2012, 19 storms have formed in the Atlantic basin, and nine developed into hurricanes. Of these storms, four significantly affected the United States: (more…)