6 Takeaways From the Paris Terrorist Attacks That Could Save Your Life

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As you all probably know by now, multiple terrorist attacks have been acted out throughout different parts of the world within the last few months – Kenya, Afghanistan, Beirut, and Paris with Paris being the most publicized. The last time I wrote about something like this was in regard to the Boston Marathon bombing back in April of 2013. It doesn’t seem like it has already been 2.5 years since then. These are all evil Continue Reading6 Takeaways From the Paris Terrorist Attacks That Could Save Your Life

Winter Weather Safe Driving Tips

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This is a guest post from “Joe” at Survivallife.com It’s that time of year again. In the next few weeks, millions of Americans will be flooding the streets in their holiday travels. I will be joining them, as always, to head down to see my Grandparents and pack on a few pounds. I don’t foresee any trouble getting there, but you never know what’s can happen out on the open road. Check out these tips Continue ReadingWinter Weather Safe Driving Tips

4 Things that You Should Know About Surviving a Tornado

Tornadoes are nature’s most violent storms. They are caused by powerful thunderstorms and can kill and devastate a neighborhood in seconds as we unfortunately saw in Oklahoma. A tornado has high speed winds that can reach 300 miles per hour. The extent of the damage can be as much as one mile wide and 50 miles long or even larger. Every state is at some risk from this hazard. Tornadoes can possibly develop so rapidly Continue Reading4 Things that You Should Know About Surviving a Tornado

The Boston Marathon Bombings –

First and foremost, my heart and prayers go out to all the victims and families involved. This is another sad day in our recent history. As you’re reading this, keep in mind it is still only a few short hours after the attacks occurred – I only have as much information as you do from the news, but certain things definitely stand out in my mind. Obviously if this could have been predicted or prevented, Continue ReadingThe Boston Marathon Bombings –

8 Tactics to Help You and Your Children Survive a Mass Shooting

I really wish I didn’t have to write this article. The fact that I feel this is necessary information saddens me. According to the Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), from 1999 – 2010, 140,875 people were murdered with a gun.Based on their numbers, that meant each person had a .00399% chance during those 11 years of being murdered with a gun. I say murdered because the report I ran doesn’t include accidental shooting Continue Reading8 Tactics to Help You and Your Children Survive a Mass Shooting

5 Resources to Help You Stay Alive in the Event of a Chemical, Biological, Radiological, or Nuclear (CBRN) Incident

Accidentally spilled some chemical on yourself while cleaning and it starts to burn? Ever pass a semi-truck plastered with U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Placards and wonder what’s really inside? Heard on the news about some leak or spill of a certain chemical in your area and wonder if your family is safe? Well here are 5 resources that are well worth packing in your bug out bag, downloading on your smart phone, or keeping in Continue Reading5 Resources to Help You Stay Alive in the Event of a Chemical, Biological, Radiological, or Nuclear (CBRN) Incident

Survival At Sea: Cruise Ship Disaster Preparedness

Unless you live under a rock, most of you probably heard about the cruise ship engine fire last week that left over 4,000 people stranded for 5 days in the Gulf of Mexico. Food was limited and began spoiling. Sewage started leaking. People ended up using bags and buckets as their latrines. Cell phones were dying. These may not be life threatening events individually for that short amount of time, but combined and for a Continue ReadingSurvival At Sea: Cruise Ship Disaster Preparedness