July 14, 2020

Shortages Will Get Worse – Prepare Now

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Just when we thought that store shelves were beginning to get replenished, I went to my local grocery store yesterday and found that many shelves were once again empty. The toilet paper shelf was starting to get restocked a few weeks ago, but this week it was empty again.  Other sections that were lacking were canned foods and pasta shelves. The meat aisle was also not very plentiful. What’s causing these shortages? Coronavirus […]

How to Save Money With DIY Survival Items

Written by Martin Banks Everyone, regardless of where you live, should have the supplies on hand to weather a natural disaster, crisis, zombie apocalypse or any other SHTF scenario you can imagine.  You never know when a tornado might knock out your power grid, or a police action might trigger civil unrest, looting and destruction of property, to name a couple of scenarios. If the store you use for your grocery shopping is broken into and burned to the ground, where […]

How to Choose a New Apartment If You Have to Move During these Uncertain Times

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com This year has certainly had a lot of challenges. Many states are just coming out of the coronavirus lockdown, and now riots and civil unrest have spread across the country. I have received emails from readers who are wondering if they should move. Is this a good time to move? Everyone’s situation is different. Some renters may found their rent is too high, given their job situation. Many businesses have closed and people […]

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 […]

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