Our good friends at The American Preppers Network have great info for preppers new & old! This article was recently featured on their blog. Enjoy! This one goes out to the newbies. When a newbie finds themselves on a survival or prepping site, they will often come across detailed and complex articles on a very […]
The following blogpost was featured on ModernSurvivalOnline by our good friend John Rourke. Good info on prepping & blackouts. Power outages can be caused by a wide variety of sources including general utility problems, winter storms, lightening strikes, wind storms as well as grid overload. There are numerous other causes but for the purpose of […]
Ever wonder about why we use the term “generic” with the blue Sport Berkey water filtration bottles that we sell? If you have, you’re not the only one. With increasing interest in water filtration and purification, we have noticed more people are asking if the Generic Sport Berkey is an authentic Berkey product. Here’s the […]
Our creative buddy SNOMan has a cool video where he covers a project called the “Emergency Tool Kit. Check it out and let us know what you thought! Enjoy! – TBG Read the original article HERE.
Search & Rescue (SAR) Part 2b/3: Physical Search Now that you’ve created the checklist, complete with initial assessments, plans, and resources, you are ready to begin the Search aspect of SAR. It will be imperative to recall that Search can be broken down into two processes: Search techniques adapted to the scene […]
Search & Rescue Size-up Checklist Gather Facts The following are common questions that many CERT field handbooks suggest as you consider your SAR deployment: How will the time of day/day of the week/weather affect your SAR efforts? Do you know the type of structure(s) you are dealing with & their construction? Determine if the structures […]
This week’s CERT training gave me some experience in the fundamentals of Search-And-Rescue or SAR. In learning the fundamentals of searching for the victims of a disastrous or catastrophic event, the principle of personal safety first must be exercised! Personal safety is an on-going process, not a static event. Such considerations must be implemented before, […]