Rhymes with Threat Analysis

Here’s the accompanying list for the Threat Analysis podcast.

Remember, this is just an example of a working think-tool for potential threats that may affect you. Your list may look different, or may be organized in different manner. Either way, the point is to make a list of what things may occur and adapt your preparedness plan accordingly.

Personal Events

  • Home Fire
  • Vehicle Accident
  • Property Crime (theft, robbery, burglary, etc.)
  • Health Problem (injury or disease)
  • Job Loss

Economic Events

  • Recession
  • Collapse
  • Inflation
  • Deflation

Natural Disasters

  • Pandemic
  • Wild fire
  • Urban fire
  • Pollutants and toxins from fire
  • Severe storms (micro-bursts, tornadoes, hail, other wind)
  • Drought
  • Flooding
  • Excessive heat / cold weather
  • Super Volcano (Yellowstone National Park)

Technological Disasters

  • Resource Shortages / Utility Failure
    • Vehicle Fuels
      • Gasoline
      • Diesel
    • Electricity
      • Internet
      • Banking (ATM, credit/debit card use)
      • Refrigeration
      • AC / heat
    • Water
    • Natural gas
    • Phone service
  • Other Shortages
    • Food
    • Medicines
  • War
  • Urban Violence / Rioting
  • Nuclear power plant disaster (accident or deliberate)

Terrorism

  • Nuclear
  • Biological
  • Chemical
    • Either a chemical bomb or a bomb detonated on a chemical tank (truck or storage)
  • “Dirty bomb”
  • Car bombs
  • Suicide bombings

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