Do you live in an urban area? Then knowing some urban survival tips may mean the difference between life and death for you when SHTF.
Doomsday prepper tips usually revolve around some kind of food stockpiling or some sort of a buggin in plan. All good if you live in a rural area with plenty of room around your property to develope these preps.
The problem comes when you are living in an urban area because the aforementioned preps may not be effective at all for an urban environment.
However all is not lost if you follow these great urban survival tips that will help you survive when SHTF.
3 Urban Survival Tips For A Doomsday Prepper
#1. Plan Your Routes
Have you given any thought to how you get out of the neighborhood? In a collapse situation just getting out of your neighborhood could be a dangerous proposition. The time and routes are a very important to your success. If you are surrounded by desperation heading out with a backpack on and other resources will most certainly make you a target. Worse is returning with a full pack of resources. You do not want to be seen coming or going.
Plan your routes on the resource map. This map should have multiple routes to each location in case you happen upon people along the way. There could also be other obstructions.
#2. Hide Caches on Your Route
The cache is a powerful weapon in travel because they allow you to carry less and save room in your bag. The survival cache should be hidden along your mapped routes.
To get a better understanding of what you are trying to achieve with survival caches as well as what’s possible start the exciting hobby of geocaching (GEOCACHING.COM) today. This is basically a real-life treasure hunt based on GPS coordinates. It’s the best real life practice for understanding what survival caches are capable of
One of the practices I rarely hear mentioned in urban survival is intelligence. It hardly comes up. It would seem we are better off just staying put in our homes and cowering in terror.
Our survival radios will offer us national news and things of that nature but to really find out about what is happening at the ground level in your town or city you must get out in the streets. You can listen from a distance or explore more creative methods of getting information.
If the city has collapsed there will be ruling powers, rumors and resources. Make plans to sift out the useful intelligence.
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