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Shelter and Temperature Control

  • Emergency Shelter

    When preparing for an emergency, it is recommended to set priorities. After food and water, shelter may be the next top priority in survival. A shelter will not only provide you with protection from the elements and possibly animals, but will provide you with warmth. The easiest way to be sure you will always have shelter is to carry it with you wherever you go. A light tent or tube tent that you can keep in your bag or pack is ideal. (...)

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  • The type of fuel you store for heating, lighting and cooking in an emergency will vary according to your living situation. Gaining knowledge about the various options is helpful in order to make wise choices.

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  • Emergency Warmth

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    Suffering from cold temperatures can be discomforting and potentially dangerous, especially in an emergency we can prepare ourselves to handle cold weather.

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    There are a number of ways to accomplish this and based upon your needs, you should be able to find one that suits you. (...)

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  • By J. Allan South, Author of Sense of Survival

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    Few discomforts are more annoying and potentially dangerous than being cold. (...)

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  • Returning Home

  • Summer is here, and many individuals and families have the outdoors on their minds. If you’re planning to camp this summer, make sure you’ve got the right supplies and equipment to stay comfortable and safe. One thing that can make or break your camping experience is the sleeping bag you use. Read on for some tips on how to select the right sleeping bag for your camping style.

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  • Along with water and food, shelter and temperature control are two of the most important elements of human survival. Even if you’re hydrated and have a full belly, you won’t survive long if your core body temperature rises or falls very far outside 98.6˚ F. Shelter and temperature control are all about protection from the elements. (...)

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  • Emergency Shelter

    Since 2007, more than 14 million people worldwide have reportedly lost their homes in natural disasters. Floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, wildfires, winter storms—these types of disasters are a possibility no matter where in the world you live. It’s important for all of us to be prepared for anything from a temporary power outage to a catastrophe. Fortunately, none of us are completely alone when it comes to disaster preparedness. (...)

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