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Beginner Preparedness

I wanted to repost this from the old website. This may be helpful to some new visitors to the site. When I first started researching “survival and prepping” I was blown away by the amount of information out there on the web. However, I remember back to when I first started to prep I admit I was overwhelmed by it all. The first thing you read is you need a Bug Out Bag (B.O.B.)!! So I went and bought bags and filled them with gear, supplies, food, etc. Then I thought, “where the hell am I buggin out to?”. Which then lead to...

Nationwide Emergency Alert System Test Today

At 2:00 p.m. EST, today, there will be a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System. It will affect cable television and radio. Here are the details from FEMA’s website: FEMA, in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), will conduct the first nationwide Emergency Alert System (EAS) Test on November 9, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern. FEMA, the FCC, and NOAA’s vision for improving the EAS is incremental, which means testing the readiness and effectiveness of the...

Preppers On Twitter

If you are on Twitter, you might want to check out the preparedness talk by using the hash tag #preppertalk. There is a wealth of information from folks all over the world. You never know what you may learn or stumble across. You can even share your information with others. Input is always welcome. Have fun!!

Will Your Gear Work When Needed?

So here it is. You have been gathering gear to use for the day when you truly need it. Now, that day has come and what happens? It doesn’t work! The LED flashlights you packed in your bug-out bag, the GPS you had which stored all your “locations” doesn’t work because the batteries are dead. So, what happens now? Being prepared is not just about having a bag or cache full of gear, but it is about being able to overcome the obstacles you may face with gear that works. I know I was a little drastic in the beginning, but when...

New Book: “Survivors” by James Wesley, Rawles

Today is the release of the new book from James Wesley, Rawles; “Survivors”. If you have read Mr. Rawles’ first book “Patriots”, then this book will be on your list. We look forward to reading it and providing a review. You can order your copy from here.

A New Beginning

Hello everyone and welcome to Prepper Central. This is our new site, but not a new concept. The term “Prepper” has many meanings and it also depends on who you ask. We have created this site to not only educate the general public about preparedness, but to make this a learning process for us as well. While there is a mountain of events or incidents one can prepare for, we will try to cover the realistic events which may occur by the problems plaguing society today. From terrorism to natural disasters, we will provide the information...


Welcome to the new home for Prepper Central. Please excuse our dust. We will start posting some great information very soon!!