Prepper News Watch for January 28, 2016



  1. Rat Poison Flies off Shelves as Lassa Fever Spreads in Nigeria
  2. WHO: Zika Virus Spreading Explosively in Americas
  3. Zika Virus Likely to Hit US Before Vaccine
  4. Another Town Just Got Caught Covering Up Lead Contamination In Its Water Supply

Prepping and General Interest:

  1. 12 Facts About the Zika Virus
  2. First Look: SilencerCo Hybrid Suppressor
  3. First Look: Winchester USA Forged 9mm
  4. Cottonwood Trees are Useful for Preppers
  5. 5 Survival Myths That Could Get You Killed
  6. All About Zika Virus
  7. Systemic Risk Of The 80 Percent Who Live In Urban Centers
  8. Israel Power Grid Hit By ‘Severe’ Cyberattack
  9. The Best Way To Restore An Old, Rusted Wood-Burning Stove
  10. How to Survive in a Snowbound Car
  11. The Pros and Cons to Using a Motorcycle as Bug-Out Transportation
  12. Bug In Contingencies
  13. 4 Amazing Multipurpose Blades For The Outdoors
  14. 14 Things That You Can Forage For In Winter
  15. Scientists Discover Solar ‘Superflare’ That Could Completely Wipe Out Power Grid
  16. Burying The Dead At Home – What You Need To Know
  17. When You Can’t Carry Food – The Prepper Journal
  18. Freeze-Dried and Dehydrated Foods, Tips on Using Them
  19. The Best Bushcraft Knife
  20. How to Cross a River Without a Bridge
  21. 10 Quick Tips for Delivering a Baby in a SHTF Situation
  22. Know Your Snakes


  1. The Federal Reserve Just Made Another Huge Mistake
  2. Why Lower Gasoline Prices Are Not Stimulating Economy
  3. Big Companies, Huge Problems

If you have find a news story or prepping-related article, send it in.

This is a curated list of news stories and articles having interested to the preparedness community. None of the above should be considered an endorsement or an attempt to push any particular agenda by the Preparedness Podcast. They’re simply presented here as an informative source, many included are provided as ‘food for thought’ material.

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