June 6, 2020

Storm Cristobal is Approaching the Gulf States and Shelves are Emptying Out

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com As I mentioned in my recent article, this year’s hurricane season promises to be “higher than average” and sure enough tropical storm Cristobal is approaching the Gulf States. According to the National Hurricane Center of the NOAA: 1. There is a danger of life-threatening storm surge outside of the Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System from the Mouth of the Mississippi River to Ocean Springs, Mississippi, and a Storm Surge Warning is […]

10 Things to Know About Bugging In

Written by Bryan Lynch Already, the year 2020 has shown us several reasons why one would “bug in” or shelter in place. More people than ever have probably had to experience this to some degree in just the last few months. From that experience I think we can all agree that sheltering in place might not be as easy as previously thought. There are many factors that go into successfully staying in one location. For this article I created a […]

How to Prepare for the 2020 Hurricane Season in a Pandemic

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com The 2020 hurricane season officially starts today, June 1st and runs until November 30th.  This year presents additional challenges as the hurricane season comes while the coronavirus pandemic is rampant. Prediction for hurricane season 2020 The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts a higher than average hurricane season: 13 to 19 named storms (winds of 39 mph or higher), of which 6 to 10 could become hurricanes (winds of 74 mph or […]

How Do You Prepare for Riots and Civil Unrest?

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com No doubt you have been seeing that riots have been happening across many cities across the country. The killing of George Floyd while in custody of members of the Minneapolis Police Department has sparked widespread protests, leading to civil unrest. What causes civil unrest? According to the US Army Civil Disturbance Operations Manual: In these modern times, demonstrations, civil unrest, public disorder, and riots happen for a number of reasons. Some of these […]

Have You Been Ignoring the Survival Rule of Three?

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Ever since the coronavirus pandemic started, there has been a lot more interest in emergency preparedness and survival. That is only natural since the pandemic has had global reach and has caused widespread suffering in varying degrees. When someone gets started with preparedness, they immediately ramp up by buying a lot of food, water, and in the recent months, toilet paper. On one hand, it’s good to see a lot of people getting […]

7 Essential Survival Communication Tips for When the Grid Goes Down

Written by Jim Nowadays, most devices that allow us to communicate with others are dependent on electricity. Literally, everything from mobile phones to TV sets requires electricity to be able to work. So, if you get to an emergency situation when the electricity source is down, many of your devices won’t work. In addition, the main telephone communication supply (‘land lines’) may go down leaving many people without communication, but there are still options available. In the aftermath of a […]

Remember our Heroes

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com So far 2020 has been a tumultuous year, as the world we know has been disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic. Many states are starting to reopen for business, but many are still in lockdown. There is a lot of anguish due to the many victims of the disease, worry about our economy, and angst about missed events and milestones due to being sheltered at home for so many months. But let’s not forget […]

Should You Include Vitamin Boosters for Emergencies?

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Supporting your immune system with vitamins and minerals is a great way to protect yourself from catch colds, flu and the coronavirus.  I also recommend that everyone to continue preparing for emergencies, as natural disasters can still occur even if we are in the middle of a pandemic. As we have seen in recent months, food and supply shortages can occur when the supply chain gets interrupted. If you have to live off […]

Living in an Apartment During the Coronavirus Pandemic-What to Do as Things Reopen

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com As I write this post, many states are beginning to loosen lockdown orders, but several states still have stay-at-home  restrictions with some state extending the lockdown periods. Coronavirus cases and deaths continue to mount. Some experts predict there may be a second wave, or that the virus may keep coming back during the cold season, much like the flu. So much is still unknown so we all still need to be careful to […]

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