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 Post subject: 'Bug-Out-Bags'-'Get Home Bags'-Backbacks-Duffle Bags to Grab
PostPosted: Sat Feb 27, 2010 4:41 pm 
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What About BOB?
http://afludiary.blogspot.com/2009/08/w ... t-bob.html

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Having an emergency `to go’ kit or `BOB’ is an important preparation, and could be lifesaving in an emergency.

In the vernacular, a `bug-out bag' or `BOB’ is a bag of emergency supplies, ideally kept at the ready, that one can grab on the way out the door during an emergency.

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A BOB isn't supposed to be a survival kit, but rather, is supposed to provide the essentials one might need during the first 72 hours of a forced, and sometimes unexpected, evacuation.

It should contain food, water, any essential prescription medicines, copies of important papers (ID's, insurance, important Phone #s), a first aid kit, portable radio, flashlight, extra batteries, and ideally blankets and extra clothes.

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Here is the advice from Ready.gov. They call is an Emergency Supply Kit, but the idea is the same. (Continued at link, above)


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 Post subject: Re: 'Bug-Out-Bags'-Emergency Backbacks & Duffle Bags to Grab
PostPosted: Sat Feb 27, 2010 4:45 pm 
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Inside My Bug Out Bag
http://afludiary.blogspot.com/2010/01/i ... t-bag.html

If you had to abandon your home right now, with say . . . two minutes to get out (think fire, earthquake, chemical spill, gas leak, tornado, flood . . .) could you evacuate yourself and your family – along with a few necessary items – in that space of time?



To evacuate with the bare essentials – spare clothes, copies of important ID papers, Rx Medications, 72 hours of food, a toiletry kit, and a small amount of money – with just a couple of minutes advance warning becomes a lot easier if you create a Bug Out Bag (BOB) in advance.

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While a BOB should provide for 72 hours of your family's needs, you should be prepared to stay at home, without outside assistance, for at least 2-weeks.

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While everyone’s BOB will be a little different, I thought I’d take you on a photo tour of mine today. Some of my choices, given my training and needs, might be different from yours.

You should consult the Ready.gov website for specific recommendations about what you should include in your kit.

Everything I’ve got fits into a single duffle bag.

I keep mine stocked (and checked for freshness every 6 months), and easily accessible in my home. If I had to leave on a moment’s notice, at least I’d be leaving with more than the clothes on my back. (Continued with photos, at link, above!)


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 Post subject: Re: 'Bug-Out-Bags'-Emergency Backbacks & Duffle Bags to Grab
PostPosted: Sat Feb 27, 2010 4:52 pm 
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Get a Kit
http://www.ready.gov/america/getakit/index.html

You may need to survive on your own after an emergency. This means having your own food, water, and other supplies in sufficient quantity to last for at least three days. Local officials and relief workers will be on the scene after a disaster, but they cannot reach everyone immediately. You could get help in hours, or it might take days. In addition, basic services such as electricity, gas, water, sewage treatment, and telephones may be cut off for days, or even a week or longer.

When preparing for a possible emergency situation, it's best to think first about the basics of survival: fresh water, food, clean air and warmth.

Recommended Items to Include in a Basic Emergency Supply Kit:

    * Water, one gallon of water per person per day for at least three days, for drinking and sanitation
    * Food, at least a three-day supply of non-perishable food
    * Battery-powered or hand crank radio and a NOAA Weather Radio with tone alert and extra batteries for both
    * Flashlight and extra batteries
    * First aid kit
    * Whistle to signal for help
    * Dust mask, to help filter contaminated air and plastic sheeting and duct tape to shelter-in-place
    * Moist towelettes, garbage bags and plastic ties for personal sanitation
    * Wrench or pliers to turn off utilities
    * Can opener for food (if kit contains canned food)
    * Local maps
    * Cell phone with chargers

Additional Items to Consider Adding to an Emergency Supply Kit:

    * Prescription medications and glasses
    * Infant formula and diapers
    * Pet food and extra water for your pet
    * Important family documents such as copies of insurance policies, identification and bank account records in a waterproof, portable container
    * Cash or traveler's checks and change
    * Emergency reference material such as a first aid book or information from http://www.ready.gov
    * Sleeping bag or warm blanket for each person. Consider additional bedding if you live in a cold-weather climate.
    * Complete change of clothing including a long sleeved shirt, long pants and sturdy shoes. Consider additional clothing if you live in a cold-weather climate.
    * Household chlorine bleach and medicine dropper – When diluted nine parts water to one part bleach, bleach can be used as a disinfectant. Or in an emergency, you can use it to treat water by using 16 drops of regular household liquid bleach per gallon of water. Do not use scented, color safe or bleaches with added cleaners.
    * Fire Extinguisher
    * Matches in a waterproof container
    * Feminine supplies and personal hygiene items
    * Mess kits, paper cups, plates and plastic utensils, paper towels
    * Paper and pencil
    * Books, games, puzzles or other activities for children

PDF Version of this list available here: http://www.ready.gov/america/getakit/kit-print.html

Ready America Instructional VIDEO HERE: http://www.ready.gov/america/about/_flash/movie15.html


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 Post subject: Re: 'Bug-Out-Bags'-Emergency Backbacks & Duffle Bags to Grab
PostPosted: Sat Jul 24, 2010 7:09 pm 
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Clothing in Bags

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A Common Sense Approach to Security, Safety, and Survival

An extra set of clothes, your first step in preparing!
http://www.securitywhip.com/2010/07/05/ ... preparing/

Image When you first begin to prepare you are probably like most people, completely lost. You have no plan and no idea where to start or even how to begin the process of getting prepared; the one thing you do know is, that you have this overwhelming feeling to do something. Everyone’s motivation for getting prepared is different, some are concerned about “earthquakes” for others its “The End Of The World As We Know it (TEOTWAWKI) you name the event, it doesn’t really matter, the one commonality we all have is a need to be prepared.

