10 Best Emergency Preparedness Apps for Everyday Life

Preparedness apps on phone

In celebration of National App Day, I’ve put together a handful of emergency preparedness apps (available on Apple and Google devices) that might benefit you. There are plenty of things we need to consider as we prepare ourselves for what life has to offer, so why not use a little technology to help? Planning and…

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What’s in Your Bag? Situationally Dependent Packing


Seems like there’s no shortage of articles out there talking about go bags, get-home bags, INCH bags, bug-out bags, etc. There is a ton of great information out there, but what about a bag for every day? I don’t know about you, but I can only carry so much on my person. I like to…

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How to Build Your Preparedness Community


I initially thought I’d call this article “tribe” because that’s the most important thing, but I had to open my aperture a bit and look at a more significant problem set and address the potential solutions. Your tribe is your inner group, the ones you know you can count on when things go sideways, or…

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Layering Clothes: How to Layer Clothes to Stay Warm and Dry

Layer Clothes for Three Layers

Layering clothes is an essential concept for preparedness. Whether it be just a casual hike, bugging out, or dealing with any other SHTF scenario, the ability to layer clothes on your body can make or break your success. Let’s categorize our layers into three groups; wicking (inner layers), warmth (middle layers), and weather (outer layer).…

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