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  1. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    From their website: http://www.tacda.org/index.php/about-the-american-civil-defense-association/ Their mission: Sounds like a great idea! Any of you old-timers remember the Civil Defense? This is the same thing only under a new name and without gov't support.. Their website has tons of...
  2. Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) Survival
    The following article appeared in Pelastustieto [I've translated it as Rescue which is an approximation, literally it's RescueKnowledge] which is (I quote their website http://www.pelastustieto.fi/site/index.php/in-english): "a trade journal and a joint mouthpiece for the fire and rescue service...
  3. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I can remember as a kid being excited to get out of class to watch these Civil Defense preparedness films in the school auditorium only to be disappointed and bored. LoL. This one is a classic. Check out the part starting at 18:33 with the mother feeding the daughter simulated (obviously)...
  4. Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) Survival
    This is not much different than the threat posed by terrorists using a 'dirty bomb' to attack us. It's amazing how things have come full-circle. Enjoy
  5. General Discussion
    City crews uncover Cold War prep stash *Must See Video!* now with pics <edit to add> Pics posted on page 2 and 3 → This story must be shared on here: http://abclocal.go.com/wls/story?section=news/local/mathie&id=8527569
  6. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Old CONELRAD radio spots.
  7. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    The New Madrid fault zone is six times bigger than the San Andreas. New Madrid, Missouri suffered three immense earthquakes in 1811 and 1812. The force of the quakes changed the course of the Mississippi River and allegedly were felt as far away as South Carolina. If the New Madrid fault came to...
  8. General Discussion
    Surfing around on the Net tonight I stumbled across this interesting web site devoted to the history of civil defense efforts in the USA in the 1950's-1980's: http://www.civildefensemuseum.com/index.html There are some great vintage photos of civil defense food and water storage, etc. It has...
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