Any grid down event could last anywhere for a few hours to a few months. preparing ourselves to handle these smaller situations and preparing for something that takes us months to recover from require more than just a flashlight and some batteries. There are many different scenarios we need to take into account that go far beyond just the power being out.
Knowing how people are going to react to a situation should dictate what and how you are preparing. Where you live will and your family situation will also play a role, different situations require different planning and skills.[Read more…]