Skip to comments.Complete Disaster Non-Preparedness: DC Grocery Stores Out , Gas Unavailable, Grid-Down Heat Rages
Posted on 07/02/2012 4:43:44 PM PDT by Kartographer
Weve seen it time and again over the last decade. An emergency strikes and panic grips the city or region for days or weeks on end.
We saw a complete breakdown of emergency response and law & order during Hurricane Katrina. The 2011 Snowpocalypse on the east coast led to runs on grocery stores and empty shelves within a matter of hours. Widespread blackouts during Hurricane Ike left large sections of the Houston power grid down for up to four weeks. In all these cases gas was almost impossible to find, what was in your pantry was what you had until food distribution resumed, local water was not safe for consumption, and government response was limited to reinstating essential services first and foremost.
The bottom line, as Jesselyn Radack of the Government Accountability Project notes, is that after billions have been spent by Department of Homeland Security, FEMA and local law enforcement, we are no more prepared today than we were the day before September 11, 2011.
(Excerpt) Read more at shtfplan.com ...
The following is from ‘Ann’ in Japan during the disaster there last year...food for thought...
“Utterly amazingly, where I am there has been no looting, no pushing in lines. People leave their front doors open, as it is safer when an earthquake strikes. People keep saying, Oh, this is how it used to be in the old days when everyone helped one another. I find food and water left in my entranceway. I have no idea from whom, but it is there. Old men in green hats go from door to door checking to see if everyone is OK.
Ann, in Japan during the March, 2011 earthquake and tsunami, from Medical News Commentaries, Finding Beauty When All the Lights Go Out, Mark Sircus, Ac., OMD, newsletter@ magnesiumforlife.com
I responded with an example in post #65 this thread. Also other FReepers sent you examples in this same thread. It appears that not only are you too lazy to do your own research you are to lazy to read the responses to your questions.
First I’ll begin with every post you have directed toward me.
At least a half dozen show up belittling preppers or making fun of them.
Consider this: maybe you are wound a bit too tight. Are you sending these folks profanity laced freepmails like you've sent me? Hmmmm?
First Ill begin with every post you have directed toward me.
I am your example? A guy asking questions?
Got it. You can't produce anything.
Here's something to consider: maybe you, and your Freepmail foul mouthed friends, have attitudes that attract negativity.
ping for later read. good points to consider.
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