Monthly Archives: March 2010

BBC News – Americans get set for disaster day

An interesting article from the BBC. There’s nothing really new here, just a small glimpse into how preppers are being reported in the media. It’s interesting to note that the article makes a distinction between “preppers” and “survivalists.” Survivalists are still seen as evil, nasty Neanderthals who dress up in camo and run around in the woods, whereas preppers are nice people are are just concerned with disasters. I just see this as a clean way for the media to start embracing the concept of being prepared without having to retract anything bad they’ve said about survivalists. —– BBC News … Continue reading

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Study Reveals Californians Need to Increase Earthquake Preparedness Efforts — SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 5 /PRNewswire/ —

It’s not surprising that we’re seeing these sorts of “calls” to increase earthquake preparedness in CA. And, people should be taking this time to look at their preparations and update them where needed. To be sure, the governments will never be as prepared as they need to be, as it costs real money to make the proper preps and money is scarce in CA right now. If you like in a location that has a history of earthquakes you should be making sure that your preps are up to date. We’re clearly seeing an increase in dangerously strong earthquakes around … Continue reading

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