Shop Survival Bags

BE READY FOR THE UNEXPECTED

Let’s connect

Search

  • 2019 has been a year full of earthquakes, hurricanes, and wildfires that seem to continue to rage year after year without warning. Unfortunately, natural disasters are a way of life. We can constantly prepare ourselves and our homes; however, we will never be able to stop them completely. It’s important to note which disasters have caused the most damage so that

  • There are few things we love more than camping at Sustain, and a change in the weather shouldn’t halt you from enjoying your favorite hobby. While camping in the summer may seem more convenient, pitching a tent during the winter months can prove to be just as fun. At Sustain, our goal is to give you the tools you need

  • We all understand how unpredictable mother nature can be, and, at Sustain, we spend quite a bit of time stressing the importance of preparing for the worst possible scenario. Our product is equipped for these moments in mind, when you have no time to do anything but grab-and-go. But, if you find yourself in the middle of an emergency situation,

  • All thunderstorms can produce lightening, which is why we want you to know how to best prepare yourself for them both inside and outside of your home. The most important thing you can do during a storm is stay updated on the weather, either by radio or television or online. One of the most important tips we can give is to

  • When a natural disasters strike, everyone’s first priority should be to protect themselves as well as their families. Pets are an important part of your family, so ensuring that they remain safe and sound is a necessity during emergency situations. Of course, this is more difficult than watching over the rest of your family as your pet isn’t aware of

  • Tornadoes can happen unexpectedly, without warning. It’s one of the main reasons they are so feared. They have the power to destroy buildings, overturn cars, and cause debris to fly in the air. But what is a tornado? A tornado is a vortex of violent wind that rotates, creating a funnel-shaped cloud beneath large storm systems. Tornadoes can happen virtually anywhere

  • Floods can come quickly and without much warning. They are typically the result of rain, snow, storms, storm surges, and overflows of dams and other water systems. Floods can cause a range of issues: from power outages and transportation hazards to building damages and landslides. If you know you’re at risk for flooding in your area, then it’s best to always

  • Recently, excessive heat has caused more deaths than many other natural disasters. A heat wave is a prolonged period of excessive heat. This is characterized by temperatures being 10 degrees or more above average, combined with excessive humidity. If you are notified of a heat wave in your area, here are a few ways to prepare: Stay Aware | Listen

  • Wildfires not only have the ability to destroy homes but to also cause serious injury as well as death to anyone in its path. A wildfire is an unplanned fire that burns in a natural area, such as a forest, grassland, or prairie. Wildfires can be caused by humans or lightning, can even create flooding and disrupt transportation, gas, power,

  • Flooding is one of the most dangerous weather disasters because flooding has the potential to cause power outages, damage the delicate infrastructure of buildings, trigger landslides, and hamper movement. Heavy rainfall over a small period of time creates a flash flood, which occurs with little to no warning. Flooding can also occur even after the it stops raining. While it is

  • Natural disasters already present a large threat to the population’s wellbeing, but for those who have a child or multiple children with some form of medical issue natural disasters prove to be even more dangerous. For most families, last minute preparations can be sufficient to ensure safety during a natural disaster, but for those with children who have medical issues

  • Unpredictability comes hand in hand with the weather. Although there are experts who can attempt to broadcast rain and shine, no report is made with full confidence. While this is less relevant in situations involving temperature or rain, in the event of a natural disaster, knowing its general direction can save countless lives. Constantly being updated is essential but knowing

  • At Sustain Supply Co., our goal is to provide people with any and all materials they would need in the event of a disaster. All of our products are designed for these very situations, in hopes of supplying a family with the resources they need to survive a tragedy. Despite our focus being on occurrences that are few and far

  • As a result of constant change and unpredictability, we don’t always know when to expect a storm or natural disaster’s arrival and force. Tornadoes can be spawned in a matter of minutes, earthquakes are almost entirely random, hurricanes can move fluidly and largely fluctuate in power. Understanding weather phenomena is extremely difficult, even for experts in the field. As a

  • With the commencement of hurricane season along the east coast comes an underlying fear of natural disasters that have the potential to harm thousands of people. The 2018 hurricane season was muddled by devastating storms, as eight hurricanes and seven tropical cyclones had the potential to endanger many Americans on the eastern coast. Two of these hurricanes, Florence and Michael,

  • We’ve all been in bumper to bumper traffic, moving what seems to be inches at a time, whether on the way to a sporting event or just during the morning commute to work. Traffic jams are awful, they can make a thirty minute drive last hours, and create headaches for everyone involved. And that’s just what we undergo on an

  • In the face of any natural disaster or severe weather event, it is always important to have an emergency pack at the ready for when things turn sour. The most common items that come to mind are water, food, batteries, first-aid supplies, and lighting. An important item that commonly gets overlooked, is an emergency blanket, also referred to as a

