Take a look at some of the basic prepper supplies that you can find at a Dollar Tree store.
Not the best selection of goods to keep for long term. But, you can find a lot of inexpensive survival items in one location if you have to make a quick stop.
This type of survival shopping may work out well if you are out of town and need to bunker down out on the road. Most people will rush to the grocery store in a panic during a major disaster. A fast stop into a dollar store can yield usfull items like, rope, knives, tools, water, plastic bags, matches and plenty of canned food.
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