Episode 36: CERT

“Doing the most amount of good for the most people.”

Hosts Aaron and Jonathan interview Marni Rosen and Ben Gillis about CERT (Community Emergency Response Team).

A few years ago we went through the CERT program with a group of friends after reading about it in Emergency. After completion, the consensus was everyone should do it. The […]

By |September 26th, 2011|Categories: Urban Survival Podcast Episodes|Tags: , , |3 Comments

Episode 18: 5 EMS Sayings That Could Save a Life

Hosts Aaron and Jonathan are joined by special guest Ron Davis host of Confessions Of An EMS Newbie Podcast. Ron shares five EMS expressions that will save your life and a slew of good information about Emergency Medicine.


Who is Ron Davis?
Saying #1, “If it is wet or sticky and not yours, don’t touch it.”
Saying #2, “Hard, Fast, and […]

Episode 2: Mistakes We Made Starting Off and How To Avoid Them

In Episode 2 hosts Aaron Frankel and Jonathan Kanarek discuss mistakes they made starting off as new preppers and how to avoid them.

Topic 1 – Mistakes

The downfall of focusing on gear instead of skill.
Start off right by preparing for the most likely.

Red Cross
Books and Videos

Topic 2 – Blackout Kit

Items list

Show Resources

Hoods Woods Urban Master DVDs
Survival […]

By |February 7th, 2011|Categories: Urban Survival Podcast Episodes|Tags: , , , , , |4 Comments

Episode 1: Knee Jerk Reactions & Joos Orange

Join us for the first official episode! Today we discuss Knee Jerk reactions. Recent events have, unfortunately, leant themselves to a discussion on how being reactionary is bad for the country and in prepping.

Today’s Topics
Topic 1 – Knee Jerk Reactions

Recent events as example of Knee Jerk Reactions
Knee Jerk in prep

NOTE: Our discussion that named a […]

By |January 31st, 2011|Categories: Urban Survival Podcast Episodes|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

CERT: Emergency Response Training For The Masses

A couple of years ago, after reading Emergency by Neil Strauss, four friends and I enrolled in a CERT Program. It seemed like it would be a good first step on our road to preparedness and a great first step gaining practical Urban Survival Skills.
What Is CERT

CERT, short for Community Emergency Response Team, is an […]

Review Of Emergency By Neil Strauss

Five years ago, after another Hurricane, I decided it was time to take the safety of my property and person seriously. For the first couple of years the focus was just on Hurricanes and run of the mill home safety. One day an email came to my inbox announcing that one of my favorite authors […]

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