Biological and Chemical Weapons
How Have They Impacted Our Society?
A British Sihk Soldier putting a gas mask on his horse. World War 2
Chemical Weapons- Chemicals that are weaponized that are used to kill or injure life forms.
Biological Weapons- Biological organisms like bacteria or viruses that are weaponized to kill or injure life forms
Rules of Engagement- Rules set up by a high power in society of warfare to protect people/territory that shouldn't be involved.
World War One
Tear Gas: 0% of Deaths by Chemicals
Chlorine: Around 1,100 deaths
Phosgene: 85% of Deaths by Chemicals
Mustard Gas: 2%-3% of deaths by chemicals
Examples of Major Biological Weapon Agents
Examples of Chemical Weapons
January 23rd, 2015
March 27th- April 22nd 2014
August 21st, 2013
Fighting Bio-Chemical Weapons
1925 Geneva Protocol
What Happens if There is an attack in our area?
-vacate to a red cross facility or shelter as soon as possible
- own a gas mask