Author - Fabian Illanes

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The Complete Guide to Surviving any Hurricane (+Hurricane Checklist)

In this guide, I’m going to give you a comprehensive hurricane checklist with all the items you need to ride out the next storm. Category 5 Hurricane Irma, which made landfall in Florida in early September 2017, was the strongest hurricane in terms of wind speed and duration ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean. And in 2017, there were four major hurricanes that were Category 3 or greater. It was one of the worst hurricane seasons on record. And it turns [...]

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10 Important Urban Survival Skills to Master before TSHTF

You need to develop your urban survival skills. Why? Well, let’s face it. Most people live in the densely populated cities. According to United Nations (UN), as of 2014, 54% of the world’s population lived in urban centers. That’s 3.9 billion people living in cities! And that was four years ago. The number of mega-cities—those with more than 10 million people in them—is increasing. The population of small cities of less than 500,000 people are growing rapidly. When it comes to the [...]

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Prepper Gear List: 26 Must-Have Items to Survive a Disaster

Let’s face it. There are so many options for prepper gear out there. It can be overwhelming to know what to buy. But there are certain areas of prepping that are especially important. These include food, water, personal hygiene, personal protective equipment, and some special tools. These are the items that will preserve life and prevent illness. When purchasing preps, some people choose to buy a few items at a time, often due to budgeting issues. However, some people can [...]

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300+ Ultimate Car Emergency Kit Items [Bonus PDF Checklist]

In this post, I’m going to give a checklist with over over 300 quality items to build the ultimate car emergency kit. It is very likely that your car would be your primary form of transportation if you have to flee from a dangerous situation. But your vehicle on its own isn’t enough. Your vehicle MUST be fully equipped so you can handle anything on your journey. Whether it’s a flat tire, varying terrain, or attacks from dangerous people, you need [...]

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How to Create the Perfect Family Survival Kit [Definitive Guide]

I think we can all agree, prepping your family for an emergency is tough. When it comes to building a family survival kit of any size, you need to understand a few things. First and foremost, preparing a survival kit for a family or a group of any kind is NOT the same as preparing a survival kit for an individual. Along with creating a solid emergency plan to ensure everyone is on the same page, you need to consider which [...]