Archive for the 'Survival Kits' Category

Mini Urban Survival Kit

Many of us have regular day jobs and go into the city every day to get to work. For those who work in an office setting there is no way to bring a BOB. If you drive to work you can leave your BOB in the car. For those who take public transit to work […]

Vacation Preparedness: Traveling With Your Bug Out Bag

The weather is starting to get beautiful and we are itching to take a week off of work and head somewhere with the family on the yearly Vacation! Ah, yes, vacation… that once a year oasis of fun to get our mind off the stress of work, finances, family and just every day life. But […]

Review: NDuR Survival Straw Water Purification

Water is essential to life. The average person can survive for three days without water. Don’t wait until you run out of water before you look for more. Your body loses 2-3 liters (4-6 pints) of water each day through sweating and urination, more if you are hot or exerting a lot of energy. This […]

Review: UCO 9 Hour Emergency Candles

During our recent major storm that hit our region, Hurricane Sandy, we got a taste of what it would be like during an extended power outage. One of the best things that we had on hand was ways to light our house during the night. And even though we had flashlights (mainly the Fenix flashlight) […]

Hurricane Sandy 2012: Preparing For An East Coast US Hurricane

With all the talk about a deja vu super storm heading towards the East Coast of the United States it is time to talk about how we all should be prepared for unusual, freak storms; such as an East Coast Hurricane mixed with a blast of cold arctic air from the north. Twitter was a […]

Basic Automobile Winter Survival Kit

The first week of September has finally arrived this year and with that marks the end of Summer and the beginning of Fall and then Winter. For must of us in the northern parts of the United States and the world we experience some pretty harsh winters on occasion. Winter travel, especially by passenger cars […]

Emergency First Aid: Guide To Masks & Respirators

Introduction One of the most overlooked item in many business and personal preparedness gear is face masks and respirators. Dusts, gases, fumes, mists and vapors are common hazards in workplace air. These can seriously affect the health of workers. Breathing in asbestos fibers can lead to asbestosis and lung cancer while crippling lung diseases can […]