Skip to comments.Government Zombie Promos Are Spreading
Posted on 09/08/2012 7:22:22 AM PDT by JoeProBono
The governments zombie apocalypse is spreading and could come to an emergency-management center near you.
A few weeks before the governments Zombie Awareness Month in October, FEMAs monthly webinar Thursday discussed the success of the Centers for Disease Controls zombie-preparedness campaign and how other centers can use pop culture references even fictitious ones like the walking dead to promote gearing up for real disasters.
Almost 400 emergency-management professionals tuned in nationwide, according to an official at the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Zombie-preparedness messages and activities have proven to be an effective way of engaging new audiences, particularly young people who are not familiar with what to do before, during or after a disaster, Danta Randazzo of FEMAs individual and community preparedness division said during the webinar. Its also a great way to grab attention and increase interest in general.
He said the original zombie campaign, which the CDC launched in May 2011, succeeded in educating more members of the public about real emergencies while keeping government costs relatively low. After all, preparation for a zombie apocalypse isnt especially different from preparation for a number of other disasters, such as the CDCs zombie apocalypse-education program recommendations to build an emergency kit with food, water and medications; plan an evacuation route and pick a meeting place to regroup........
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Dibs on the Twinkies.
All joking aside, how better to prepare for a martial law take-over of the country than by creating a ridiculous-sounding reason to put troops and material in place?
Rather than spending money hiring actors, they should just take pics at any Occupy or Code Pink rally.
The definition of a Zombie is the walking dead. In any SHTF scenario, those people who have not prepared to provide for themselves and their families independent of normal supply channels are walking dead.
[that's the best thing about a trike...you can jack a Mossberg at full speed and not fall over]
Ok, that's funny. Heck why not mount an M-60 on the thing?
Because Himself won’t freaking let me, that’s why.
[I’d have been happy with a measly little .50 cal but noooooo!]
Here is a related sci-fi/horror story on this concept, if allowed.
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