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Making an emergency evacuation bag is an important part of preparing for emergencies.

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In this post I share some tips on how to properly pack and figure out what a emergency evacuation bag should weigh.

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While more is typically better – and you might think like this – the heavier the bag, the slower you are going to move when carrying it.

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The final weight of the bag should equal around ten percent of your body weight.

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Its intended purpose is to help you survive for 72 hours – not weeks or months.

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Carry a means of shelter with you if you don’t have the survival skills to build something in the woods. Take a first aid kit, flashlights , fire starter method, and a camping pot.

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When packing your bug out bag, you want the bulk of the weight at your shoulders to avoid strain on your lower back.

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Keep in mind every member of your family including your dog should have their own evacuation bag filled with supplies they need – and this is especially important in the event that you become separated.

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Knowing you have packed the best evacuation preparation bag you possibly can will give you peace of mind and allow you to save time in an emergency situation.

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Understanding how to prepare for civil unrest is extremely important. Escaping riots and violent demonstrations safely is one of the main reasons to prepare for civil unrest.

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Taking survival preparedness seriously is so important because anything from a man-made catastrophe to a natural disaster can quickly change our lives.

The Importance Of Taking Survival Preparedness Seriously

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Prepping for survival on a tight budget is possible. Find out what you should buy each week to stock up plus find other tips for prepping on a budget.

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Find out where to start your survival grocery list. The first month lays the ground work for basic survival needs and your emergency survival food list.

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There seems to be a new health disaster every year! Find out what 4 questions to ask during a health diaster to keep your family safe.

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Follow these nine quick pointers to help reduce your risk of infectious diseases, including those that are on their way to becoming a pandemic.

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Create a survival pantry so you can avoid panic buying and feel secure knowing your family has the essentials no matter what emergency situation occurs.

Survival  Pantry

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An important part of survival prepping is being ready for any situation - long or short-term. Start prepping today by creating your own short-term emergency disaster survival kit!

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Eight Ways Homeowners Need To Be Prepping For Severe Summer Storms and Hurricane Season

Are you prepping on a tight budget? Here are eight ways homeowners need to be prepping for severe summer storms or hurricanes!

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