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Organisms that can cause illness are all around us; in our food, water, and air. They are in the bodies of animals and other people as well.
Infection occurs when some of them get past a series of natural defenses like our skin, inflammation, and antibodies.
As Kendra Lynne states in her article linked below, did you know that within the first three weeks after 2005’s Hurricane Katrina there were reported cases of Cholera, Tuberculosis, Norovirus, and Salmonella?
As a consequence of a disaster or SHTF, outbreaks of infectious diseases typically arise when substantial population displacement occurs. This results in unplanned and overcrowded shelters, with limited access to food and safe water.
To get more info on the 7 most likely of these infections, check out Kenda’s very interesting article. Fair warning, the first video (Cholera) is a bit of an eye-opener!
Bonus: Root Cellar That Can Be Used as a Bunker
Do you remember the old root cellars our great-grandparents used to have? In fact, they probably built it themselves, right in their back yard.
If you want to learn how to build a backyard bunker like your grandparents had, without breaking the bank, then you need Easy Cellar.
Easy Cellar will show you:
- How to choose the ideal site
- Cost-effective building methods
- How to protect your bunker from nuclear blast and fallout
- How to conceal your bunker
- Affordable basic life support options
Easy Cellar will also reveal how a veteran, with only $421, built a small nuclear bunker in his backyard.