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SHTF: Urban Survival Techniques That Can Save You and Your Family

Since I am a Prepping consultant, I am often asked what is the first thing that people should do to prepare for a disaster and to learn some urban survival techniques.
I tell them one simple thing: "go camping.
" The lessons you learn from a camping trip will prepare you in three important ways for all sorts of urban survival disaster scenarios.
1) How To Get By With Less We learn quickly at a campground that we don't really have to have a wire whisk to beat our eggs before we scramble them! That's pretty obvious, but the point remains.
After a couple days in a tent, you realize how little you really need to accomplish all the daily tasks you need to get by.
2) Mental Toughness Proving to yourself that you can do just fine without your wire wisk builds your skill set, increases confidence and enhances your mental toughness.
This way, when a disaster happens, you have a lot to draw from.
I have seen grown adults thrown into a literal panic just because their power was out for a couple days, and it wasn't even winter or a heat wave.
They could have benefitted from a camping trip...
3) What Supplies You Really Need When a crisis hits and you either can't use your electric appliances due to a power outage, or you are stranded away from home, it's good to know that you can get by with a lot less.
Equally important, what if you have to evacuate your home for a few days and need to quickly make a packing list of the limited items you can fit into the car? The experience you get from a camping trip helps you make the packing list a lot more manageable.
Now that you know this, it's time to schedule a camping trip.
That way, you'll be well on your way to being prepared for a disaster in an urban environment.
In addition to that, consider what you will do if you are away from your home and supplies driving somewhere when a crisis happens.
What do you regularly have with you in your car that will help you get by?

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