Monthly Archive: November 2012

Nov 29

Surviving the first week of Cataclysm

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We are so very comfortable in our environments and have been for a very long time. We go to our warm and cozy homes, watch big screen TV, have our cell phones, malls, restaurants and live the good life.  We do this day in and day out…we celebrate holidays, go to church and school and …

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Nov 25

Home Defense, a Survival Basic Right

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A vital essential for any type social breakdown is home protection.  You’ve already seen what happens when nature sends a hurricane or tornado or earthquake to a decent urban or sub urban community.  The devastation is one thing, the pain of seeing everything you have ruined and then the thought of either rebuilding or moving …

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Nov 24

Food Safety in Urban Survival Situations

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How long will the food last in your refrigerator or freezer?  This is a good question and a good topic to start with.  If the power goes out, or in an emergency, what do you do with your fresh food?  Let’s start with the basics. First, eat the food in your refrigerator first and keep the …

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Nov 18

Water, the lifeblood of survival

There are three ingrediants to survival:  Water, shelter and food.  Survival needs have given us the rule of three.  3 minutes without air = dead.   3 hours in extreme weather conditions = dead.  3 days without water = dead and 3 weeks without food = dead. So now that I have your attention, I will start with the …

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Nov 15

All out War as Israel prepares to invade Gaza

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 KIRIYAT MALACHI, Israel —         Israeli tanks and troops moved toward the Gaza Strip on Thursday night in apparent preparation for a possible invasion of the crowded seaside enclave after a day of violence that included two militant rocket strikes on the southern suburbs of Tel Aviv, raising the likelihood that the region was on …

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Nov 11

Surviving the Election

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The years and months building up to the Presidential election has been not only grueling but very stressful on all of us.  It seems that the two sides are more polarized now than they have ever been and the campaigns were reduced to name calling and dirty tricks, and adding the fact that the mainstream …

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Nov 04

Storms of recent times

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I would like to share my thoughts on the hurricane Sandy and it’s aftermath concerning where we were preparedness wise before and after.  First, some recent storm history. Katrina was a devastating storm as it left more destruction in it’s wake than we thought.  Most of the levy’s were breached, there was massive flooding, many …

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