All posts by Desertsurvival1

  • Setting Up an Emergency Family Escape Plan

    Establishing a Successful Family Emergency Plan By Guest Contributor.  Not many families have an emergency plan in place in the event of a tornado, burglary, or other disaster. The fact is emergencies can happen at any time...

    • Posted October 12, 2014
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  • Urban Survival For Beginners

    by: DIYSurvivalLife Guest Contributor. Oct 14, 2014 During disasters there are two types of people: Those who prepared, and those who didn’t. You don’t have to be a hardcore survivalist to make it through the most common...

    • Posted October 12, 2014
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  • Emergency Communications Options.

      It’s very important to maintain communication with your family or friends during a disaster as it is your only way of knowing what’s happening and what to do next in an emergency situation. That’s why survival...

    • Posted October 12, 2014
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  • Preparing for a Pandemic.

    Pandemic Preparedness Considerations for a Pandemic Emergency Response Plan “No one is immune to fear:” such was a line in advertising for the movie Contagion, starring Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law and Kate Winslet. The movie...

    • Posted October 6, 2014
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  • Emergency Stove Review.

    Emergency Stove Review: Stove In A Can So you have been prepping for a while and have a good supply of emergency food stored, but do you have a companion emergency stove stored with your food? Even...

    • Posted October 6, 2014
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  • Top 6 Antiviral Herbs For Emergency Survival.

    Antiviral Herbs by Gabe Garms.  Are you familiar with any antiviral herbs? You’ve probably heard the terms antiviral, antibacterial and antimicrobial before and may be confused as to what each really means. Both viruses and bacteria are...

    • Posted October 6, 2014
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  • Best Survival Backpack Gear for Bugging Out.

    Best Survival Backpack Gear For When You Know The Electricity Isn’t Coming Back On   by DIYSL Guest Contributor October 6, 2014 It doesn’t matter why you want to be prepared, or what you’re preparing for. Maybe...

    • Posted October 6, 2014
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  • What is Your Outdoor Knife Choice?

    How Much Knife Do You Really Need in the Great Outdoors? by DIYSL Guest Contributor October 6, 2014 One of the questions that I get asked over and over again is; “what’s a good knife for backpacking?” My typical...

    • Posted October 6, 2014
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  • Survival Camping
    Camping 101

    The Handy Dandy Backpacking Checklist for Summer Adventures by DIYSL Team July 10, 2014 Do you feel like going backpacking this summer, but haven’t streamlined the packing and planning process? Today I’m sharing the checklist I use for backpacking with...

    • Posted October 6, 2014
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  • Concealed Carry.

    Understanding Concealed Carry Loadouts and Equipping for Any Threat Condition by DIYSL July 8, 2014 Do you have a default gear list of items you always carry? Is there a benefit for changing up your daily concealed carry equipment selection?...

    • Posted October 6, 2014
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