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Robert started prepping 15 years ago in anticipation of the perceived Y2K crisis. Robert started the blog www.SurvivalCentral.net 4 years ago which now has grown to be one of the top 10 survival sites according to Top Survival Sites.

FEMA Seeks Applicants for Youth Preparedness Council

FEMA Youth CouncilFrom: FEMA.gov

Release date:
January 26, 2016
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Washington – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is seeking applicants for its Youth Preparedness Council. FEMA’s Youth Preparedness Council was formed in 2012 to bring together leaders from across the country who are interested and engaged in advocating youth preparedness. Council members are selected based on their dedication to public service, their efforts in making a difference in their communities, and their potential to expand their impact as national advocates for youth preparedness. Continue reading

Outbreak of Flesh-eating Disease Plagues Daesh-controlled Parts of Syria

Flesh Eating Disease Daesh imposes death sentence on occupied communities

From: FEWW

The potentially deadly “flesh-eating” disease named leishmaniasis is rapidly spreading in Syria, caused by the sand flies feeding on the corpses dumped in the streets by Daesh (aka, ISIS, ISIL), the head of the Kurdish Red Crescent told Rudaw news.

“As a result of abominable acts by ISIS that included the killing of innocent people and dumping their corpses in streets, this is the leading factor behind the rapid spread of Leishmanisis disease,” said Dilqash Isa.

Leishmaniasis is a parasitic disease that is caused by infection with Leishmania parasites, which are spread by the bite of phlebotomine sand flies. There are several different forms of leishmaniasis in people. The most common forms are cutaneous leishmaniasis, which causes skin sores, and visceral leishmaniasis, which affects several internal organs (usually spleen, liver, and bone marrow), according to CDC. Continue reading

Preparedness Christmas Gifts For Non Prepper Friends And Family

Positive Prepper GiftGifts to give non preppers started or hopefully interested in preparing.

By: Robert Studer

The past few weeks have tumultuous to say the least throughout the world. From the terror attacks on Paris to the downing of a Russian fighter jet by Turkey, now has never been a better time to think about preparing.  For most people who read this blog, prepping is a way of life and they are well on their way to being able to react to any coming emergency, whatever it may be.

But what about the people in your lives who feel that your preparedness lifestyle is a little extreme, or feel it’s either a waste of time and money? May be they don’t feel the need to prepare because either, they think that nothing will ever happen or, the government has us covered. How can we help those who don’t think prepping is important? Continue reading