December 2, 2016

How to Avoid Losing Everything in a Disaster

June 8, 2015 aptprepper 3

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com In the aftermath of the recent historic flooding in Houston, we saw a few neighbors hauling out all their furniture, carpets and other belongings that were drenched by floodwaters.  Some families are even worse off as entire homes were engulfed and carried off in the floods. Preppers try to be ready for emergencies whether foreseeable or not, but there are always inherent risks to everything.  If you store your preps in your home, […]

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 […]

Clothing for Hard Times

November 19, 2012 aptprepper 7

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I received a great email from reader Linda who brought up an important aspect of preparedness:  clothing.  If there is some kind of large scale collapse, manufacturing and shipping may be interrupted, and clothes will be come scarce. During the Great Depression, many people could not afford store bought clothes and therefore had to make their own.  Many had to trade items for materials or cloth, or used burlap sacks that chicken feed […]