Man Made Disasters

Man-made disasters pose a significant threat to our daily lives, encompassing a wide range of events such as industrial accidents, terrorist attacks, cyber-attacks, and civil unrest. These disasters are often characterized by their sudden and destructive nature, causing disruptions to essential services, infrastructure, and public safety. Man-made disasters can have far-reaching consequences that impact communities, economies, and individuals, highlighting the need for proactive preparedness measures to mitigate risks and enhance resilience.

The impact of man-made disasters on daily life can be profound, leading to disruptions in transportation systems, communication networks, healthcare services, and supply chains. Individuals may face challenges accessing basic necessities, such as food, water, medical care, and shelter, during man-made disasters, increasing their vulnerability and reliance on emergency assistance. The psychological toll of man-made disasters can also be significant, causing fear, anxiety, and uncertainty among affected populations and straining social cohesion and community resilience.

For preppers, man-made disasters present a unique set of concerns and scenarios that require specialized preparedness efforts. By anticipating potential risks associated with industrial accidents, social unrest, or technological failures, preppers can develop contingency plans, acquire necessary skills and resources, and establish communication networks to address these specific challenges. Incorporating training in conflict resolution, emergency response protocols, and security measures into their preparedness strategy enables preppers to adapt to the complexities of man-made disasters and navigate uncertain situations with confidence and resilience.

Preparing for Economic Collapse

January 10, 2023
Economic distress comes and goes, some bouts are felt harder than others. However, no matter the number of experiences one has with it, just hearing the word "recession" or "economic collapse" can cause the hair on the back of your neck to stand up.
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What to Know About Covid-19 Variants

December 2, 2022
Let’s be honest, dealing with Covid-19 was not easy. The idea of social distancing, stockpiling food, hand sanitizers, constantly wearing a mask, the fear of the world coming to a grinding halt was all too scary. As the pandemic went on new variants were formed.
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The Levels of Economic Collapse

November 30, 2022
Economic collapse or meltdown is a term typically used to refer to a range of unpleasant economic conditions. For instance, a high rate of unemployment over a period of time, high rate of bankruptcy, and so on.
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The Rise of Mass Shootings

October 4, 2021
Data shows that mass shootings are on the rise in the United States and that the numbers are considerably higher than in other Western countries. In this article, we will focus on the Q1 2020 and Q1 2021 numbers in the United States, alongside other statistics. For clarification, Q1 refers to the time period from January 1st – March 31st.
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What COVID-19 has Taught Us About Survival

September 15, 2021
COVID-19, without a doubt, was the most life-altering event of recent times. Although it is not the first pandemic to target mankind, it is the first large-scale outbreak since the dawn of the 21st century. The last pandemic before COVID was the Spanish flu, which took place in the early 1900s.
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Coronavirus vs the Spanish Flu

July 19, 2021
Everything from famine, desertification, war, and of course diseases, have riddled human history for centuries now. Most recently, another life altering event shook Earth’s populace: the outbreak of COVID-19.
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Explainer: what’s the difference between an outbreak and an epidemic?

November 15, 2019
What’s the difference between an epidemic and pandemic? It’s time to brush up on the vocabulary that can help you understand just what infectious disease experts are trying to tell us.
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Oil Spills: Deadly to Animals, Humans, and the Environment

June 10, 2017
Unlike most natural disasters, no one can predict this man made disaster. A lot of people think, just because an oil spill happens far out in the ocean that it doesn’t affect much of the human race. That is incorrect.
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What Would a Modern Civil War Look Like?

November 11, 2020
It is no secret that the citizens of our great nation are at odds with one another. Everyone fears something, or everything, these days. Given the state of things, is it irritational to become concerned about the possibility of a civil war?
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Iran Retaliation Threat

January 5, 2020
On Jan 2nd, Trump ordered an airstrike targeting and killing Major General Qasem Soleimani of Iran. A military drone destroyed the vehicle Qasam was travelling in as he and Iran-backed militia members were leaving the Baghdad airport.
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