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There are all kinds of emergencies out there that we can prepare for. Take a zombie apocalypse for example. That’s right, I said z-o-m-b-i-e a-p-o-c-a-l-y-p-s-e. You may laugh now, but when it happens you’ll be happy you read this...
Originally posted by Domo1
I think it's just good marketing. Zombies are incredibly popular at the moment, and it's a good way for an otherwise boring agency to reach more people.
Originally posted by marbles87
reply to post by Rubicant13
Easier to control people if there are very few of them. Three words "Global Population Control" there are 6 billion or more too many people on earth and someone has to find a way to handle this problem. For instance if there was a huge catastrophe humans do not have enough resources to rebuild society to where it is today. There isn't enough wood, food, clothes, clean water... ect. People seem to forget why so many people were sacrificed in ancient times. The reason they were killed is because there wasn't enough resources to keep xx number of people alive so they started decreasing their population in times of need and we will be doing the same thing very soon.
Originally posted by inverslyproportional
reply to post by r2d246
OP, combined with all the ither things we keep hearing about...fema camps, ndaa, ammo purchases, bunkers being built, bankers and other top level execs retiring and going into (seclusion) out of no where,these messed up zombie attacks etc..
I am beginning to get a little alarmed here, like therfe is some factual s**t getting ready to go down, and we are the only nes not being warned in advance about it.
I have already made plans with my family, and have prepped as well as I can on my limited budget, but damn, it is kinda freaky, isn't this the 4th time the CDC has had somthing like this in the last 2 years?
Wonder why Zombies, Zombie Apocalypse, and Zombie Preparedness continue to live or walk dead on a CDC web site? As it turns out what first began as a tongue in cheek campaign to engage new audiences with preparedness messages has proven to be a very effective platform. We continue to reach and engage a wide variety of audiences on all hazards preparedness via Zombie Preparedness; and as our own director, Dr. Ali Khan, notes, "If you are generally well equipped to deal with a zombie apocalypse you will be prepared for a hurricane, pandemic, earthquake, or terrorist attack." So please log on, get a kit, make a plan, and be prepared!
there are CDC centers all over the place... the big jalopy real deal one is in Maryland
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is a United States federal agency under the Department of Health and Human Services headquartered in Druid Hills, unincorporated DeKalb County, Georgia, in Greater Atlanta
CDC zombie apocalypse video contest
On May 18, 2011, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's blog published an article instructing the public on what to do to prepare for a zombie invasion. While the article did not claim that such a scenario was possible, it did use the popular culture appeal as a means of having individuals prepare for all potential hazards, such as earthquakes, tornadoes, and floods.
Once the article became popular, the CDC announced an open contest for YouTube submissions of the most creative and effective videos covering preparedness for a zombie apocalypse (or apocalypse of any kind), to be judged by the "CDC Zombie Task Force". Submissions were open until October 11, 2011.