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  1. Books, Movies & Stories
    I'm reading a book called "Patriots" right now by James Wesley Rawles. There is no mention of scavaging, or mining. But there is mentioning of looters, and how they are refered to is that they are basicly the scurge of all man kind. They are the root of evil. I just dont get it because this is a...
  2. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    This is the 2010 Neighborhood Anti looting Drill, it went fine ,LOL
  3. General Discussion
    http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2010/02/28/looklive.chile.looting.translate.cnn?hpt=C2 Interesting Just one day after the earthquake looting has already begun! 24 hours in and the fabric of human civilised society has broken down and its survival of the fittest.
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    http://www.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/americas/01/18/haiti.earthquake/index.html?hpt=T1 The article says it took 6 days for the looting to start. How long do you think it would take here? I was surprised that it says they aren’t taking food. Is that because they are being given food as charity?
  5. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    [from here] "Driving in my car this afternoon, I heard an NPR reporter say some people in Port-au-Prince have had neither food nor water since the earth shook two full days ago. So I find the words in the lead story on The New York Times web site this afternoon grating: “The national police...
  6. Manmade and Natural Disasters
    Panic, looting and triage after major Haiti quake http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100113/ap_on_re_la_am_ca/cb_haiti_earthquake_scene
  7. Urban Survival
    During the NYC blackout of 2003, looting was minimal, and in fact, violent crime was lower overall on that day: http://www.nytimes.com/2003/08/16/nyregion/the-blackout-crime-this-time-fewer-arrests-as-the-city-stayed-dark.html Conversely, of course, we have the infamous example of mass...
  8. General Discussion
    These police officers were helping themselves to Walmart shoes and when they got caught they said they were 'looking for looters'. Now keep in mind that these police officers were not what I would call quality but during times of emergencies don't count on them to even follow the laws they are...
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