  • Storm season is upon us and if history is any indication, it’s time to start game planning your disaster and relief scenarios now. As violent Tornados become more frequent in the midwest and hurricane season encroaches in the south east, making the proper preparations before the last minute is the best way to provide safety for your family in a

  • Creating your own emergency survival bag can be a bit overwhelming. How much water do you need, how many servings of food, and, since everything you own won’t fit in a back pack, what do you absolutely need to include? That’s just one of the reasons we decided on creating our award-winning survival bags. Reduce the time it takes finding

  • When you’re in the middle of a natural disaster or extreme weather scenario it can feel like you’re cut off from the world entirely. To properly assess ongoing conditions, or emergency evacuation, it’s imperative to know what is going on outside. When will the danger subside, when will rescue arrive? These questions can be extremely frightening when you aren’t sure

  • Making it through a natural disaster or emergency scenario is difficult enough to begin with, but, depending on the severity, the aftermath can turn into a nightmare. With powerlines destroyed, city infrastructures in shambles, and businesses shutdown, tasks that were nearly autonomous before might be more difficult than ever imagined. When it comes to survival one of the most dangerous things

  • We've been talking about work place safety for some time now and have highlighted the various things to look out for and to prepare for in an emergency situation while at work in effort to keep you prepared and safe at all times. It’s something we’re adamant about because we know the dangers of being caught off guard. That’s the

  • It’s no secret that we live in an imperfect world. This means the worst can happen when you least expect it, regardless of where you are or what day it is. Sustain is here to help you plan for natural disasters and emergency situations. Since natural disasters can be spontaneous, it’s best to be prepared both when you’re at home

  • Mitigation, Preparedness, Response, and Recovery are the 4 phases of emergency management that work to reduce the damage and fallout that occur after an emergency or natural disaster. This is a continuous cycle of strategic planning and action for local, state, and federal governments. The 4 phases help to fulfil emergency management responsibilities in order to properly and effectively manage

  • Natural disasters have been affecting and reshaping our planet as we know it for hundreds of years. Some of the biggest natural disasters in our history have significantly harmed or wiped out entire civilizations, such as Pompeii. Thankfully, with advancements in technology as well as learning from previous historical events, we now have a better understanding of where and how

  • Nature is often unpredictable. It is why it’s best to ask yourself ahead of time, do you have the preparations in place to protect yourself and the whole family when a disaster strikes without prior warning? Since you won’t be able take everything with you when evacuating, due to weight, storage, and time restraints, it’s important that you are equipped

  • You’re ready for anything when you prepare with Sustain. In previous blogs, we’ve evaluated the most destructive natural disasters and analyzed which geographic areas are most susceptible to certain disasters. Today we want to discuss how natural disasters can be predicted and what weather experts and analysts are doing to prepare us for the future. Since the early 2000s, weather forecasting

  • Sustain was created with the ultimate goal to simplify and streamline the preparation process, while offering high quality products & items at a price that just makes sense. We wanted to take the guesswork out of assessing family needs in emergency scenarios, while offering greater value than trying to piece together an emergency kit via retailers and super markets. That’s

  • As a Sustain reader, you probably come to us for updates, news, and more information we provide on our blog. That being said, we want to shine light on others who have great insight and knowledge when it comes to preparation and disaster. Here are our top 4 preparedness podcasts that are available on iTunes and around the web: Library at

  • We rarely are given warnings when emergencies happen. To make matters worse, emergencies don’t always happen when you’re at home with your family. Oftentimes, disasters happen when you’re at work or away from home. At Sustain, we continue to preach the importance of having a plan in place when the lights shut off and the power goes out. Being prepared

  • It seems there are more natural disasters year over year. In 2018, we saw wildfires burn thousands of acres, hurricanes tear apart communities, and earthquakes change the structure of the earth. Historically, natural disasters have wreaked havoc across the world in isolated events but the increased variance in addition to an ever-changing climate are creating what scientist call “cascading” natural

  • As a parent, your ultimate goal is making sure your family is safe. Developing an emergency game plan for you and your family to simulate before an emergency happens can help you be ready for the unexpected. This doesn’t mean you have to create a wind tunnel around your house and cut off the power. Instead, a great way to

  • There has been an increase in extreme weather and overall doomsday hysteria in recent years. The bottom line is this: the world is changing rapidly. How you prepare for these changes can be critical to how you and your family survive in the face of an emergency. Having the proper supplies ready and on hand is the first step and

  • Being prepared for anything means you have to be knowledgeable about what’s out there. At Sustain Supply Co., we take pride in ensuring our consumers are always informed and aware of the current preparation and disaster climates across the world. That being said, we aren’t shy to direct our consumers, or readers, down the right path to further broaden their

  • In a world where severe weather is a real concern, preparation and the ability to be ready for anything, is key. Our aim at Sustain was to create something that people could depend on before, during, and after a disaster. So, what exactly is included in our Sustain Supply Emergency bags? Essential2: This bag is our most economical and can Sustain two

