There are many disaster scenarios which are thought to have the potential to cause a general breakdown in society. People have proposed everything from food shortages to an EMP attack, with a financial collapse somewhere in between. But depending on how you define it, experiencing an actual breakdown in society is both rarer and more common that we think.
What if you don’t have enough? What if you’re caught unaware and you’re not ready? Or what if the stockpile you have isn’t enough to meet your needs? What then? Is it okay to turn to scavenging, in order to find what you need in order to survive?
Emergencies happen with little or no warning, so it's essential to have all your household information, supplies and emergency plans easily accessible. When you can't reach a family member during a disaster, your emergency plan acts as a playbook to coordinate each family members response.
There is no more important human right than to live. Without life, all other human rights are irrelevant. Somehow, America’s and the world’s malaria control agencies often forget this. Somehow, in too many cases, they seem to let politically correct ideologies supersede basic humanitarian goals.