For guys the first thing we generally do is build a bug-out-bag, why, because its gear oriented and we love our gear, plain a simple! For women, it seems like you concentrate on food storage and food preparation. I’m not trying to be chauvinistic I’m just pointing out what seems to occur based on gender when first starting out.

One of the simplest and most overlooked things you can do to prepare for a disaster is to have an extra set clothes in your car and at work. --- continued at link, above ---


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 24, 2010 8:07 pm 
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Know the Fabrics to Make Smart Clothing Choices
http://survivalcommonsense.com/2009/12/ ... oicesfeed/

by Leon Pantenburg
Dressing to survive starts with knowing what fabrics to wear. Different fabrics have radically different properties. Choosing the wrong type, or mixing clothing of different materials, can be disastrous!

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Before buying any clothing item, read the labels and find out what the material is. Ignore fashion or what’s trendy (I know that’s hard – I have a 14-year-old daughter!), and make your purchase based on the activity and the clothing protection that will be needed.

Here are some common fabric choices: ... --- continued at link, above ---


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 16, 2011 3:27 pm 
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Get Home Bags: For Work & Car

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Get Home Bags are Essential
http://suburbanprepper.wordpress.com/20 ... essential/

Posted on August 21, 2009 by Suburban Prepper

As suburban preppers we are in our cars a lot. The suburbs were created so people could commute from the more desirable urban sprawl into the cities for employment where the cost of living was high and the living conditions were less than optimal.

So as a general rule, most of us suburbanites spend quite a bit of time in our cars. Therefore we must be prepared for the S to hit the fan while on the road. Your worst fear should be traveling along at 65 on the freeway when a bright light nearly blinds you. You car goes dead and begins to slow despite the fact that you are giving the car gas. You look around and all the other cars are drifting to a stop and suddenly realize that a nuke detonated close enough to cause an EMP pulse to disable your vehicle (which is basically a big computer these days) and you are now a “freeway refuge” stuck along with thousands of others. You are literally 30 miles (or more) from home. Your mind begins to run wild on you. Is your family OK? Is your wife at home with all the prep gear? Hopefully, but you can’t find out because the cell phones are down and any land line is jammed. Your only choice is get home as soon as possible and at all costs! Your family is depending on you. (and surely as worried about you as you are of them)

What are you going to use to get you home? Your Get Home Bag, or GHB.

What is needed in a GHB? --- continued at link, above ---


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PostPosted: Mon Dec 12, 2011 5:51 am 
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3 Things Every Bug Out Bag Needs
http://survivalcache.com/3-things-every ... bag-needs/

One “survival myth” that needs to be addressed and eliminated is the equation that web gear along with an assault pack constitute an “Emergency 72 Hour Kit” or if you have a large camping back pack then you are good for 7 days, add a large duffel bag and you can survive out to 14 days.

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Here are 3 items that are not typically found in Bug Out Bags but I see them as extremely vital to reduce weight and yet keep you prepared to meet many obstacles that you will face in a disaster. --- Copyrighted ... Continued at link, above ---


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Three Tier Survival Gear Kits
http://survivalcache.com/three-tier-survival-gear-kits/

Image One of the more popular ideas for survival gear organization is the “Three Tier Survival Gear Kit”, also known as Modular Survival Kit. This extra organization for your Bug Out Bag and EDC will help you to survive almost any situation that you encounter.

Let’s talk about modular survival kits. Once you see the advantages of organizing modularity you won’t go back to throwing all of your gear into a pocket and hoping that you have not forgotten anything, but before we get into that, let’s look at what modular means. --- Copyrighted, CONTINUED at Link, above ---


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Choosing an Urban BOB

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How to Choose an Urban Survival Bag
http://survivalcache.com/urban-survival-bag/

Image Choosing an Urban Survival Bag is a lot different than choosing your Bug Out Bag. In some ways it is easier because you probably don’t need to worry about having a MOLLE system or an internal or external frame. However, there are some things you need to consider before choosing your urban survival bag.

There are ... ---- Copyrighted. CONTINUED at LINK, above ---


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Bug Out Bag-Basic List

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Survival Gear List: The Top 50 Things You Need to Stock
http://www.diyreport.com/2014/08/10/survival-gear-list-the-top-50-things-you-need-to-stock/

Image A hundred posts could be written about each and every item you need to stock (and we’re working hard to do just that!) but sometimes you just need to know what you need to get and have it on hand without a lengthy explanation. This post is for just that situation, as we list the top 50 survival items that you need to have stockpiled for a future SHTF situation. ... CONTINUED at LINK, above ...


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