Preppers include everyone from urbanites hoarding flashlight batteries to militant survivalists, but lately there's been increasing online chatter about stockpiling guns and ammo.
Judith Matloff teaches crisis reporting at Columbia’s Journalism School. She just published a manual for all hazards, How to Drag a Body and Other Safety Tips You Hope to Never Need.
Emergency managers face unclear guidelines, lack of rapid testing, and less shelter space.
The psychological effects of disasters such as hurricanes or terrorist attacks are devastating but short-lived. The emotional fallout of this pandemic just keeps coming.
The pandemic made us confront shortages of everything from health care to toilet paper. Now, as hurricane and wildfire seasons rev up, it’s time we mastered self-sufficiency.