An AmCon member recounts his well running dry over the Thanksgiving holiday and shares what he learned from the experience.
Hurricanes are not just a coastal problem. Rain, wind, water and even tornadoes could happen far inland from where a hurricane or tropical storm makes landfall.
In February of last year, a series of extreme winter storms struck Southern California’s mountain communities, burying them under 106 inches of snow and stranding thousands of residents for weeks. …
As preparedness-oriented men and women, proficiency in basic medical skills should be something that we continually strive toward.
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Here are some tips to ensure your home stays cool and comfortable for you and your family when the power fails during summer.
We often spend a good amount of time planning for the perfect family vacation. But how much thought do we give to keeping our families safe while we are having fun and making memories?
Temperatures that are unreasonably hot – and that your body is unused to – can increase your risk for heat-related illnesses. Additionally, high humidity makes it harder for sweat to evaporate, and it’s the evaporation, not sweating itself, that cools the body and releases heat.
Tornadoes are widely considered as the nature’s most violent storms – carrying winds up to 300 miles per hour that can level buildings and carry cars 80 feet or more through the air.
Develop skills that you can use to earn extra money and become more self-sufficient.
Decentralized digital currencies have emerged as a disruptive force in the world of finance. Powered by blockchain technology, these digital currencies offer a unique alternative to traditional centralized financial systems.
By @JesseMogle In times of crisis, having a ready-to-go bag packed with essentials could mean the difference between survival and disaster. This bag, often referred to as a Go-Bag or …
Now is a good time to think ahead about what you would do if your home or family came under the threat of wildfire.
A good way to keep your home safe from intruders is to ask yourself these three questions: How will I deter intruders? How will I delay intruders? How will I defend myself and my family against intruders?
Unique ways to keep your home safe.
This past weekend, several AMCON members spent two days volunteering at Dark horse Lodge Combat Veterans Retreat in Springville, TN.
When disasters or traumatic events occur, we often stand by feeling helpless and unsure how to help. A less talked about aspect of dealing with a crisis is the effect on the mind and emotions.
Outdoor activities can be a lot of fun, but they also pose significant risks that are compounded by being in a remote location, far from your home, vehicle or EMS services.
Trauma is the number one cause of death for those aged 1-46. The loss of blood from injury can quickly become life threatening and often needs to be addressed before first responders arrive. Fortunately, with some basic training, those who are not medical professionals can apply some basic techniques to stop a bleed and save a life.
When sickness or injury happens, it’s almost too easy to go to the nearest ER or urgent care center. But how many times have you walked away from one of …