Tips for Surviving a Landslide

Tips for Surviving a Landslide

The worst landslides in history were recorded in China in 1920. A series of major landslides occurred following an 8.5-magnitude earthquake. These landslides caused massive destruction killing over 100,000 people and destroying over 20,000 square kilometers of land. Haiyuan County alone lost more than 50% of its population in the disaster. One of the landslides buried an entire village in Xiji County as well. These Landslides are happening worldwide causing masses of rock, earth and debris…

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Break free from zip ties

How to Break Free from Zip Ties

While I hope that you never have a need to use this information in a real life situation, it is always a good idea to prepare ourselves as we never truly know what life holds for us. We wrote previously about escaping from duct tape and today we want to look at how to break free from zip ties. Depending on where you live in the world, kidnapping can either rarely happen or be of…

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UK Survival Guides Pick to the Top 3 Budget Friendly Solar Flashlights

While a flashlight is certainly a valuable piece of equipment to include with your preps, there are so many different ones available that it can become overwhelming when choosing the perfect budget friendly flashlight for you. This is where this guide comes in. In choosing our top 3 solar flashlights, we didn’t just take into consideration the price, but also such factors as how portable they were, the brightness, and whether or not they would…

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Tips for Using a Ferro Rod to Start a Fire

Tips for Using a Ferro Rod to Start a Fire

The problem with ferro rods (ferrocerium rods) is that people are quick to add them to their kits but when the time comes, they are unable to get a fire going due to lack of knowledge and practice. Believe me, it will be much better to learn now than have to try and work it out in a survival situation. What is a Ferro Rod? In simple terms, a ferro rod is a small piece…

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100 Deadly Skills Book Review

100 Deadly Skills Book Review

Title: 100 Deadly Skills: The SEAL Operative’s Guide to Eluding Pursuers, Evading Capture, and Surviving Any Dangerous Situation By: Clint Emerson Amazon Book Description A hands-on, practical survival guide from retired Navy SEAL Clint Emerson—adapted for civilians from actual special forces operations—to eluding pursuers, evading capture, and surviving any dangerous situation. In today’s increasingly dangerous world, threats to your personal safety are everywhere. From acts of terror to mass shootings, and from the unseen (and…

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