Blog Posts - Emergencies



Philly’s Fox 29 News Visits “The Preppers Next Door”

Last night I came across a Fox 29 (Philadelphia) news segment from December 6 entitled “A visit with the preppers next door.” From the accompanying article: Don’t call them paranoid. Call them prepared. Meet Mark and his wife Sue. F...
by Survival And Prosperity on Dec 10, 2016

Prepping Now $40 Billion Industry In U.S.?

Last week, I blogged about a Chicago Tribune article on the current state of “prepping” in America. Last night I came across another insightful piece on the status of prepping in the U.S. on The Daily Universe (Brigham Young University) w...
by Survival And Prosperity on Dec 6, 2016

Home Inventory – what, how and why?

Picture the scene. You come home from holiday only to find you have been broken into. The stress levels are high, the emotions are everywhere – and the police/insurance are asking you exactly... {Please click on the title of the post to read i...
by Organise My House on Aug 8, 2016

Project Prepper, Part 46: Summer Storm Gear Check

In the last installment of the “Project Prepper” series of posts, I talked about “threat priorities” and how severe weather is a top one for me. I blogged: From my vantage point, here are the “top 3” I’m mostly concerned about: 1. Sever...
by Survival And Prosperity on Jul 7, 2016

Play It Safe: How to Care for Bee or Wasp Stings!

You could smell too sweet and be mistaken for a flower.I don’t want to put a damper on your outdoor summer activities and picnics that you have planned, especially with the upcoming July Fourth holiday.  However, you’re not alone out there.
by Nuts 4 Stuff on Jun 30, 2016

British Preppers’ Take On The June 23 ‘Brexit’ Vote

This afternoon I came across a piece about tomorrow’s “Brexit” vote (deciding whether Britain should leave/ remain in the European Union)- from the standpoint of British preppers- on the Preppers Shop UK Blog. From “The UK’s only dedicated...
by Survival And Prosperity on Jun 22, 2016

Signs Of The Time, Part 104

In the May 2016 issue of The Atlantic there’s an article entitled “The Secret Shame of Middle-Class Americans.” Neal Gabler writes: Since 2013, the Federal Reserve Board has conducted a survey to “monitor the financial and economic status of...
by Survival And Prosperity on May 24, 2016

Signs Of The Time, Part 102

From the official website of the National Association of REALTORS- realtor.com- this past Tuesday: “Prepping for Doomsday: Bunkers, Panic Rooms, and Going Off the Grid” Excerpts from the article included: “If the booming sales of panic rooms ar...
by Survival And Prosperity on May 12, 2016

Emergencies during travels

Do not think now about disasters, it is embarrassing. But you must be prepared also for that case!(have a last will, what to be done with your remainings, possibilities to be identified). Sorry for... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs...
by Travel on Apr 30, 2016

Project Prepper, Part 45: Top 3 Threat Priorities

“As a result of my research and this blog, I’m now aware of the myriad of man-made and naturally-occurring threats to my life and lifestyle (and those of my loved ones), and think it’s probably wise to acquaint myself more with ‘prepping’ v...
by Survival And Prosperity on Apr 14, 2016

DHS, FBI Launches Nationwide Program Warning Electric Companies About Cyber Attacks

While most of Main Street might not have a clue about the threat to the nation’s power grid from cyber attacks, it sounds like the Feds may be starting to take it seriously. Bill Gertz reported over on The Washington Free Beacon website last Friday...
by Survival And Prosperity on Apr 13, 2016

9 ways to prepare for unexpected home disasters

The only thing that’s worse than a disaster happening in your home is to not be prepared for it. I hope that you never have a home disaster of your own to contend with, but I’m sure that... {Please click on the title of the post to read...
by Organise My House on Apr 4, 2016

Project Prepper, Part 44: Backup Heating For House Update

Back on February 25, I started discussing backup heating for the house my girlfriend and I purchased in 2013. I blogged: Last Friday, incredibly strong winds (max gust speed 62 mph) pummeled the Chicagoland area. Not surprisingly, we lost power for a...
by Survival And Prosperity on Mar 30, 2016

Doctors’ strike may over-crowd hospitals

Hospitals may end be over crowded tonight as they fail to discharge patients because of the junior doctor strike. The NHS seemed to cope well on Wednesday following the walkout from 08:00 GMT over the contract dispute. But NHS England said the second...
by Health Direct on Mar 10, 2016

Doctors’ strike may over-crowd hospitals

Hospitals may end be over crowded tonight as they fail to discharge patients because of the junior doctor strike. The NHS seemed to cope well on Wednesday following the walkout from 08:00 GMT over the contract dispute. But NHS England said the second...
by Health Direct on Mar 10, 2016

Project Prepper, Part 43: Standby Generator For Heat, Other Essentials

In last week’s “Project Prepper” post, I blogged about backup heating for the house my girlfriend and I purchased in 2013. You may recall I talked about how strong winds knocked out power- and heat (electricity needed for furnace blower)- for a...
by Survival And Prosperity on Mar 4, 2016

Project Prepper, Part 42: Backup Heating For House

The last two “Project Prepper” posts consisted of a recap of what the series is all about and a status report for the project a little over three years in the works. Today I want to move forward and talk about backup heating for the house my girl...
by Survival And Prosperity on Feb 26, 2016

What you need to know about home security

This post is one I wanted to share with you as a great little infographic was sent to me recently all about Home Security. This is something that is definitely on the less glamorous side of... {Please click on the title of the post to read it in ful...
by Organise My House on Feb 17, 2016

Project Prepper, Part 41: 2016 Status Report

Last week in the “Project Prepper” series of posts I recapped what the series is all about for those who didn’t already know. Today, I’m going to talk about where the project stands a little over three years in the works. Originally, I decide...
by Survival And Prosperity on Feb 11, 2016

Geriatric Emergencies MacLullich

  Geriatric Emergencies MacLullich Geriatric Emergencies is a practical guide to the common conditions affecting older patients who present in an emergency to hospital or primary care. Beginning with the essentials of history taking and clinical...
by booksmedicos on Jan 11, 2016


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