Survival Scout Tips — disease
In 2017, more than 220 million people worldwide sought treatment for schistosomiasis – “an acute and chronic disease caused by parasitic worms contracted through exposure to infested water.” This disease is not the only consequence of contaminated water. Each year, 485,000 people die from diarrheal deaths as a result of drinking contaminated water. You may think these shockingly high numbers come from third-world countries, but this is not true. The Flint water crisis made it clear that, even in America, we have to protect ourselves against unclean water. Moreover, Science Magazine claims, “In any given year from 1982 to 2015,...
Officially declared a “global emergency,” the latest outbreak of Ebola in Africa requires all of our attention. The mainstream media continues to ignore the story.
Will you be able to purify drinking water in the event of an emergency? Keep reading to make sure you know how to prepare while there is time.
The 1918 influenza pandemic was one of the deadliest viral outbreaks in history. Discover what preparedness skills we learned and how to use them in the event of an emergency.
Elizabeth Anderson digests the preparedness news you need to know before summer officially arrives. The prognosis is not pretty, but we are confident in our preparedness planning. Are you?