Survival Scout Tips

Survival Fishing Part 4

In this fourth and final installment of our fishing-focused series, you’ll learn how to store, clean, and prepare fish to eat. It’s a skill we should all have.

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5 Ways to Purify Drinking Water in the Event of an Emergency

Will you be able to purify drinking water in the event of an emergency? Keep reading to make sure you know how to prepare while there is time. 

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Planned Power Outages: What You Need to Know

Power company PG&E recently announced planned electric grid outages in parts of California. Learn more about how to prepare for these kinds of intentional losses of power.

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Near-Earth Objects: What Every American Needs to Know

While it may be rare, the threat of an impact from asteroids, comets, and meteorites is possible. It’s happened before. Learn how to prepare and what to expect.

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The Risks on the Wasatch Front

With recent quake activity in Utah and Colorado, it’s important to learn about the risks associated with the Wasatch Front and how it can apply to other areas of the country as well. 

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Stranded: 3 Epic Stories of Survival

Getting stranded can happen to anyone. Perhaps it’s taking a wrong turn in a snowstorm and getting stuck alongside the road. Or falling and injuring yourself while hiking solo on a vacation in the mountains. When it happens, no one wants to be caught unprepared without the knowledge and tools for survival. 

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1,425 Days: Survival Lessons from Bosnia

Imagine no water, electricity, and supplies for 1,425 days. It happened recently. And we're not talking about Venezuela here. Let’s revisit what happened during the Bosnian war, and discover valuable survival tips we should learn from along the way. 

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Lessons from Nebraska to Tennessee: Tips to Survive Flooding Fallout

A bomb cyclone, torrential rains and historic flooding effect more than farm fields and homes--learn more about how to prepare for the worst-case scenario that’s brewing through the heart of the United States. 

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Living Through the Venezuelan Blackout: One Resident’s Account

The recent blackout across Venezuela, with continuing rolling blackouts, is the largest the country ever experienced. Read one individual’s shocking account of how she and her family endured to survive with no electricity.

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Surviving Venezuela: Lessons from a Country in Crisis

Most of Venezuela went without power for about a week. Learn more about what ordinary citizens there did to survive, and learn how to prepare for a similar disaster here in the U.S. 

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