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Emergency Packs

If a natural or man-made disaster happened tomorrow and you had to evacuate your home, would you know the appropriate items to bring with you? Make sure you're prepared with this Emergency Packing Checklist.

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from instructables.com

DIY MREs.....a tutorial...

Do It Yourself MRE's for your 72 hour kits / bug out bags (Meals ready to eat)

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from Crazy Organized

Top 10 Trunk Essentials to Always Have in Your Trunk

Top 10 things everyone should have in their trunks. You'll use these more than you think! trunk essentials, car, truck, emergency, packing, etc!

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from Double the Batch

How to Make 72 Hour Kits for Families

Wanna sleep a little better at night? NOW is the time to get your family prepared! I'm so glad we finally got this done! Making 72 hour kits for the whole family was really not as hard as I thought it would be!

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from One Good Thing by Jillee

Make Your Own Shapeable Ice Pack

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from REI

SOL Emergency Bivy

Minimal shelter to carry in the day pack in case a day hike unintentionally becomes an overnighter~ $16. Reflects up to 90% of your body's heat back to you. Bright orange exterior is easy to spot, even in bad weather. Measures 84 in. x 36 in. and is sized to shelter 1 adult. Waterproof, windproof material is seam taped for complete protection from the elements. Made in the USA. THIS GOT GREAT REVIEWS.

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from How Does She

72 hour kits for kids

Emergency Backpacks....read this. It is slightly amusing, but mostly just interesting...what kind of emergency is even being anticipated? I feel like the only way i would ever be this paranoid about needing to be prepared for an emergency is if I were running from the law or in the witness protection program...

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from Attainable Sustainable

How to make your own desiccant packs to keep your bulk dry goods fresh

Buying food in bulk is a great way to save money and to stock up on food for emergency preparation. Silica gel desiccant packs are a great way to preserve the quality of that investment. Great way to keep your preps fresh, too! Here's how to make your own.

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Great description of essentials for 72-hour kits. I like the idea of the calorie bars with 5 year shelf life.

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