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The Informed Urban Prepper — 5 Simple Steps For Foolproof Bugging Out

5 Simple Steps For Foolproof Bugging Out

Posted by Mike Quam on

5 Simple Steps For Foolproof Bugging Out - Bug Out Plan, PLANNING

Having a bug out plan is supposed to be a normal part of preparedness. But in reality, many of us lack an adequate bug out plan.

We may have some vague idea of what to do and may even have a bug out bag that’s somewhat packed. But that’s a long way from having a full bug-out plan in place.

But what are we going to do, if we find ourselves caught in a situation where we suddenly have to bug out? Hurricanes, floods, tsunamis, forest fires and a host of other situations can put us in the position of suddenly having to put a non-existent bug out plan into effect. As I look back over the last few years, I see this happening over and over again. The Oroville Dam in California; Hurricane Harvey flooding the Southeast part of Houston, even the tsunami that hit Japan in 2011. In each of these cases, thousands of people suddenly had to evacuate, without being ready.

Granted, you and I are in that small group of people who are supposedly ready. But as I already said, many times we are not. So, if such a thing were to happen in our neighborhood, many of us are going to find ourselves in trouble, as we won’t really be sure what to do.

Okay, so what should we do if that happens? Let’s walk through this and see how we could handle an emergency evacuation, whether ordered by the government or just because we see the need ourselves.

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