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Know When to Stay Put & When to Run in a Disaster

Posted: 2nd August 2013 by Michael Levanduski in Buggin In, Buggin Out

When any type of disaster strikes it is essential to quickly decide whether you will stay where you are, or attempt to flee to a safer location.  There are dozens of factors which should go into making this type of decision, and it can often mean the difference between life and death.  Taking the time to think about and prepare for different situations will not only help you to make a better decision when the time comes, but also ensure you know what to do when either decision is made. How to Decide Disasters can strike at any moment, and it is important to be able to decide whether you should stay in your home to ride it out, or […]

Staying Put

Posted: 17th March 2013 by admin in Buggin In
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Sheltering In Place (Bugging In) Decisions have to be made and quickly. Before you can decide however, you need to know the extent of the disaster. Is there an immediate threat such as chemicals and other toxins in the air in other words is the disaster itself an immediate threat. This is information you need to know. Use logic, your home is a shelter and gathering everyone up and running for the hills may not be the best answer in every situation. You have to be honest with yourself as well, do you have the skills and knowledge to survive in the wilderness. Bugging out means you evacuate to a remote area usually one that does not have any infrastructure […]

Comments Off on Survival Retreat vs. Neighborhood Survival   By Dr. Richard   Earlier this month, I posted Etienne’s guest post Seeking/Starting a Survival Retreat in Virginia / Maryland /Pennsylvania / West Virginia. Today, I had lunch with Etienne de laBoetie and another prepper here in Loudoun County. We had a long discussion about survival retreats vs neighborhood survival. Etienne is a big fan of the survival retreat concept. He previously had a retreat where he did not own the land but where he was able to store a travel trailer recreational vehicle in which he pre-positioned various preps and supplies. Unfortunately, his friend moved and sold the property.There are four major flaws in the survival retreat separate from your home concept:   1.There are significant liabilities […]