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Mar 31, 2022Liked by Todd T DeVoe

We need some form of civil defense. Right now we are fully and completely vulnerable to the nuclear threat. And although it may not happen nearby or soon (hopefully), it will happen someday and somewhere and we have to do more to be ready. Great piece Todd!

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we may do well by taking lessons from the 1950s!

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I think getting community buy in is the key. Living in California and being trained in SAR and earthquake preparedness we have preached for decades to have an earthquake kit in your home yet if the danger is not staring you in the face the urgency wanes. After WWII there was a clear and present danger that WAS staring people in the face and CD became popular among the masses yet it too faded when danger was no long a current "in your face" threat. I am also a CERT team manager and see the community apathy even today. Should a disaster strike you will have a lot of untrained people willing to help.

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