FROZEN : The 2014 Atlanta Ice Emergency : A Preparedness Tale

No doubt you have heard about a small weather situation that has unfolded across the Deep South over the last 24+ hours or so. What looked like a winter storm that would bring some frozen precipitation to the region as it skirted along the gulf coast and southern third of …

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The Perseid Collapse : Steven Konkoly : The Interview

We are thrilled to welcome back Steven Konkoly, author of the runaway apocalyptic thriller The Jakarta Pandemic, to discuss the first book of his new project, The Perseid Collapse series. You may remember that we interviewed Steve last year about The Jakarta Pandemic and when we learned that there was …

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Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) Wake Up Call

Electromagnetic Pulse. EMP. Do you know what it is? Do you know how it could impact you? Why should you care? All of these questions and more are answered in this wonderful video that features a brilliant panel of experts on the subject that could bring about the end of …

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Resilience Infrastructure

Although we have been practicing preparedness for several years now with an eye towards becoming more resilient in our every day lives overall, 2013 has proven to be a quite an interesting year around the homestead. Even though we have long been the outdoor types that enjoy all that this …

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Practical Tactical BOLT Kit©: What It Is And What It’s For

  You’ve probably heard of a Bug Out Bag (BOB) or a Get Out Of Dodge (GOOD) bag that can be used as a grab and go kit in case you have to leave an area during an emergency situation. At Practical Tactical, we urge our clients to build what …

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The Quarter-Hour Kit ©

Our government (READY.GOV and EMERGENCY.CDC.GOV) recommends that every American should have at least a three days supply of food and water in case of emergency. I heartily agree with this suggestion, but I say you should take it a step further and make preparations to shelter and be self reliant …

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Neighbor : Friend : Threat

Neighbor. Friend. Threat? So you’re into personal preparedness, you may even call yourself a prepper. You recognize that there are very real threats in this world in which we live and you have taken and are taking the steps that you deem necessary to help your family survive and make …

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The Jakarta Pandemic : Steven Konkoly : The Interview

One of the offerings I have wanted to establish here on the blog that I am personally most excited about is the feature interview.  It is my goal to bring you enlightening and enthralling interviews with some of the most interesting people out there from all corners of the preparedness …

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Things to get while the getting is good

What are some of the things you might need in a long (or short) term disaster / emergency situation? To start, here’s a list of things you might want to get while the getting is good (in no particular order). This is by no means a fully comprehensive list and …

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