Crisis Project

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by RightHand, Jun 30, 2011.


  1. RightHand

    RightHand Pioneer in a New World Moderator Founding Member

    Crisis Project

    Although we all need to be prepared to take care of ourselves and our families, different family situations and different crises present distinctly different prep requirements

    Some of the things to consider:
    Do you live in the country, suburbs, or city
    Your age and your family make-up
    Your health and that of your family
    The proximity of close relatives and friends who will require your assistance

    Next, what is the crisis:
    Do you have advance warning with a little time to prep - i.e. hurricane,
    flood, snow storm

    Is it a sudden emergency that hits with no warning - i.e. earthquake,
    tornado, chemical spill

    Is it a societal emergency that has national repercussions

    Finally...
    Will you be able to ride it out in place or
    Will you need to evacuate

    In this thread, I'd like to present a few different scenarios for us all
    to consider. I'm not an expert in the subject, only someone interested
    in being prepared for the misfortunes that could come my way.

    My thought was that we could collectively create a cast with individual profiles then present an emergency and discuss how each of the cast members could best prepare to handle that type of situation.

    Is anyone interested in this type of thread? ​
     
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  2. chelloveck

    chelloveck Diabolus Causidicus

    Yes...I'm in

    Yes...I'm up for it....wargaming theoreticals can be a usefull method of exercising problem solving techniques.
     
  3. mysterymet

    mysterymet Monkey+++

    I am also in. What if games can be very useful for planning.
     
  4. Witch Doctor 01

    Witch Doctor 01 Mojo Maker

    I will play as well....
     
  5. ghrit

    ghrit Ambulatory anachronism Administrator Founding Member

    Hm. Could be fun as well as edumakashunal.
     
  6. Nadja

    Nadja RIP 3-11-2013 Forum Leader

  7. dragonfly

    dragonfly Monkey+++

    I'm game!
     
  8. Sapper John

    Sapper John Analog Monkey in a Digital World

    I would like a taste of that my own self...
     
  9. BTPost

    BTPost Old Fart Snow Monkey Moderator

    I will be up for this RH.... Thanks for bring it up.....
     
  10. RightHand

    RightHand Pioneer in a New World Moderator Founding Member

    We seem to have some interest so I guess it's a go.

    I think we might start by developing a cast. If no one else starts it today, I'll begin tonight
     
  11. ghrit

    ghrit Ambulatory anachronism Administrator Founding Member

    Suggest a single topic for starters, much the way military "gaming" operates. New threads for different scenarios?
     
  12. beast

    beast backwoodsman

    im down with it, add me up
     
  13. Witch Doctor 01

    Witch Doctor 01 Mojo Maker

    We will also need a common location for our scenario to occur...
     
  14. RightHand

    RightHand Pioneer in a New World Moderator Founding Member

    I disagree WD - In my mind, every cast member has a different scenario - different location, different circumstances.
     
  15. Witch Doctor 01

    Witch Doctor 01 Mojo Maker

    so one scenario at diffrent locii?
     
  16. RightHand

    RightHand Pioneer in a New World Moderator Founding Member

    Same event, different location with different cast
     
  17. Tracy

    Tracy Insatiably Curious Moderator Founding Member

    [pop]
     
  18. beast

    beast backwoodsman

    that would help us formulate plans for multiple probabilities
     
  19. chelloveck

    chelloveck Diabolus Causidicus

    Tactical Exercises Without Troops

    This kind of thought experiment is similar to the TEWT (Tactical Exercise Without Troops) that I used to do as part of my military training as an officer.

    I have appended some web resources that may be of interest on the subjects of TEWTs, Courses of Action Development and Analysis, and Tactical Appreciations. Some might be a little technical, but you will know what will make sense to you.


    Tactical Exercises Without Troops (TEWT)

    http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/library/policy/army/fm/25-101/fm251_9.htm

    http://ejmas.com/jnc/tdg_home.htm

    http://www.cfp.ca/content/46/10/1951.full.pdf

    http://www.kriegsspiel.org.uk/index.php?

    option=com_content&task=view&id=166&Itemid=1

    Courses of Action Development and Analysis

    http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/library/report/call/call_93-3_ch4.htm

    Military Appreciations

    http://www-tradoc.army.mil/tpubs/pams/p525-5-500.pdf


    Defence of Duffer's Drift....an example of a Boer War era TEWT


    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Defence_of_Duffer's_Drift


    http://www.cgsc.edu/carl/resources/csi/swinton/swinton.asp
     
     
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  20. RightHand

    RightHand Pioneer in a New World Moderator Founding Member

    Thanks chello. You may be the logical group leader in these exercises
     
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