Written by Bernie Carr A new hurricane season is already upon us. Hurricane season started yesterday (June 1 – November 30). The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is predictingRead 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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Natural disasters often cause prolonged power outages. Whether the outage is a permanent condition or a temporary one, you need to have a plan for how to handle the situation without electricity.
Since weather not only causes most power outages but also causes and contributes to most disasters, it should be one of the first things to consider. Your best option during a power outage is to measure everything yourself.Read more
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 Every year I start an apartment garden with the best of intentions. Some seasons I get a great result, but other times,Read more
This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I love summertime, a chance to kick back and take some time off. Kids are out of school for the summer and theRead more
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. Well-made clothes can be expensive, yetRead more
This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I was having a conversation with one of my elderly neighbors and the subject of downsizing and giving away their survival supplies cameRead more