Editor’s note: It’s springtime and we’re all having to shelter-in-place due to the coronavirus pandemic. Whether you live in a home in the suburbs, or in an apartment in theRead more
This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com With all the recent disasters – wildfires, floods, tornadoes, and now the coronavirus spread, I am seeing more people becoming concerned about preparing.Read more
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This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com A few weeks ago, I wanted to make cookies and muffins so I bought a bottle of vanilla at the grocery store.Read more
Editor’s note: I invited readers to share their favorite storage tips for emergency supplies in an apartment. We got some great responses. Use every available space Always be on theRead more
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is still very much in the news. Most news articles keep stressing that it is unlikely to reach the U.S. and downplay any threats. On the other hand, the CDC has released guidelines for hospitals should an infected person were to present himself. New projections estimate that 500,000 may be infected by the end of January. (Note: Since the article was written, the estimates have now been revised to 1.4 million)
Consider for a moment what could happen when a person who appears to have flu-like symptoms but has Ebola were to go the emergency room.
We’ve been watching the news about the spread of the Ebola virus in Africa for months now. As I write this, a lot of people are concerned that the virus is making it’s way to the U.S. as two of the victims, American health workers who have contracted the disease are being brought to a hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) in a recent speech, stated, “…this outbreak is moving faster than our efforts to control it. If the situation continues to deteriorate, the consequences can be catastrophic in terms of lost lives but also severe socioeconomic disruption and a high risk of spread to other countries.”Read more
Earthquakes are always unexpected, so preparations need to be made as soon as possible and maintained are part of everyday living.
How do you prepare for on earthquake?
This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I was watching the morning news and one of the stories covered was an apartment fire. Many tenants were evacuated; fortunately, no oneRead more
For most renters, moving to another place to live is not only a big ordeal, it can also be costly. Since it is an inevitable part of an apartment dweller’s life, we might as well find a few ways to make it easier and less painful on the pocketbook. Here are a few tips that I have learned over the years.Read more