Blizzard conditions are expected and this means people will have to shelter in place in their homes (hopefully that is where most New Yorkers will be). Such shelter-in-place kits should include all the basic survival supplies necessary to sustain life and comfort for at least 72 hours. If you are in "a vehicle, trailer, or mobile home - Get out immediately and go to the lowest floor of a sturdy, nearby building or a storm shelter. The 45 books on this list of books for preppers are the best in their respective categories.
First published in 1986, with the revised edition released in 2009, this international bestseller is considered to be the ultimate guide for outdoor adventurers. Unlike so many other survival books on the market which focus on immediate skills like fire-building or basic first aid, this book prepares readers for long-term survival and self-sufficiency. No matter your skill level, this all-in-one volume is a must-have for any outdoor adventurer and survivalist. Written specifically for outdoor enthusiasts who are becoming more serious about hiking, Conrad Blake’s Hiking Survival Guide clearly details the constantly-present dangers, and how to avoid or deal with them. Though there are many books on the market to prepare you for camping or hiking in the wilderness, Paul Tawrell’s book includes useful information not found in most others. Using a simple, Do-It-Yourself approach, Bernie Carr details 101 important steps individuals and families can take to prepare for earthquakes, wildfires, floods, hurricanes, and other natural disasters.
Split into chapters on water, fire, food, shelter, clothing, tools, and weapons, the book goes through detailed practices suitable to any environment. As author Nicholas Hyde points out, most of Earth’s surface water is unsafe for human consumption. The book contains clearly written, step-by-step instructions for responding to dehydration, hypothermia, heatstroke, frostbite, gunshot wounds, allergic reactions, broken bones, and more. The book focuses on a wide variety of topics, including examining patients, diagnosing common dental problems, making and using common dental tools, removing teeth, and placing fillings, among others. Written to be understood by Scouts and experienced campers alike, the book is a valuable resource for dealing with any kind of emergency situation in any type of setting.
Through the clear-cut guidance of survivalist Creek Stewart, this book walks you through creating a Bug Out, disaster-preparedness kit for 72 hours of independent survival. Beard, one of the founders of the Boy Scouts, has written this 250-page guide that includes hands-on instruction and advice for building everything from a bark teepee or treehouse, to a log cabin or sod house. In this book, author Harold Gatty seeks to prepare his readers for survival without the use of a campus in the wilderness, in towns, in the desert, in snow-covered areas, and even on the ocean.
For each, Bradley thoroughly analyzes the likelihood of it happening before describing the potential impact it would have on our nation’s infrastructure and how to meet personal needs in the absence of modern utilities. Bohan, a dedicated prepper and author of the book Living on the Edge: A Family’s Journey to Self-Sufficiency, describes a variety of possible fortifications that can be adapted to suit any family’s personal defense plan.
But preppers are aware of the danger, and know that fully preparing for any of type of disaster could mean the difference between life and death.
Topics include how to filter rainwater, protect money, plant and harvest an effective garden, ration food, secure your home, and other essential survival tactics. Army, this handy little guide now serves as a survival aid for anyone interested in the outdoors or botany.
Though it lacks much information beyond the actual construction of traps and snares, Martin’s book acts as a great crash course for those interested in the basics of snaring and trapping.
In addition to hundreds of detailed descriptions and photos, the book includes advice for building kits that include fire and light sources, signaling equipment, first aid items, and more.


