February 20, 2020
Defense

First-Time Gun Owner? Here are the Safety Essentials

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Written by Travis Noonan We’ve covered topics like personal defense in the past and naturally, that includes firearm ownership and use. While no prepper wants to take a life, the possibility of having to use lethal force in self-defense is something any prepper should prepare for. Making that decision and being on the right side of the law (and your own conscience) means being a safe, well-trained gun owner. If you’re purchasing a firearm for the first time, mastering the […]

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Defense

First-Time Gun Owner? Here are the Safety Essentials

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Written by Travis Noonan We’ve covered topics like personal defense in the past and naturally, that includes firearm ownership and use. While no prepper wants to take a life, the possibility of having to use lethal force in self-defense is something any prepper should prepare for. Making that decision and being on the right side of the law (and your own conscience) means being a safe, well-trained gun owner. If you’re purchasing a firearm for the first time, mastering the […]

Emergency Preparedness

What You Need to Know about the Wuhan Coronavirus

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(Editor’s note: As of this writing, a tourist visiting Hawaii was later diagnosed with coronavirus after he left the islands. One resident has been contacted and has self-quarantined. Everyday, new information is revealed about the Wuhan coronavirus, and it changes over time. Here’s what’s known today. We urge you to do your own research for the most up to date information. ) What You Need to Know about the Wuhan Coronavirus Written by Ron Brown © 2020 What’s the Correct […]

Emergency Preparedness

How to Limit Your Exposure to Colds, Flu and Coronavirus

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(Full disclosure: This article has affiliate links. This means that if you purchase via a link, I may receive a small percentage. This doesn’t cost you anything extra but helps the blog out. Of course it is always your choice if you want to click through any of my links.) This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com A lot of people are concerned about minimizing their risks of catching germs from colds, flus and possibly the Wuhan coronavirus. As someone […]

Emergency Preparedness

Assemble your Pet Emergency Kit

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(Full disclosure: This article has affiliate links. This means that if you purchase via a link, I may receive a small percentage. This doesn’t cost you anything extra but helps the blog out. Of course it is always your choice if you want to click through any of my links.) This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com In the event of an emergency, your pets will continue to rely on you for care and feeding.  The day before a hurricane […]

Cleaning

Items You Need to Disinfect Frequently but Often Forget

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This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I am just getting over a severe cough which I would hate to catch all over again. It seems the entire family has been sick on and off since before the New Year and we are just anxious to get passed this trying time. With all the fear of germs going around, flu, colds and now the emergence of the coronavirus, we need to think about disinfecting surfaces and frequently used items. I […]

Emergency Preparedness

The Chinese Wuhan Virus: Lessons from the Spanish Flu Pandemic of 1918

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  Guest Essay Written by Ron Brown © 2020 We all remember 9/11 with planes flying into the World Trade Center. After all, some 3,000 people died that day. How could we forget? In contrast, we have collective amnesia about the worldwide 1918 Spanish flu pandemic. 102 years ago, in October 1918 — the peak month for Spanish flu that year — some 6,000 people died in the U.S. . . . every day . . . for the entire […]

Emergency Preparedness

What to Do with Refrigerated Foods After a Power Outage

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Right before Christmas, some of my relatives lost electricity when the wind knocked out their neighborhood’s power lines. They spent a cold night at home and were worried they would lose all the holiday food in their fridge. A power outage can occur at any time – heavy thunderstorms, heat wave when the power grid is stretched thin, local electrical repairs, hurricanes, earthquakes etc. A lot of people wonder what to do with the food in the refrigerator when electricity […]

Emergency Preparedness

Can You Avoid the Coronavirus?

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We are all watching the developments regarding the new coronavirus from China. Every time I check, the statistics change, with more new infections and number of deaths. It has also been found in more countries since I last wrote about it. People are concerned about how you can potentially avoid catching it. So let’s discuss the question that is on everyone’s minds. Can you avoid the coronavirus? […]

Emergency Preparedness

Would You Eat Crickets?

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As I was paying for gas the other day, I noticed the items being sold near the check register included “chili-flavored crickets.” They looked like actual crickets covered in seasonings. I wasn’t ready to buy one but it made me think about crickets as survival food. Why consider crickets as food? From what I understand, 80% of the world eats some kind of insects. In the U.S. we tend to shy away from eating insects but they are supposed to […]

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