A book for practical preppers (those planning for emergencies or disasters). Discusses food storage, water purification and collection, sanitation, first-aid, bug-out bags, bug-out vehicles, home and self-defense, firearms and shooting, providing lights and utilities, and aspects of home construction. -- AUTHOR BIO Charlie Palmer became a prepper back in the early 1980s when he first read The Survivor newsletter. Today he recommends people make modest preparations for natural disasters and other emergencies. His interests include do-it-yourself repairs, shooting, welding, machining, and outdoor survivial.