This book is written for outdoor adventurers of any skill level, and includes well-written tips on hiking in both Summer and Winter. Armed Forces Nuclear, Chemical and Biological Counter-Terrorism Handbook, and contains the military’s best practices in an attempt to prepare readers to survive any such attack. Through clear and thorough descriptions, the book describes various types of shelters that can be put together in mere hours by untrained men and women. The book covers topics such as what to do before and after you become contaminated with fallout, how to set up and use a quarantine room, food to stockpile, what you’ll need in the event you must leave your home, personal and home defense, and how to forecast weather using only senses. Aimed at novice and experienced shooters alike, the book details various types of handguns and the most effective tactics for using them against potential criminals.
Unlike other books on this list, Emergency War Surgery is written specifically for those with, at the very least, basic medical training. McCann also includes a section full of useful survival tips and skills to prepare for any emergency survival situation. It is clearly written and therefore suitable for people from every background and skill level. One never knows if they will have the time to fully prepare in the moment for such weather events, so being prepared in advance with a shelter-in-place kit and supplies is the only way to be sure to be secure in this unsure world in which we live. If you are "outside with no shelter - Lie flat in a nearby ditch or depression and cover your head with your hands. For those preppers who live in cities and other urban environments, Mushen has written this extensive guide to protecting families, kids, parents, and pets after disasters both natural and manmade.
Bradley, a well-known prepper and author of the Practical Prepper Newsletter, has written this guide to prepare people for two potential events: the EMP attack and the solar storm. In addition to being a traditional instructional guide, Joe Nobody’s Holding Your Ground also acts as a planning tool that prepares preppers for defending a location.
In Nature’s Garden, Thayer uses a clear and conversational writing style to describe 41 edible plants (his own The Forager’s Harvest, a companion to this book, identifies and describes another 32). The Altons use plain English to instruct the non-medical professional on how to identify and treat over 100 different medical issues. The 51-page book includes topics like preparing for a camping trip, what to wear when hiking, meal ideas, signaling techniques, first aid basics, building a shelter, and much more.
Examples of Carr’s quick, smart and inexpensive projects include making a master list of passwords and code, calculating the amount of water your family will need, starting a food storage plan for $5 a week, making a safe from a hollowed-out book, assembling a first aid kit, cooking without electricity, packing a Bug Out bag, and much more. Bohan has written this indispensable guide to acquiring and maintaining the most important element to your family’s survival: breathable air! Each description is also accompanied by illustrations and photographs for easy identification. According to the author, this book is recommended for those with some hiking experience who are preparing for an extended stay in the wilderness. Topics discussed include drinking water, foods, heating and cooling, alternative options for lighting, building toilets and composting, and even the safe disposal of a corpse. In addition to the clearly written descriptions, the book includes a number of helpful illustrations, as well as a forward written by firearms expert Louis Awerbuck.
The second part then details how to safely ventilate the shelter to ensure that fresh air keeps its occupants alive. Just as all of these agencies trust us to help them be secure, we are confident that we can help you prepare for any emergency or disaster. At about $1.50 or so each, they really are a great and affordable emergency lighting solution for a blackout or any other emergency at home, at work, at school or on-the-go.


Samuel Thayer’s extensive library on edible wild plants have become go-to books for a number of outdoor and bushcraft schools, and are widely considered the best written on the topic.
This comprehensive guide authored by a Chief Instructor for the United States Concealed Carry Association, is geared towards anyone who currently owns a firearm or is considering the purchase of one.
In addition to traditional basics such as first aid, food and water, and finding shelter, Trawell also writes about panning for gold, forms of camouflage, dangerous animals and birds, and tracking techniques. This do-it-yourself guide will walk readers through the planning, construction, and outfitting of a high security shelter within one’s own, already built house. For the hobby camper and hiker, the book includes sections on tying knots, fishing and ice-fishing, canoeing, first aid, white water rafting, and more.
Army for just such circumstances, details and illustrates nearly 200 surgical and treatment topics that can be used outside of a hospital or in a danger zone. Topics include securing the perimeter and settings traps, fortifying a house and setting up safe rooms, securing storage, the safe usage of firearms, and gathering intelligence and forming alliances. Topics include avoiding conflict, handgun and shotgun basics, the physiology of violent encounters, legal aspects of using deadly force, and much more.
If you live elsewhere, think of this as one more reminder of the importance to be prepared at any time for any emergency or disaster. General Services Administration (GSA) as one of the top 10 vendors of emergency kits to the U.S.
Murray Dickson’s definitive guide is used around the world by community health workers, educators, and other individuals who help people care for their teeth and gums. They cover everything from first aid and personal defense, to the construction of shelters and identification of edible plants in the wild. Skousen guides preppers through the design and construction of adding to any existing home a complete, live-in security shelter to protect against tornados, hurricanes, fire, intrusion, and nuclear fallout, to name but a few. Despite its broad focus, the book is well-illustrated, and written in easy-to-follow language for preppers both new and advanced. The first part of the book details how to seal a bunker or shelter with duct tape and plastic sheeting in order to escape dangerous airborne particles after a nuclear, biological, or chemical attack. The 156-page book is filled with illustrated images of plants, alongside written information describing physical characteristics, habitat, distribution, edible parts, and other useful pieces of information, making it easier to locate and identify potentially life-saving plants. The bottom line is the best way to survive a California Superstorm is to prepare to care for your own essential survival needs. Topics include security and protecting your home or retreat, forms of communication, dealing with refugees and community, and much more. Jerry Van Cook’s 225-page book offers common sense advice for surviving everything from an unexpected attack to any legal aftermath that may occur. Topics include high security rooms, fire-resistant barriers, materials for radiation protection, backup power, concealment strategies, and much more.
Organized into numbered sections and written in common sense language, this book offers practical advice on things like storing food, deterring looters, where to go (and why you may not want to go to a FEMA shelter), packing for kids and babies, ensuring the survival of pets, and much, much more. Farnam’s 30 years of teaching defensive firearm techniques to police departments, federal and state agencies, and even foreign governments.
Topics include how to train a defensive team, hide in plain sight, pre-position supplies, and more.



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