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By caregiver222
If you purchase footwear in a store specializing in camping or the outdoors you will find that leather boots come in ...
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Moleskin is an inexpensive flannel-type material backed by adhesive. A nice accessory to have when camping. It is cal...
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jefelexAug 13
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By caregiver222
Short pants and sandals have no business in a survival situation. Nothing bothers me more than observing a troop of ...
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By caregiver222
Colored trash bags are hard to find, but should be considered whenever hiking. They are sold in tear-off rolls. If o...
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By caregiver222
Lightsticks should be carried by every camper and on ever boat. They have been discussed on another post. The met...
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Garbage bags are an inexpensive indispensable addition to emergency supplies, although not commonly mentioned on go...
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The "Lifesaver" Jerrycan is a five gallon plastic container with a built in water purification system and pump. They...
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By caregiver222
So-called "jerrycans" were developed during WW2 to transport water and gasoline on vehicles. NEVER EVER BUY A USED...
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By caregiver222
This post only relates to sterilizing water by boiling. (1) The drill, as recommended by NIH, is to first filter t...
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An ordinary shopping cart is never mentioned on any of the FEMA sites providing evacuation advice, however, they are...
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maribanksJul 31
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By caregiver222
In many stores today (and on the net) military dry-rations are advertised. These taste great, and taste well when th...
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maribanksJul 30
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By caregiver222
If you have a house-pet, consider placing a "pet alert" in a window, to notify fireman if there is a problem in your ...
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The FEMA manuals recommend the use of "Duct" tape to have on hand for emergencies. Well...surprise...there is "duct t...
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maribanksJul 23
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By caregiver222
With summer, there is a higher liklihood of a car overheating. Usually this is due to a leak in the system. If the te...
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By caregiver222
Like most people, I always believed advice to "stay off the phone during a storm" this was an urban myth. I figured ...
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Are there bags, boxes, totes, etc. that are designed specifically for waterproof storage of documents and papers?
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Many car doors can be opened by using a tennis ball with a hole in it. Without a key. Take a tennis ball and use a kn...
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Elderly and those with dementia or hearing difficulties may not hear a conventional fire or carbon monoxide alarm. Re...
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To preserve eggs when there is a lack of refrigeration coat them with mineral oil. Obtain a quarter cup of mineral oi...
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The Shadow-Tip method is one way of determining which way is North. I am posting this after reading a textbook for ch...
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