Emergency PreparednessEssential Modern Survival Kit

Essential Modern Survival Kit

This insightful elements for creating an Essential Modern Survival Kit encourages each of us to take the time to gather emergency preparedness supplies in case of a disaster.

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Here are some additional items you will find very useful when you need them the most:

A quality Survival Knife (Buy Here – http://amzn.to/1pHMyid)

550 Paracord Cordage ( Buy Here- http://amzn.to/1sCKS86)

Small home cash reserve (varies based on income/expenses, at least 1 -3 months worth of all expenses if possible)

Emergency wallet cash (small bills, usually no more than $100)

A hatchet for splitting wood ( Buy Here – http://amzn.to/1nDP5oZ)

At least two flashlights, one battery powered and one powered by hand crank or other long-term method ( Buy Here – http://amzn.to/1vSsOsM)

Walkie-talkies ( Buy Here – http://amzn.to/XTCTKZ )

Hand-cranked or solar radio ( Buy Here – http://amzn.to/1pHOirU)

Journal/notebook for recording information

Basic tools (hammer, prybar, screwdrivers, etc.)
Simple repair and construction materials (screws, nails)

A tough pair of gloves

Coveralls or tough clothing for rough situations

A quality spare tire

Car maintenance kit (an extra oil filter, set of spark plugs, bottle of oil, bottle of coolant, headlight bulb)

Car window breaker/seatbelt cutter (Buy Here – http://amzn.to/1qLnUcF )

Temporary tire repair foam

A well-stocked first-aid kit ( Buy Here –

Spare glasses/contacts

As many of your needed prescriptions as you can legally purchase

Hygienic wipes (for washing without water)

Feminine hygiene products (for intended use and to soak up blood from wounds)

Homemade or store bought gravity shower ( Buy Here – http://amzn.to/1pHNX8t)

Powdered bleach (lasts longer than liquid) – Pool Shock (Read Here)

Trowel to dig holes for latrine

A medical information card

A concealable handgun

A rifle appropriate for short-mid range combat

A rifle appropriate for long-range shots

Extra magazines for all weapons

A compass

Topographic maps

Roadmaps with bugout routes carefully marked

A water filter

Canteen/portable water bottle

Water quality test kit ( Buy Here – http://amzn.to/1C3Y4th )

A portable water filter – Lifestraw ( Buy Here – http://amzn.to/1lfZaNh )

Toilet paper

A reusable alternative to toilet paper (family cloth, bidet etc) (Buy Here – http://amzn.to/VOfmJT )

Legal documents including a will, deed to home/rental agreement etc – (Read Here)

Fire box for most valuable papers, a cash reserve, and so on

Basic 72-hour kit, including food, water, and essential medicines (Read Here)

Essential long-term grains and dry goods (rice, wheat, beans) – Food Storage

Preserved vegetables and fruits (dehydrated, freeze-dried, canned etc)

Comfort foods that are high in sugar (candy, cookies)

Portable and durable foods (granola bars, hard biscuits).

Water flavoring mixes (Tang, Kool-Aid or dried powered fruit)

Grain mill to grind wheat, rice, nuts etc ( Buy Here – http://amzn.to/XTEnow )

Solar oven to cook bread and other goods ( Read Here )

Resource books to use all the goods, tools, and resources you’ve amassed

Education – so you can be a competent prepper willing to use all of the stuff you have stocked!

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Melissa Francis
Melissa Francis
Greetings! I'm Melissa Francis, the founder and primary contributor to The Homestead Survival. With over 20 years of experience in homesteading, sustainability, and emergency preparedness, I've dedicated my life to helping others achieve a simpler, more self-reliant lifestyle.

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