BBC Statement: Germans told to stockpile food and water for civil defence

Bundestagsabgeordneter von Bündnis 90/Die Grünen

BBC Statement: Germans told to stockpile food and water for civil defence

For the first time since the Cold War the German government is advising citizens to stockpile food and water for use in a national emergency. Some opposition MPs said the new civil defence concept, to go before ministers on Wednesday, was scaremongering.

Read the BBC article from 22nd of August 2016 with a statement of Konstantin von Notz here: bbc.com/news/world-europe-37155060?ocid=socialflow_facebook&ns_mchannel=social&ns_campaign=bbcnews&ns_source=Facebook