Best Portable Solar Power Bank for Backup and Emergencies

phone charging via solar charger

After shelter, water and food, emergency power may be your next priority in a disaster situation. Granted, cell towers often go down when disaster strikes, but if they’re still standing, you’re likely to be using your phone a lot to check in with family and friends and gather intel on the situation. And that means … Read more

7 Best Hand Crank Flashlights for Emergency Use

Hand crank torches

You’ve got lots of lighting options for bugging out or hunkering down at home to ride out an emergency. Each type of light has pros and cons, but a hand-cranked device is the only option that requires no external power. If you’re in a dark cave with no batteries to hand, you’ll still be able … Read more

Get Enlightened: 11 Best Rechargeable Headlamps

Rechargeable headlamps

Headlamps are light, cheap and don’t take up much space in your Bug Out Bag. It’s worth investing in a couple to keep at home, in your car and in your emergency bag.They’re essential for power outages and survival situations, enabling you to see in the dark while keeping your hands free to light a … Read more