By: Matt “Papa Bear” Wooddell Many people, when first joining the preparedness community initially focus on guns and ammo. They want nice, useful, and effective weaponry and enough ammunition to last for years and years before needing to purchase more. After a few years of prepping and a few years’ worth of trips to the […]
Weathering the Storm: Preparedness Essentials Even though people living in areas exposed and often afflicted by hurricanes and tornado’s generally are aware of all the precautionary measures, people still do tend to lose lives in these disastrous situations. This is why we’ve come up with an article outlining all the necessary preparations for weathering a […]
Calm Before the Storm Everyone is always calm before the storm hits, but when there’s a storm on the way, most people freak out. They load up on water, batteries, flashlight, and canned foods. But, what about the home? If you’re the type of person who likes to be fully prepared, here’s what you need […]
By Bobby Akart of Freedom Preppers Consider this. An elderly couple once sought my advice about funding their retirement lifestyle. They asked how much money they could take out of their savings to live on. My response: “How long do you plan to live?” Retirees have to make sure they don’t outlive their savings. The same principle applies […]
While hurricane season officially starts June 1, there has already been a named storm that landed off the coast of South Carolina – TS Ana. Now seems like a good time to review a few practical tips for those in hurricane zones (Florida to New York) and ways to keep the lights on. We’ll start […]
Guest Post Written by: Jasmine Howard June 1 marks the beginning of hurricane season — are you ready? While it might seem like you have plenty of time to prepare — and just because hurricane season is beginning doesn’t mean that we’ll have a major storm right away, or even at all — you do […]
Comprehensive lists for necessary items to store when Bugging In your home, during an emergency!
We all want to feel safe in our homes. We don’t like to think about disasters happening to us. We hope that they never will, but being prepared will help if they do. The best way to handle a disaster is to have a plan in place. Being prepared gives your family an advantage in […]
Written by: Morgan Sims Hurricanes are tropical cyclones or storms that form in the Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean Sea, and in the southern Atlantic and eastern Pacific Oceans. In the Northern Hemisphere, they have a counterclockwise circulation of winds accompanied by torrential rains and strong thunderstorms. These winds, rains, and thunderstorms can cause catastrophic damage to coastlines […]
Written by: Naomi Broderick Nature has a way of making an entrance, sometimes announced and sometimes without so much as a whisper of her arrival. That’s why when push comes to shove, it’s good to know you’ve done everything you can to protect yourself, your family and your belongings. We probably will never be able […]
Important observations and notes about surviving a natural disaster. Hurricane Isabel taught me many important things!
Frightening Experiences from Hurricane Alicia in Texas!
You don’t have to be in the eye of the storm to have a disaster!
On October 24th, 2005, my cousin, Dave, bugged in and rode out Hurricane Wilma. He told his story to me so that we could use it as a teaching tool to help preppers who are living on the Gulf and Atlantic coastlines.
It has been an interesting 48 hours for all of us who were in Meet the Preppers, namely my family, watching the responses has been educational and enlightening – and frustrating and unsettling. Phil Burns Intro But let’s start with an introduction – I’m Phil Burns, the father of 8 on Meet the Preppers. I’m […]