December 3, 2016

Money Mondays: Can a Crisis Like Venezuela’s Happen Here?

June 6, 2016 aptprepper 1

  This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com You can’t help but feel bad about the citizens of Venezuela, as they suffer under miserable economic conditions:  People waiting in lines all night and day to buy basic necessities, formerly middle class people having to hunt dogs and cats in their neighborhood for their next meal, with widespread rioting and looting. But can it happen here?  This post certainly got my attention Coming Destruction? Alan Greenspan Warns “Venezuela Under Martial Law […]

How to Choose a Survival Kit that’s Best for You

May 14, 2014 aptprepper 4

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Hurricane season starts next month (June 1 – November 30), and one of the recommended steps to prepare is to have a survival kit. You have a couple of options:  make your own OR buy a pre-assembled survival kit.  You also need to decide how much money and how much time you want to spend. Here are a couple of factors to consider: Number of people in your household Number of days you […]

Living Ready Pocket Manual: Book Review and Giveaway

January 14, 2014 aptprepper 20

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Survival Doctor James Hubbard, MD has written a new book, Living Ready Pocket Manual – First Aid: Fundamentals for Survival. This book will give you knowledge and skills to potentially save a life during an emergency or disaster.   Dr. Hubbard gives easy to follow step by step directions on what to do in such situations as: choking severe wounds bites burns dehydration hyperthermia and hypothermia poisoning broken bones and joints In high stress […]

Build your Grab and Go Binder

December 27, 2013 aptprepper 11

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com If you haven’t done is already, now is a good time to build your “grab and go binder.” This is your handy document keeper that you keep in a safe but accessible place that you can easily grab in the event of a dire emergency and you need to run out of the house. If you’ve already got one, it’s time to review and update it.  Lots of new documents may have been […]

What if Your Preps Outlive You?

June 19, 2013 aptprepper 4

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Two unrelated stories caught my attention this week, which prompted me to write this article.  One story was about a California couple who found an underground 1960s fallout shelter in their backyard and the other story was about a woman who had a baby and soon found her husband mistakenly sold a box where she had stashed her wedding ring. These stories have nothing to do with each other, but they both got […]

How to Build a Survival Cache in Case of an Emergency

December 17, 2012 aptprepper 1

The following article is a guest post by Sam Peters A survival cache is a container of items that will be useful for survival in the midst of an emergency situation. It is a good idea to build one ahead of time in case of a natural disaster or other emergency that would force you to evacuate your home or apartment. Including enough supplies for you and your family is important to ensure that everyone will be able to survive in […]