Self-Defense 101: To Fight or Not to Fight

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This is a very common question that arises in many self-defense classes. Should you resist and fight off your attacker or give them what they want?During a crisis, almost always there’s an increase in crime ranging from lootings to rapes and worse. With law enforcement having its hands full, calling 911 may result in a longer wait for help to …

How to Scavenge and Secure Resources in the Post-Apocalyptic World

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How to Scavenge and Secure Resources in the Post-Apocalyptic World So here we are talking about maybe a few years after SHTF and the majority of the planets population has gone. If you have watched The Walking Dead, or really any zombie movie, you will have an idea of what the environment you will be surviving in will look like …

Earthquake Preparedness Plans And Kits

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Preparation is vital especially when facing natural disasters. Although we cannot predict when earthquakes will happen, earthquake preparedness can go a long way in helping you cope during and after inevitable earthquakes. Moreover, it is vital to remember that in times of calamities and disasters, cops, firefighter sand even paramedics, might not arrive when you need them so you must …

Tips On Hurricane Preparedness

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There are many risks that we normally get exposed to day in day out. Some of them are less severe while others are extremely dangerous. A good example of the risks that face mankind is a natural disaster. Some of these calamities lead to loss of both property and life. Examples of natural calamities include earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, lightening, hurricanes …

TOP 3 URBAN SURVIVAL SKILLS YOU MUST HAVE

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Manmade and natural disasters are inevitable, most especially in these modern times. Once you put this into consideration, you will the realize the importance of having the necessary skills to survive if and when you find yourself caught up in a life threatening situation, especially in the urban survival setting. What is more, having these basic urban survival skills will …

Survival Shelter

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Almost every survival guide makes a point to explain the importance of shelter. In times of unrest and disaster, you need that one place that will now become your sanctuary. But when your mind is in distress and basic resources are scarce, how do you pull through to put up a shelter. Well, it is advisable to use whatever is …

How to Stockpile survival food

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Almost every day, one has to hear of a disaster in a particular place in the world. People are dying of earthquakes, hurricanes and many other natural or man made tragedies. In the current times when the threat of terrorism is in everyone’s mind, many people have obviously thought of ways to prepare their families for such disasters. The first thing …

Importance of Fire in Survival Situation

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Fire is scientifically defined as a mass of burning gases. It results when matter burns beyond its combustion point and it releases energy in form of heat energy. Fire has been important for the survival of man in the following ways:- Cooking food Most of the food we eat is usually cooked. Eating raw food has been in the decrease …

wounds

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General information on wounds. A wound is an injury that occurs immediately when the skin is cut, torn or punctured causing an open wound or when a blunt object exert pressure on the body causing a closed wound. Pathologists define a wound as a piercing injury which cause damage to the dermis of the skin. wounds maybe as a result of …

Wilderness First Aid

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When planning a trip to the wilderness, there are several things you need to put into consideration. Apart from carrying an extra pair of shoes or toothbrush, you need to consider your health and well-being first. It is paramount that you carry a first aid kit. Since you do not know what kind of dangers you might face in the …

headaches treatment and prevention

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Many suffer from headaches and migraines every day and headaches and migraines can disrupt everyday life, with the pain and discomfort they cause. There are various types of headaches: episodic tension headaches and chronic tension headaches. There are certain signs and symptoms of headaches such as: having a headache when awakening in the morning, finding it difficult to fall asleep …

Burns its causes signs and treatment

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A burn is basically a type of injury to the skin or to the flesh caused by factors such as heat, chemicals, electricity, friction or even radiation. Burns can be such an awful and a painful experience, to which the level of a burn can be determined depending on its location, its depth as well as the amount of surface …