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A little known survival aid is the Dakota Fire Hole. It is easy to construct & has many advantages. It is initially more labor intensive than simply building a surface fire, however the outlay in energy required to make a Dakota fire hole is more than offset by its efficient consumption of fuel; it greatly reduces the amount of firewood required to cook meals, treat water to destroy pathogens, or warm your body. It creates a stable platform that's convenient to cook over & is easy to conceal.
Converting a regular toilet to emergency toilet. Shut off water. Flush water out of bowl. Line bowl with 13 gal. plastic bag. Duct tape edges. Tape handle to prevent accidental flush. You can add a few cups of kitty litter to the bag or simply pour some bleach in the bottom of it. Have twist ties handy for daily disposal. Cover entire toilet with a 30 gal bag to control odor.
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Bug-Out Bag, GOOD (Get Out Of Dodge) bag, 72 Hour Kit, Go Bag, Battle Box… These are all names for roughly the same thing. A Bug-Out Bag is a densely-packed portable container purchased or created to provide individual mobile support in case of emergency. In a SHTF event, a Bug-Out Bag might well be the difference between life and death.
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