In any dangerous situation, the last thing you want to do is stand out from the crowd. Attackers, thieves, and other people who would do you harm need little reason to target a person, and often the only reason behind who they target is that the person stood out to them. Instead of being the […]
If a major disaster strikes your town, the disaster itself won’t be the only threat to your safety. You’ll also have to beware of two types of people: those without food or supplies who are desperate enough to rob anybody, and criminals who are taking advantage of the lack of law enforcement. That’s why situational […]
I recently wrote about 20 skills you can trade after the SHTF, but this time I want to focus on urban survival skills. If you live in the city, these skills could literally save your life during the next major disaster. This is not meant to be a comprehensive list, and the skills aren’t in […]
8 Threats To Beware Of If You Live In The City Urban survival is a popular topic among preppers, probably because most of them–despite dreams of a homestead in the country–live in big cities so they can get to work in a reasonable amount of time. I’d like to tell these people that the city …
We’re in that strange part of the year where some days are nice and some days are too cold. If it’s a nice weekend where you live, you should get outside and practice some prepper skills. But even if it isn’t a nice weekend, there are plenty of skills you can practice indoors. One of […]
I found an article with a great overview of urban survival skills. What makes it interesting is that it looks at urban survival from three different perspectives: The Stockpiler, The MacGyver, and The Survivalist. For example, when it comes to food: the stockpiler needs to store food, the Macgyver needs to know how to cook […]
What can you learn from homeless people? Lots of things! Especially if you’re interested in learning street smarts. There are a number of scenarios in which you would have to abandon your home and/or vehicle and bug out on foot. If you’re in the city when this happens, […]
If you’re living in the city during a disaster, the last thing you want to do is draw attention to yourself. Whether it’s a short-term disaster like a hurricane or a long-term disaster like an economic crisis, you can expect crime to be very high. Police will be […]
6 Street Smart Skills You Need In An Urban Disaster Prepping is much more than gathering supplies. What if your home (or wherever you keep your supplies) is destroyed? What if a disaster happens while you’re away from home and you’re unable to get back? What if by the time you get there your home …
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Happy New Year, everyone! Let’s kick it off with a series of videos full of urban survival tips. This series was created by Reality Survival. When I first discovered it there were only 10 videos, but since then he’s added 3 more videos in just a few weeks […]
When in an urban survival scenario, many overlook the many possibilities of having to deal with stress. Not knowing how to deal with stress can mean the difference between life or death.
Weather you are in an urban survival crisis or a wilderness survival scenario, here is video produced in 1961 by the US Air Force that deals with survival stress. The information is 33 years old, but the information is still true and valid to this day.
Watch, learn and enjoy a movie from the retro era.