Emergency Planning: Preparing for Power Blackouts

December 6, 2017 at 10:52 am Leave a comment

My neighbors tell me they once went 13 days without power after a winter storm. Knowing it will happen again, and dreading a stint in a shelter, I decided to get ready. Last fall I devoted a week to preparing a simple and inexpensive emergency kit that will help my family ride out 14 days without electricity. This kit gives me peace of mind because now I know the next blackout won’t be a nightmare. Life might even be pretty close to normal.

Read Emergency Planning: Preparing for Power Blackouts by Barbara Pleasant at Mother Earth News.

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Entry filed under: Emergency Preparedness, How-To, Resilience.

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