communicating in an emergency

Communicating in an Emergency

October 23, 2017 PreppersSurvive 2

Communicating in an emergency can be problematic. Disaster can strike anytime, and when it does communication is often the first thing to be compromised. Below is an infographic with helpful tips on communicating in an emergency situation.   To keep yourself and your family safe and avoid being caught in […]

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Mobile Charger Battery Bank – Kogalla Solar Bank Review

August 8, 2017 PreppersSurvive 1

Awesome prepper gear! A mobile charger battery bank is an item you’ll find on most prepper’s emergency supply checklists. It’s handy for recharging cell phones, walkie-talkies, NOAA radios, digital readers, GPS, and high tech camping lanterns when a power outlet isn’t available. My husband is a Boy Scout leader […]

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What Makes a Good Preparedness Radio?

March 14, 2017 PreppersSurvive 4

It was time… time to update my analog radio to a digital preparedness radio.  What is a preparedness radio?  A preparedness radio is a radio that gets the National Oceanic and Atmospheric (NOAA) stations also known as emergency weather stations.  It also should have multiple power source options.  Preparedness […]

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Testing Faraday Bags

November 29, 2016 PreppersSurvive 12

Do Faraday bags work? There’s a lot of misinformation about what a Faraday cage (or bag) protects against.  The basic belief is that Faraday bags are designed to block radio wave transmissions, act as an insulator to protect against electronic currents, block tracking and hacking.  Federal agencies and […]

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Ink Making Process – It’s so easy!

November 8, 2016 PreppersSurvive 1

It’s eye-opening to learn about the wild things that grow in one’s backyard.  It all started when I spotted some interesting looking mushrooms through the window.  They were driving my husband crazy by growing on his well manicured lawn.  One Saturday, I headed outside a little early to […]

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Evacuation Plan – What Would You Save?

October 11, 2016 PreppersSurvive 6

Have you considered the top 5 things you’d save in an emergency?  Saving loved ones takes priority over everything else but what if you had 3 minutes to grab 5 things?  My sister didn’t have the luxury of time to think about this when her and her family of […]

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Should I get a $30 Handheld BAOFENG UV-5R HAM Radio?

May 3, 2016 PreppersSurvive 4

Original article BAOFENG UV-5R REVIEW & GUIDE from Communication during an emergency between yourself and your friends and family is so crucial that it almost goes without saying. Yet have you considered what you would do if the phone networks went down? What if there was no more internet? […]

Emergency Communication Plan

What Should an Emergency Plan Include?

April 12, 2016 PreppersSurvive 5

8 Step Communication & Evacuation Plan In an emergency, the first resource that people WANT is a way to send and receive information.  Being connected plays a vital role in our sense of safety and well being.  What is Family Emergency Preparedness Plan?  It’s a way to connect or […]

Preppers Supplies Checklist

Prepper Supplies Checklist

September 8, 2015 PreppersSurvive 1

Do you have a way to measure the prepping milestones you’ve hit?  Are you looking for a list of survival gear that can help you determine the right preparedness supplies for you and your family?  Have you ever felt anxious or overwhelmed on your prepper journey?  You are not […]

Prepper Library

Prepper Library

August 11, 2015 PreppersSurvive 0

One of the most important preps you can have are books.  They are a vital source of entertainment and education.  Without the written word it is difficult to progress as a society.  Isaac Newton said it best, “If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon […]

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Emergency Communication Exercise

July 4, 2015 PreppersSurvive 2

Last Saturday, the church that I attend had a region wide emergency communication exercise.  The goal of the exercise was to get church leaders to consider how they would contact people within a designated area as if in a power outage scenario.  Leaders had between 9am to 11am to make […]

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Communication Preps

September 25, 2014 PreppersSurvive 0

There are so many ways we communicate with each other: cell phones, email, Facebook, Skype, e-news, mail, newspapers, television, etc.  What if, in some worst case scenario, cell towers and internet service are down and you no longer can communicate via phone or the internet (this happens frequently […]

Emergency Alerts on Cell Phone

6 Emergency Alert Resources

April 26, 2014 PreppersSurvive 0

Technology can be so helpful!  You can be warned of upcoming dangers by emergency alerts on your cell phone.  Being one of the first to know about oncoming dangers can provide you a jump-start.  There are several different companies and products that send out emergency alerts.  There are […]

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Backup Communication Plan

April 8, 2014 PreppersSurvive 0

A friend of mine in the military inspired this idea.  He said that the government pays for all postage while on active duty.  Apparently, a soldier can write an address and note on a torn off section of cardboard and it will get mailed.  What a great service […]

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IntoCircuit Power Mini 3000 Bank Review

April 8, 2014 PreppersSurvive 0

Battery banks are a great item for emergency kits.  A battery bank will recharge your cell phone or tablet in the absence of a power outlet.  They are easy to use and can be recharged using a USB port.  There’s usually minimal difference when comparing different brands.  IntoCircuit […]

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