GUNS, GUNS, GUNS! Do we really have to tell you why guns are important for surviving a SHTF situation? Hopefully not. The only difficult question to answer is what kind of guns should you get? Well fortunately we’ve done the work for you and narrowed it down to 5 firearms that cover all the needs you would have in an urban survival situation.
Many experts believe that an urban environment is the worst place to be when a disaster hits and rightfully so, but many of us have no choice but to stay in the city. The majority of people don’t have wilderness retreats for when shit hits the fan. Most people will be stuck in a city with a million other people all fighting for survival. Despite the problems that will arise, there are solutions. Continue reading
There is a war on our constitutional rights, and unless you stand and up and fight for our freedoms, we are doomed to slavery. It’s our duty as Americans to protect this country from a tyrannical government.
Having a good understanding of tactical hand signals amongst your urban survival group will be a force multiplier when SHTF. Being able to communicate silently amongst each other will be critical to staying alive and taking out the enemy. Share this information with other members in your group and set a due date to have these tactical hand signals memorized. Once everyone in your group have these signals memorized it’s important that you go out and train/practice these until they’ve become internal/automatic. It will only require a few hours to memorize so you have no excuse to not study these, they could save a life one day. Add this to your list of urban survival skills you need to develop, you’ll be glad you did.
Even if you’re an advanced prepper, it’s very likely that there’s something you’re forgetting to stockpile. Post SHTF that item you forgot to get could mean life or death… or just cause a lot of misery. The whole purpose of having a stockpile of barter items is that you’ll be able to acquire that missing item through trade post SHTF if need be. Not only will the items below be useful for your own survival, but they’ll be items that will quickly disappear from the shelves of stores everywhere and so people will be in need of them. Some of these items can be expensive so be sure to only purchase these items while they’re on sale or you find a good deal on them.
YouTube has become the most powerful free resource for information ever in the history of humanity. Everything anyone would ever need to know could be found of YouTube. Every urban Survivalist should be using it to learn and expand their skill set. We at Urban Survivalist Network have compiled a list of the top 7 urban survival related YouTube channels to make your search for prepping information easier. Subscribe to their channels and join the community, it’s a great resources.
As the coming collapse approaches, violence and crime will skyrocket throughout society, regardless of how affluent your community may be. As people become more and more desperate they’ll go to further lengths to acquire what they need to survive, even if that means hurting others. It’s human nature and there’s not much that can be done to change that. One thing we can do though to better survive in the coming violent world is too become proficient in combat which includes: knife fighting, firearms proficiency, unarmed combat, primitive weapon use and basic squad tactics. This article will cover the most efficient tactics for unarmed combat.
If you’re thinking of growing your own food, you better know what you’re doing. Farming is a skill set that’s quickly being lost and forgotten with the new generation, and it’s more important then ever to learn it now! Peak oil, resource depletion and the collapse of society is coming right around the bend and if you’re not growing your own food now, you’ll be multiplying the amount of suffering you and your family will experience when SHTF. Luckily it’s not too late, and we have a great product for you, that will give you a great introduction to growing your own food.
During and after the collapse of American; looting or scavenging will be a common occurrence, as people will do what ever it takes to survive. While there is a very strong stigma attached to the form of opportunistic looting that occurs as a result of a disaster, you may find yourself in the position of needing to scavenge in order to feed your family and survive.
Here’s an urban survival infographic covering all the basics that you and your family should know prior to when SHTF. Understanding and following these basic principles will greatly improve your chances of survival.