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A Prepper Risk Assessment Chart

Discussion in 'Articles written by members' started by twp, Apr 15, 2019.

  1. twp

    twp Administrator Staff Member

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    This is a greatly simplified version of my Prepper Threat Assessment Spreadsheet.

    I will keep this updated as I feel needed. This chart is a reflection of MY situation, not necessarily of yours.

    NOTE: This is a chart of Threats. Your Preparations may act to reduce your degree of Danger from these Threats.

    THIS IS A WORK IN PROGRESS AND IT WILL BE CHANGED AS I WORK OUT HOW TO USE IT IN THE FORUM.

    Please feel free to https://www.prepperforums.net/forum/general-talk/116367-official-want-hear-joke-thread-2.htmldo a copy/paste into your word processor and adjust to fit YOUR situation.

    Scale of Personal Threat, 1-100 (There is no Zero value for any of these threats)
    ====5====10===15===20===25===30===35===40===45===50===55===60===65===70===75===80===85===90===95===100
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    The Threat List:

    Biological Agent Used Inside USA
    ====5====10===15===20===25===30===35===40===45===50===55===60===65===70===75

    Biological Agent Used Outside of USA
    ====5====10===15===20===25===30===35===40===45===50===55===60===65===70===75===80===85


    Censorship (added 6/27/2019)
    ====5====10===15===20===25===30===35===40===45===50===55===60===65===70===75===80===85===90===95===100


    Drought
    ====5====10===15===20===25===30===35===40===45===50

    Earthquake
    ====5====10===15===20===25===30===35===40===45===50===55===60===65===70===75===80===85===90

    EMP / Solar CME
    ====5====10===15===20===25===30===35===40===45===50===55===60===65===70===75===80

    EMP Manmade

    ====5====10===15===20===25===30===35===40===45===50

    Flood
    ====5====10===15===20


    Government Overreach (reduced 4/25/19) ====5====10===15===20===25===30===35===40===45===50===55===60===65===70===75===80===85===90===95==

    Gun Confiscation (Increased 5/13/19)
    ====5====10===15===20===25===30===35===40===45===50===55===60===65===70===75===80===85===90

    Illness, Personal or Family, Serious

    ====5====10===15===20===25===30===35===40===45===50

    Insurance System Failure inside USA

    ====5====10===15===20===25===30===35

    Insurance System Failure Outside USA

    ====5====10===15===20===25===30===35===40===45===50

    Monetary Collapse of Dollar
    ====5====10===15===20===25===30===35===40===45===50===55===60===65===70===75

    Nuclear Attack on USA (Increased 6/20/19)
    ====5====10===15===20===25===30===35===40===45===50===55

    Nuclear Reactor Failure inside USA
    ====5====10===15===20===25===30===35===40===45===50===55===60===65===70===75===80

    Nuclear Reactor Failure outside USA
    ====5====10===15===20===25===30===35===40===45===50===55===60===65===70===75===80===85===90===95===100

    Pandemic inside USA (Increased 6/6/19)

    ====5====10===15===20===25===30===35===40===45===50===55===60

    Pandemic outside USA

    ====5====10===15===20===25===30===35===40===45===50===55===60===65===70

    Personal Job Loss

    ====5====10===15

    Religious Wars (created 4/28/19)

    ====5====10===15===20===25===30===35===40===45===50

    USA Internal Civil War
    ====5====10===15===20===25===30===35===40===45===50===55===60===65===70===75===80===85

    Vehicle Breakdown far from home
    ====5====10===15===20===25

    Vehicle Breakdown close to home
    ====5====10===15===20===25===30===35===40===45===50

    World Monetary Collapse
    ====5====10===15===20===25===30===35===40===45===50===55===60===65===70===75===80===85===90

    World War (Increased 6/20/19)
    ====5====10===15===20===25===30===35===40===45===50===55===60===65===70
     
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  2. Jerry D Young

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    I am curious. Are the double dash with verticle lines supposed to line up with the numerals and underscore line?
     
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  3. twp

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    Jerry, yes, that was the idea. I'm guessing that much depends on the browser fonts and OS configuration of the end user.
    Work in progress... Needs more work.
    I may have to convert this into an image file, not simple text.
    This forum software does not include a means of making graph lines except for the poll option, which doesn't fit this usage. Thanks for the feedback.
     
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    Excellent. Colored double dash with numbers. From 0-30 green, 30-75 orange, 75-100 red. Various lengths of 15 up to 100. Breakdown far from home was to 25 in a different font in black.
     
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    Ok fixed the black colored text.
    I don't understand this:
    I tried to make the bar graph fit in the forum text window. Depends on screen resolution, default font for the users browser.
     
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  7. Jerry D Young

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    Sorry twp. That was a very poor description of what I meant. Perhaps this will be a bit better:
    Job loss goes to 15
    Vehicle breakdown far from home goes to 25
    Solar CME goes to 80
    Nuclear reactor failure outside USA goes to 100.

    Just my opinion.
     
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    Ok, that is what I intended and those are the numbers for my personal risk levels for each threat.

    I will be adding various threats to this chart and perhaps change the names for some threats.

    For anyone else, they can copy paste these into a text editor and maintain their own threat assessment chart.

    Sadly, I cannot move my more detailed threat analysis chart into this website. That chart needs a website all for itself.
     
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    Updates and additions to chart; 4/19/19
     
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    I've alphabetized the threat list.
     
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    Good work, twp. Thank you.

    Just my opinion.
     
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    I've added a threat "Religious Wars". This is a very broad topic and bound to create disagreement between those who discuss it. Remember, this particular chart is MY opinion. YOUR chart may use this threat if you think it warranted, or not. Right now, we are seeing many attacks on multiple sides in the religious communities of the world. That is why I've added this as a specific threat item.

    Because of the controversial nature of religions, let us not engage in debate on the topic, but just watch carefully, as a Prepper, for how this may impact you and your family.
     
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    I've bumped the threat level for World War by five point, due to the current navel actions in the South China Sea and the Iran nuclear blustering. North Korea has fired some short range missiles as a provocation also. China is apparently placing troops into Venezuela...
     
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    I've increased my threat level for Pandemic Inside The USA, from 50 to 60.

    This is due to the many reports which I'm reading about the increase in disease cases, including Typhoid, in our American South and West.

    It is likely that this case increase is related to the very large number of Illegal Aliens (NOT immigrants) which are entering the country and being distributed across the states.

    Another factor is the high population of homeless living in cities such as Las Angeles and San Francisco California. The reports indicate very unsanitary conditions in an area with high traffic.
     
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    I've increase the risk factors on two threats:
    Gun Confiscation and World War
    This is based on reports of actual confiscation inside the US and the attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The movement of US ships to assist the tankers is also a factor in an increased risk.
     
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    Another increase in risk level, for two threats:
    Nuclear attack on the US and World War

    This is based on the report, today, that Iran has shot down a US drone plane in international waters.
     
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    New Threat added: Censorship. Started at 100% risk level, due to the current reactions by various social media and video sharing restrictions.
     
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