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Urban Survival Guide – How to Survive 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

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

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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What is the Best SHTF Rifle?

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?

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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