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How Do I Build an Emergency Survival Bag for Under $100?

Lots of people call emergency survival kits “bug-out bags,” which is a military reference to getting out of somewhere fast. They’re popular with preppers, but even the federal government recommends that everybody should pack one in case of natural or human-caused disaster. It’s also handy to have one in the back of your car if you get stuck or end up spending the night somewhere unexpected. The supplies in the bag are intended to help keep you safe and alive for 72 hours.

I’ve written about bug-out bags before, but I wanted to try building one for less than $100. To find out if that’s possible, I called Mark Puhaly and Joel Forge, the founders of the website Survival Cache who were featured on National Geographic’s Apocalypse 101 television show. Here are their top suggestions.

Read more at Outside Online

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