Survival Scout Tips

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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A Guide to Raising Your Own Poultry

Raising your own chickens is a great way to develop your own source of protein, save money, and prepare for circumstances that limit your access to store-bought food. Learn how to get started with raising chickens.

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Wildfires and Air Filtration: How to Safely and Effectively Filter Your Air Supply

Breathing clean indoor air during a nearby wildfire is critical to staying healthy. Hazardous smoke drifts hundreds of miles over state lines. Be prepared with an air purification system should this happen again. And it will. 

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Surviving Valley Forge: 5 Takeaways for Survivalists

Not only was Valley Forge an important example of the American army’s strength and unity during the Revolution--it’s also a terrific example of what to do (and not do) in the face of brutal conditions. These lessons can still apply today when it comes to survival. 

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Learning from the Past: Haiti, Mexico City, and Alaska

Discover what happened in the Haiti, Mexico City, and Alaska earthquakes, and what you and your family should do to prepare. These hit without warning. With nearly half of Americans live in areas prone to earthquakes, it's best to have a plan. 

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