Diseases to Fear in the Aftermath of Disaster

Many people believe that the biggest fear in a post SHTF situation is going to be starvation or attack from our fellow human beings, but the likelihood of mass death by disease in the aftermath of disaster is a much more terrifying probability.

Think about it for a minute: if you’ve prepared for long-term survival either independently or with a group, you’ve likely got a defense plan in place, too. This includes invasion from desperate people who didn’t prepare, or from other enemy forces. These desperate people are going to starve off or kill each other off quickly if they don’t ingratiate themselves to a sympathetic group post-haste.

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