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  1. Coronavirus
    Mayor of New Orleans blames Trump for mardi gras outbreak saying Trump should have warned them. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo basically wants the entire national stockpile of ventilators for New York. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said Trump quarantining New York would have been an act of...
  2. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Hopefully now the anti-gun crowd will see how wrong they are. http://www.foxnews.com/us/2018/08/06/florida-armed-bystander-stops-gunman-at-crowded-back-to-school-event-at-park-police-say.html
  3. Florida
    The Volusia County Prepping Group has been meeting monthly since 2011. We're a preparedness education group - NOT a "survival group" or militia or anything like that. If you're interested in learning and meeting like-minded folks, please check out our web site and join us at a meeting. There are...
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Hi all, i'm new to the site and wanted to get some feedback on how to evac South Florida in case a SHTF event unfolds. In my opinion, S. Florida may be one of the most challenging evac areas in N.America due to its geography and demographic concentration. Unless you have access to a watercraft...
  5. General Discussion
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  6. Florida
    First Post in the new Florida section. Wahoooo! One of the things I've never seen many sources for here in Florida are large capacity food grade storage containers like IBC Totes and 55 gallon plastic barrels. The kind that you might use for rainwater collection or drinking water storage. So...
  7. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I had the great pleasure of recently sitting in on an one-hour session by Ken Moncrief (aka CampfireKen). This guy now specializes in outdoor survival in Florida, but has a very wide and VERY capable background. He was instrumental in developing the Navy East Coast Rescue Swimmers School and...
  8. General Discussion
    http://www.offthegridnews.com/2014/02/22/court-rules-off-the-grid-living-is-illegal/ murica Havent seen it posted yet, but I miss stuff.
  9. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I'm not sure if this is the right place to put this, if not I hope the admins will put it where it belongs. To make a long story short I'm a college student from Arizona who wants to go on a little camping trip in my new home state. The problem is, I don't know anything about camping in this...
  10. General Discussion
    And so the push to disarm FLORIDA begins..... I see signs of FLORIDA in their sights next.... While THIS absurd bill will probably never see the light of day, it signals that the mood has shifted from Florida being off limits to gun control to the introduction of legislation geard towards...
  11. New Member Introduction
    I have been lurking this site for a year. It is the best survival site on the web. I am retired US Army becoming more systematic about survival, especially being in southern Florida. I have been deployed multiple times overseas (Bosnia, Iraq & Afghanistan) to see what a major catastrophe...
  12. Events, Connections and Get togethers
    THE GENEVA PREPAREDNESS EXPO WHEN: Saturday October 20th, 2012 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM 1 WHERE: The Rural Heritage Center 101 E Main St. Geneva, FL 32732 Whether it's a hurricane or some other "event" that may disrupt your ability to go about living life "as usual", you need a plan for how...
  13. General Discussion
    Citizens has just been awarded yet ANOTHER yearly increase. This time 10.8 % If you live in Florida, you're probably aware of the yearly rate hikes by Citizens Insurance and the fact that there is little if any alternatives to that one agency. In 3 years they have raised rates nearly 30% yet...
  14. Controversial News and Alternative Politics
    and they called us zombie preppers crazy... "One man was shot to death by Miami police, and another man is fighting for his life after he was attacked and his face allegedly half eaten, by a naked man on the MacArthur Causeway off ramp, police said." thats right people, it has begun...
  15. Books, Movies & Stories
    Habitat - Prolog “Dang, Matt! At least look like you are busy!” Gills McBain whispered to his friend, Matt Ruby. It wasn’t like Gills to be nervous, but today was a special day. He was to find out if he was to be hired as one of the divers for the new underwater habitat that rich, old, slightly...
  16. New Member Introduction
    Good to see many people have their thinking cap on when it comes to the future. Former US Marine down in Florida for the winter moving around surviving from place to place, then heading back up to New York to find odd jobs for the summer. I work on boats, carpentry, and boat engine work. I was...
  17. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    Hey Florida you guys ready for Irene Any one starting to board up? What are some last minute preps for some of you? Im going out and buying some more water everything else is stocked.
  18. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Jax, FL - West Nile outbreak Dont know if this actually goes in this section but was unsure which one would be best. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Duval County Health Department now reports five people have contracted the West Nile virus, a form of encephalitis carried by mosquitoes...
  19. Health, Fitness and First Aid
    DH doesn't usually do too badly with flus and infections, but he was stuck with travel conditions this week. 3hr flights, airports, and half a week in Orlando. Currently: High (for him) fever, 100-103 Pulse running high 80s to mid 90s lying down BP above his normal, high enough that he won't...
  20. Food and water
    I live in Florida next to a canal (yeah I know) in an area where basements aren't possible due to zoning restrictions. Moving in this economy isn't an option, so I'm left having to make due with what we have. I don't have any illusions that our home will hold us over during a hard core SHTF...
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