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  1. Off Topic Lounge
    Though we have not made a deliberate survival plan, we routinely maintain a lot of extra food and household supplies. Often, a neighbor or two will "borrow" something, which we gladly give. We are an elderly couple with a very large family living in the neighborhood. If there should be a...
  2. Urban Survival
    I have this kit in the get-home bag (GHB) in the back of my car, but it's possible that I can't get back to my car in the event of an earthquake or other. My work backpack has several EDC items, but no small medical kit. Recommendations?
  3. Site Help and Suggestions
    Hi all, I need to have my account name changed or have my account deleted along with all posts related. This is for important reasons. How can I get this done? Thanks!
  4. Health, Fitness and First Aid
    Good afternoon! I'm looking for a book or two. I need guidance on building a proper first aid kit supply-wise (knowing that the supplies will be of little use if I don't have the skill), and first aid knowledge that would be good to have in a book in my BOB. I would love to hear opinions from...
  5. Health, Fitness and First Aid
    After using Betadine and Sulfa on deep-tissue wounds on horses, I've become convinced it's just about a cure-all for keeping wounds clean and allowing them to heal from the inside-out. I used Betadine straight from a (very outdated) bottle for twice-daily cleaning of a five-inch-deep abscess...
  6. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    In light of the past weeks several natural disasters I got to wondering if there was a point where FEMA, Red Cross and any other disaster assistance agencies will have reached a maximum capicity for their ability to aid? I think there must be, and I expect it might be closely approaching, i.e...
  7. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Call me slow but since when did medical kits have expiry dates!? I opened a FAK today to find anti bacterial wipes, hand wipes and mosquito bite wipes had passed thier "expiry date" Anyone shed any light onto this ?? :confused:
  8. Off Topic Lounge
    Haiti 7.0 Earthquake was only 6.2 miles below the earth's surface. Haiti does have a network of support workers for disaster relief, but getting support to them will be difficult.
  9. Reviews & Questions For Vendors Amazon's got it too but it costs a little more.
  10. Health, Fitness and First Aid
    Hey everyone, just a quick word. I'm about to buy a Johnson & Johnson first aid kit, the basic one, or the deluxe one. But does anybody know anything about the deluxe one? The basic one has 170 pieces, and I heard the deluxe contains 200 pieces. We have the 170 piece in our house, and to me...
  11. Health, Fitness and First Aid
    Tick Removal With Tweezers Every field first aid kit should have a pair of fine pointed tweezers. These special tweezers serve a dual purpose roll - they are good for removing small splinters and for tick removal. It is very important that the tick not be crushed while being removed. If the...
  12. Health, Fitness and First Aid
    While running a fever, at what point does brain damage occur?
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