Fears are rising in Poland - fears of Russian President Vladimir Putin, of terrorism and the specter of another war. One symptom is the growing numbers of preppers - people who stock up on provisions to be ready for tough times ahead.
Germany is to begin surveillance of a growing subculture with some far-right affiliations known as the "prepper scene." The network collects weapons and other supplies in case of natural disasters or social collapse.
US sales of bomb shelters have skyrocketed as fears of nuclear attack and climate-based disaster increase. A growing community of Doomsday "preppers" claims the government is unable to protect the American people.
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