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Thanks To Coronavirus, Disaster ‘Prepper’ Business Is Booming : NPR

Companies selling “prepper” foods and other supplies are booming in response to coronavirus fears. This is especially true in places where Mormon church culture encourages willingness. AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: Coronavirus rang public health alarm bells. Phones are also ringing for companies that specialize in disaster risk reduction. Heath Druzin reported from Boise State Public Radio. […]

‘Preppers’ have endured years of mockery. Coronavirus fears have given them a booming self-survival business

Have your ‘Bug-Out-Bag’ (BOB) ready when the ‘s *** hits the fan’ (SHTF), or will you ‘meddle’ for ‘the end of the world as we know it’ ( TEOTWAWKI)? This jargon is well understood in niche communities whose members spend their lives preparing for the upcoming Armageddon – natural disasters, pandemics, or financial meltdowns. And […]

Coronavirus preppers: Europe’s stockpiling experts have a booming business in self-survival

This jargon is well understood in niche communities whose members spend their lives preparing for the upcoming Armageddon – natural disasters, pandemics, or financial meltdowns. Now “civilians” turn to seasoned preppers in droves for help preparing for the worst. Nander Knobben, who runs an online prepper shop from the Netherlands, told CNN that he was […]