  • At their core, natural disasters are emotions from the earth, and, similar to human emotions, they can come out of nowhere with little time to prepare or react to them. Over the past century, there have been three disasters that have caused some of the worst damage of our time. Historians and weather experts have long documented earthquakes, but, in

  • From tornados to wildfires, we’re breaking down the four main misconceptions people have when they think of common natural disasters. Tornados | Have you heard you’re supposed to seek shelter in a highway overpass or under a bridge during a tornado? Well, don’t. This is probably one of the worst places to be during a tornado. In reality, seeking shelter under

  • It’s been a busy year for natural disasters. From record breaking hurricanes in the south to devastating wildfires in the west, 2018 has been unpredictable. This year has proven that being prepared is key to survival when disaster strikes near your home. So, what were the worst disasters of 2018 and how do we prepare for 2019? Hurricane Michael landed on

  • By now we know the importance of being prepared for any and all unexpected situations. Perhaps you and your family find yourselves unable to leave your home because of unexpected flooding from a storm, or maybe you’re stranded on the side of the road because of a flat tire or dead car battery. At Sustain, we believe in being prepared for

  • It’s difficult to know when disaster will strike near your home. Though it’s possible to plan for certain disasters like hurricanes, we aren’t always given ample time to find safe ground from tornados, earthquakes, or flash floods. We shouldn’t wait for disasters to strike before we prepare, which is why Sustain wants you and your family to have a collective strategy

  • Whether it’s a hurricane, earthquake, wildfire, tornado, or flood, natural disasters displace thousands of individuals on a yearly basis. The best way you and your family can be prepared for these unexpected events is by creating a plan in advance. Below we’ve included items you may want to consider when creating your disaster checklist and adding your emergency stockpile: Liquids | Remember,

  • Whether it is hiking through Yellowstone, pitching a tent in the Smoky Mountains, or spending a few days along the shore of Lake Superior, everyone should take time now and again to get away from the daily grind and see what Mother Nature has to offer. Summer and fall are great times to hit the trail and Sustain is

  • Steve Greenberg explains the importance of being prepared before a storm hits. Steve goes over the contents included in each of the survival bags, the Comfort2, Comfort4 and Essential2. There is always a risk of losing power during or after a storm and without electricity city water pumps could be offline and you will not have water at your residence,

  • Analysis of Hurricane Harvey, which drowned Houston, confirms predictions that the storms are likely to get bigger, be more intense and last longer. Hurricane Harvey, which inundated the Houston area with up to 60 inches of rain last August, was one of the most outlandish storms ever to hit the U.S. Ironically, it crossed a Gulf of Mexico that had been

  • Buying a kit and stocking up on additional supplies is a great step toward being better prepared. But, having the stuff you might need is only part of the equation. You need to take the time to put together a practical, realistic plan for what to do if a crisis occurs. One reason a plan is important is that in a

  • When deciding what to keep on hand in the food pantry to use during emergencies, many people focus strictly upon shelf-life and calories. While we do need those calories, especially if we are performing more physical work than normal, we cannot overlook the need for proper nutrition. Don't get me wrong. During a simple power outage, there is absolutely

  • Any preparedness plan begins with water. Conventional wisdom dictates the human body can survive up to three days without water. The reality is that dehydration sets in far sooner than three days. Symptoms of mild dehydration include thirst, muscle cramps, and headache. These are things we can sometimes just work through with a little effort, though it isn't a fun time.

  • One of the primary considerations when shopping for emergency gear is budget.  Few of us are independently wealthy and therefore we need to make every dollar count.  One of the best ways to do that is to invest in quality rather than shopping strictly based on price. If you buy something that’s good quality, you’ll have to replace it far less

  • When packing your ‘Bug Out Bag’ you want to include important documents (or copies) just in case you need them after an emergency. For example, lets say that there is a high confidence forecast of a hurricane impact in your area and you have decided to leave. As you are putting ‘stuff’ in your vehicle, you realize that your home

  • The Official 2018 Bug Out Bag Checklist. See our top picks for over 100+ reviewed items! Knives, fire starters, filters, shelters, backpacks, and more… We’ve reviewed thousands of items, threw out all the junk, and kept the best. In this thorough resource you will find the gear you actually need. Having a bug out bag ready to go gives you a significant

Holiday Hours - Our Customer Service dept. will be closed from Mon, Dec 23, 2019 through Wed, Jan 1, 2020 for the Christmas and New Year’s Holidays. Please note that Fri, Dec 20, 2019 will be the last day we are capable of shipping for 2019. Any order received after 3:00pm EST on Tues, Dec 18, 2019 will be processed on Thurs, Jan 2, 2020. Our entire team wishes you and yours a happy and safe holiday season.