In my first article 32 Events You Should Have Been Prepared For This Year I listed unexpected events that were good reasons why you should prep and be prepared. Here are another 11 events and another 11 reasons why prepping and preparedness should be a way of life.
17th) Occupy Wall Street starts, occupy movement spreads to other cities
Thailand inundated by massive flooding
29th) Freak October snowstorm hits east coast. millions without power for days
31st) World population reaches 7 billion
Super Committee fails to agree on deficit reduction
25th) CDC Warns of New Swine Flu Strain
9th) Cyber attacks could wreck world oil supply, says oil companies…
Hackers are bombarding the world’s computer controlled energy sector, conducting industrial espionage and threatening potential global havoc through oil supply disruption
12th) Dutch scientists develop mutant version of bird flu
17th) Kim Jong II dies
23rd) Emergency preparedness progress eroding …
According to a Huffington Post editorial written by Jeffrey Levi, the executive director of Trust for America’s Health, the last 10 years of progress for emergency preparedness are now eroding due to budget cuts.
29th) Tamiflu-Resistant Influenza Virus Spreading in Australia
31st) Oil May Rise as Iran Threatens to Block Strait of Hormuz
After dismal 2011, Eurozone Faces Uncertain 2012
The daily headlines from the past year have shown we never know what tomorrow will bring. All we can do is plan the best we can for the unexpected.
Wishing you a happy and safe New Year.
Tomorrow: Top 10 events to prepare for in 2012.