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These are just some ideas only. How to Find Water in the Wild   In any survival scenario, water is by far your most important resource. You can easily go a day without food, and usually don’t need shelter right away, unless you’re in freezing conditions. Not having any water for 24 hours, however, while survivable, depletes both your physical and mental strength, making it more difficult to perform the tasks necessary to making it out the other side. And after just three days without hydration, your body will shut down, and it’ll be lights out for you. With about...

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Water and Hydration“When the well is dry, we learnthe worth of water.” –Benjamin FranklinFora SHTF event, you’ll want a large abundant source of clean, fresh drinking water at your disposal.Maybe you live near a river, pond, lake, stream or have your own well. These areall great options if they don’t become contaminated or dry up.But what’s your back up plan should your main water source become compromised? Or what if you don’t have a reliable source of drinking water should the taps run dry?Drinking contaminated water will make you sick and can even kill you in some circumstances. But worst...

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvcId4_UJuU     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8uDl7mLcK3Y Flash floods can occur within a few minutes or hours of excessive rainfall, a dam or levee failure, or a sudden release of water held by an ice jam. Flash floods often have a dangerous wall of roaring water carrying rocks, mud and other debris. Overland flooding, the most common type of flooding event, typically occurs when waterways such as rivers or streams overflow their banks as a result of rainwater or a possible levee breach and cause flooding in surrounding areas. It can also occur when rainfall or snowmelt exceeds the capacity of underground pipes, or exceeds...

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Living in a developed nation, we depend upon electricity for everything–from breakfast to bedtime and recharging our devices while we sleep. Yet, power outages in the United States have been on the rise for more than a decade.  At this point, the United States “experiences more electric outages than any other developed nation,” according to a report from the non-profit Pew Charitable Trusts. Here’s a look at why, and what to do about it. Brownouts and Blackouts Outages cost an average of about $18 billion to $33 billion per year in the United States. Power outage estimates also may not...

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