Humankind spent a lot of its history without electricity, so you’d think we’d be fine roughing it for a day or two. Unfortunately, the reality is we’re quite dependent on electricity for some very basic needs. Forget the cell phone or the computer — the safety of our food and water depends on a stable energy supply. Knowing how to stay safe during a power outage is essential in our modern world.
What Could Happen
- Food spoilage
- No light or electric stove
- No heating or air conditioning
- Read the following article. http://firstaid.about.com/od/emergencypreparation/qt/07_power_fail.htm
- Watch the following videos (below).
- Download: Become Informed – Utility Failure
- Discuss with your family. How can you be better prepared?
Become Informed: Wildfire and Home Fire
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