Types of MREs

Types of MREs

MRE stands for Meal Ready to Eat and are the standard field rations for the United States military. They are also available to civilians for food that is easy to store in preparation for an emergency. While they are not the only ration option, they are the most common. The original MREs … Read more

Pros and Cons of an Underground Bunker

Pros and Cons of an Underground Bunker

Prepping has become a favorite pastime for a lot of people. This may be partly due to the ease in finding out about the disasters that strike every day in some part of the world. There are apps that show earthquakes in real time, apps that keep up with volcano activity, and … Read more

Top Battery-Powered kitchen Gadgets You should have for power outage

eTop Battery Powered kitchen Gadgets You should have for power outage

Power outages can be annoying, especially when you are having your weekly family dinner, and everyone is anxiously waiting for a delicious meal. Most of the gadgets in the kitchen use electricity. From blenders, cookers, juicers, mixers, microwave to refrigerators, the absence of electricity can be a source of pain in the … Read more

10 Best Night Vision Goggles with Helmets

Night Vision Goggles with Helmets

Whether it’s your job or your hobby or desire to be prepared for when the lights go out, working with night vision sometimes requires a helmet. Instead of the usual binoculars or monoculars, a helmet has its benefits because of its convenience. Wearing this piece of equipment would keep your hands free … Read more

Top 8 Flashlight Brands

JETBeam JET 3M PRO LED Flashlight

A high-quality flashlight isn’t just made to illuminate dark areas, but it can also be used for survival and emergency situations. You can use ultra-bright flashlights with high lumens to disorient an attacker, etc. For instance, if you are a prepper, you should opt for a sturdy tactical flashlight that can withstand … Read more

How to Store Batteries to Help Them Last

How to Store Batteries

Introduction It’s common knowledge that batteries should be stored in cool and dry places, but how do we store different types of batteries for a long period of time? Most batteries should be stored at around room temperature or preferably 15°C/59°F, while extreme allowable temperature ranges from –40°C/-40°F to 50°C /122°F. Batteries … Read more

Guide to Night Vision Binoculars

Guide to Night Vision Binoculars

Vision is a physical sense which uses light to provide information to the brain so that it can make conclusions about the surroundings. Scientists have compared human eyes to cameras. A camera filters light through the lens controls the intensity with an aperture and focuses the image. While the light coming into … Read more

How to Make a Small Water Filtration Plant

Survivor Filter  Virus Tested 0 05 Micron Portable Water Filter for Camping Emergency and Hiking

When you find yourself stuck in an emergency situation, water becomes one of your top priorities. Humans can only survive 3 days without water on average. However, finding water isn’t the issue. There are swamps, lakes, oceans, streams, rivers, and ponds all around the world. The challenging part is locating water that’s … Read more

Best Candles for Preppers and Disaster Planning

UCO Original Candle Lantern

Backup lighting is crucial to consider if you want to be well prepared for a disaster situation.  Fortunately, you have a plethora of choices in the form of convenient and inexpensive light. Candles are the ideal emergency lighting source and have been tested throughout time in every kind of a situation from … Read more

Preparing and Organizing a Medical Aid Kit for Prepping

Surviveware Small First Aid Kit

Being prepared is the key to survival when disaster strikes and failing to plan for such situations is equivalent to deliberately planning to fail. What makes preparedness so important is the fact that you’d probably have no access to emergency aid, food, and power when a disaster strikes. Everyone would be running … Read more

Top 7 Emergency Light Sources for Preppers

Have you ever been in a situation where your city was covered in darkness because all the lights were out? Yes? Kind of spooky, isn’t it? While a single night without light might be can be fun (kind of an adventure), several dark nights can result in a host of challenges, especially … Read more

Must Have Urban Survival Gear for City Dwellers

Survival is commonly associated with the wilderness and most TV shows and sites focus on skills and items you need outdoors. That’s probably why most people tend to ignore the importance of being prepared in a city. Instead of worrying about surviving in the wild, we should focus more on learning survival … Read more