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13 Prepper Websites To Follow When Everything Becomes Censored and How To Beat Censorship In The Modern Age

13 Prepper Websites To Follow When Everything Becomes Censored and How To Beat Censorship In The Modern Age

I am not number ranking these sites because that is not helpful. Some people find better info for their situation on one site while another person may get more useful…

Blacksmithing and your SHTF Career

Blacksmithing and your SHTF Career

Have you ever thought about your own personal currency in a collapse situation? While the keeping and managing of many things or the growing and storing of foods adds value…

Tsunami: History, tips for preparation, and what the future may bring us

Tsunami: History, tips for preparation, and what the future may bring us

I was born within the Pacific Ring of Fire. Where I grew up in the North Cascades, I could see volcanos from basically every room in the house. Sauk Mountain…

What’s Coming To The Prepper World In 2019

What’s Coming To The Prepper World In 2019

I don’t mean to get all Nostradamic but because of my involvement in this niche and community, I feel like my experience can be of use to the many preppers…

Some of The Best Prepping Websites, Magazines, and Podcasts

Some of The Best Prepping Websites, Magazines, and Podcasts

While we appreciate all of your readership, Backdoor Survival wants to recognize other great sites that can offer knowledge and insight into the world of prepping and survival. There are…

Surviving Flooding During and After Hurricane Florence

Surviving Flooding During and After Hurricane Florence

It is hurricane season, and so far it is lining up to be an eventful one. Florence is likely to bring flooding to a lot of areas. Figure 1. Infrared satellite…

Hurricane Tips: Prepping for Hurricane Florence in Virginia

Hurricane Tips: Prepping for Hurricane Florence in Virginia

With Hurricane Florence threatening to cause historic levels of devastation in the Carolinas, Virginia, and other parts of the mid-Atlantic, late this week into the weekend, I am currently readying…

Preparedness Lessons from Puerto Rico and Hurricane Maria

Preparedness Lessons from Puerto Rico and Hurricane Maria

Editor’s Note: This is an updated and revised edition for 2018. Poor Puerto Rico. Hurricane Maria really pummeled the island, further exacerbating their existing problems (poor infrastructure, massive debt, and an…

Cans, Caddies, and Conservation: Gas Storage and Strategies For Emergencies and Shortages

Cans, Caddies, and Conservation: Gas Storage and Strategies For Emergencies and Shortages

Storing gas is something a lot of preppers have probably thought about at some point. There are some challenges to storing gas. Finding the right can and planning out your…

Beat The Heat: Inexpensive and Fun Ways To Survive With No AC + How To Recognize Heat Stroke

Beat The Heat: Inexpensive and Fun Ways To Survive With No AC + How To Recognize Heat Stroke

When the temperature starts to rise, staying cool starts to be a more important consideration. While it is somewhat about comfort, the fact is that overheating can cause serious illness…

New Risks for Tropical Diseases like Zika and West Nile in Texas and the Whole United States

New Risks for Tropical Diseases like Zika and West Nile in Texas and the Whole United States

Early this year, a report was released about the growing risk of “Neglected Tropical Diseases” in Texas. These diseases are becoming more common, in most cases throughout the South, in…

Re-thinking School Safety

Re-thinking School Safety

A high school in Sante Fe, Texas was the scene of a mass murder recently, with at least 10 people killed and as many more wounded. A 17-year-old student has…

Reflections on Parkland: What is Courage?

Reflections on Parkland: What is Courage?

In the Parkland high school shooting in South Florida, just a few miles from my home, we saw the extremes of human fortitude in the persons of Coach Aaron Feis…

How to Prepare for Forest Fires: Fire Season and Preparing for the Worst

How to Prepare for Forest Fires: Fire Season and Preparing for the Worst

Fire season, 2017 was a devastating period for much of California. First, I am thankful to be safe. Second, in this blog, I am going to talk about fire safety…

What to Prep for This Year – The Top 5 Threats for 2018

What to Prep for This Year – The Top 5 Threats for 2018

From projected natural disasters to new terrorist concerns, the new year may have a lot in store for us. Prepping is all about being one step ahead, so get a…

What We Can Learn From the Heroes of the Las Vegas Shooting

What We Can Learn From the Heroes of the Las Vegas Shooting

In many ways, the Las Vegas shooting was not a typical active shooter incident. Yet, the brave and the prepared both adjusted to this horrific circumstance and saved many lives…