Urban Survival Guide – How to Survive a Drought

How to Collect Water During a Drought

A drought by definition is a period of time ranging anywhere from several months to several years in which an area experiences a deficiency in its water supply. Nearly every part of the US will go through periods of reduced rainfall but droughts are increasing worldwide and becoming more common. By having a better understand of the types of damage a drought can cause, we can better prepare and make plans to counter the disaster situations created by droughts.

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How to Survive Common Environmental Injuries

Dealing With Environmental Injuries

The following conditions are common medical issues that people face after a disaster. It’s important that if you want to survive these easily treatable conditions that you get at least a basic understanding of the symptoms and know how to treat them. Keep in mind that we are not doctors and following the advice given is done at your own risk. These methods have worked for others though and are common treatments in many parts of the world (especially where/when modern medicine isn’t readily available.

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The SAS+ SECURITY HANDBOOK – the ultimate guide to keeping yourself safe at home and overseas

The security tricks and techniques of the SAS are revealed in an essential new book that will help readers to stay safe – wherever and whoever they are. The SAS+ Security Handbook is a must-read, packed with survival advice that is practical, simple to implement and could save your life.

 

Written by renowned ex-SAS security expert Andrew Kain, this 230-page handbook (available as both a paperback and digital download) provides the most reliable, authoritative and respected security information on the market.

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Urban Survival Guide – How to Survive a Winter Storm and Extreme Cold

Surviving an Extreme Winter

The extremes of winter weather can vary wildly as you traverse the different regions of America, and it is therefore always important to have a winter urban survival kit and plan handy for emergencies.  Depending on where you live, the variations can range from moderate snow for a few short hours to very intense blizzards that leave you completely isolated for days on end.

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A Modern Famine? It’s Closer Than You Think

Wait… a famine? Yes. And the threat is much more real than you would have imagined. The idea of a worldwide famine in these modern times may at first seem far-fetched but the truth I’m about to share will change your mind of that forever. You don’t need to go farther than the pages of recent history for ABSOLUTE PROOF that a debilitating food shortage is not only likely, but may in fact be just around the corner.

 

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What is the Best SHTF Rifle?

What rifle should I get?

We at the Urban Survival Network have to come to an unanimous decision regarding this question, the best rifle for when SHTF is the Smith & Wesson M&P AR15 Sport. With the average price at about $900 you’ll get the biggest bang for your buck with this rifle. In terms of performance, there are better rifles on the market but we’ve gone with this SHTF rifle for the following 5 reasons:

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When SHTF, How Long can you Survive Without Food?

How to Survive Rising Food Prices

Science has not arrived at any exact formula, but experience has taught a good deal regarding the length of time a person can last without food. That length of time is dependent on a number of variables, as follows:

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