- 1 Keep your lights on, and your sanity.
- 2 When it’s time to get down to business, we’re the ones you want on your team.
- 3 The only thing you need to stay prepared this winter.
- 4 The ultimate list of items to keep your home safe during a power outage.
When the power goes out, don’t go out!
We’re not going to lie, this is a really tough post. In the event of a blackout, you may be without power and water for days at a time. And that’s why we’ve put together this list of 9 essential items for your blackout survival kit!
1. Water: How much water should you have?
2. Food: Which foods are most nutritious and filling in emergencies?
3. Medicine: What about medicine for digestion, allergies, pain relief and headaches?
4. Light sources: Candles or flashlights?
5. Communication and transportation devices: Cell phones or walkie-talkies? 2 6. Entertainment items to help bored kids that have time to spare during a blackout
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One of the largest blackouts in history happened recently, affecting 50 million people and causing them to be without power for several days. There are many causes that can lead a blackout such as reducing the amount of voltage on an electrical grid or getting too much demand from all appliances running at once; but what causes these things to happen? Brown Out: This is when there’s less electricity being distributed throughout certain areas than usual because either they’re overloaded with usage (such as during cold weather) or due to maintenance work going on.
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Keep your lights on, and your sanity.
Unfortunately, we’ve all experienced a blackout before. What’s worse is that it can happen at anytime and for any reason! However, another type of outage you should be aware about is called the “rolling black-out.” Rolling outages are periods in which electricity from power plants fails to meet anticipated demand by utility companies due to factors such as an increase in air conditioner use during hot weather or scheduled maintenance on generators. Thankfully there has been no major rolling blacks since deregulation started but if one were ever going to occur I’m sure people would have their torches ready just like they did with Hurricane Katrina – stay safe!
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A common cause of electric shortages (power failure) can be attributed when electrical grids experience physical damage resulting in a complete loss
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A rolling blackout is a type of power outage that happens when the utility company cuts off electricity to one area in order to prevent damage and then needs cut it off from another location. Without lights, you might be able-bodied but with no way of seeing where hazards are or being seen by others outside your home. The next step would be looking at some items needed for these circumstances:
A flashlight! If there’s any chance this will happen again, keep them on hand so they’re ready if need be; though always make sure batteries work before an emergency strikes – check their expiration date too! Candles can also provide light during emergencies as long as someone stays near them while burning (make sure not to leave unattended). A portable radio
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If you don’t have any alternate light sources, then darkness can be a dangerous situation. Trips and falls are more likely to happen when there is no light in the home; not only that but grabbing the wrong bottle of something (like medication) will also become much greater. Make sure to avoid these hazards by having at least one backup flashlight or lantern if possible with either batteries or solar power as well as candles which may pose safety risks depending on where they’re placed so those might need caution too! My favorite energy-efficient “no lights” outside option is this amazing solar powered flashlight over here without needing electricity from an outlet for it being rechargeable!
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It may seem like a lot of work to prepare for an emergency, but being prepared can get you through any situation. If there’s ever a blackout at night it will be much more difficult than in the day because streetlamps and businesses are not lit up anymore so neighborhoods feel even darker. This makes traveling outside by car or on foot riskier during nighttime hours when visibility is poor and it becomes easier to lose your way if something happens along the way which could result in injury or death.
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To ensure safety while driving as well as walking around town here are some helpful tips: reduce your speed especially under low light conditions; avoid distractions such as phones, radios, screens etc.; stay extra vigilant about what’s going on around you
If you’re lucky, the power will only go out for a few minutes. However this is not always going to be the case so make sure that in these cases your safety comes first. What would happen if someone was driving and they didn’t have their headlights on? This could result in accidents or other severe consequences when it’s dark outside. One of those things one might need during an emergency situation like this are water bottles! If there isn’t any electricity then people may still get some type of assistance from municipal utilities; however without clean drinking water who knows what can come about as deadly diseases such as cholera spread quickly around bodies of stagnant untreated sewage waters which cause serious illness among populations lacking safe access to potable fluids (RT
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When water is scarce, there are two important things you need to do. First and foremost it is useful for knowing how to find clean drinking water in the event a disaster strikes your area; second, have an emergency stockpile of one gallon per person per day just incase something unforeseen happens that disrupts access or production.
Your life is on the line and water may be hard to find in an emergency. You need enough for you, your family, or friends that are there with you at home when disaster strikes. I’d also recommend investing in a way of getting clean drinking from unfiltered sources like filters and tablets so if things get real bad we won’t die of dehydration! If no power means boiling up some fresh H20 over our little buddy fire starter stove now might not work out too well without electricity running through it all day long- but then again who knows what’ll happen?
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The first thing you should do before any major disasters hits is stock as much drinkable water as possible…but don’t forget about new ways to filter this dirty stuff
Cooking without a good stove or microwave is hard, but it doesn’t have to be an impossible feat. The best way to cook outdoors is with the help of natural resources like solar and wood-burning stoves. But if you’re in need of something more portable for your kitchen needs there are also camping cooking options that can get you through until power comes back on!
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Alternative ways to heat up food: An outdoor grill, Solar ovens (which use sunlight), campstove 2’s which run off fuel cansisters or biomass (for example Kelly Kettles). Remember though; these types may not be safe inside so make sure they remain outside while being used
Canned food items are great because they do not need to be cooked and there is a variety to choose from. Soups, stews, chili sauces veggies fruits beans meats these should all appeal with your palate no matter what you prefer! And don’t forget the manual can openers for emergencies when we’re tired of using our teeth or metal objects like knives. Dry goods such as pasta oatmeal cereal etc some items in this category may require water so take that into account when preparing your prepping supplies. Survival foods specifically manufactured for these types of situations are handy; if you have MREs dehydrated freeze-dried pouches bucket foods on hand then it means one less thing we’ll worry about during an emergency situation
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If you are going to be stocking up your emergency kit, don’t forget about the importance of first aid. You might not want a hospital’s backup generators to kick in at all!
The most important thing to do in the event of a blackout is stay calm. It’s not as bad as it sounds! There are some things you can do today that will prepare for these unfortunate events: keep your first-aid kit stocked with all necessary supplies and learn how to perform basic medical procedures such as CPR, bleeding control, giving an IV or wound care. Don’t forget about sanitation either; if there isn’t running water available then you’ll need other means of keeping yourself clean after going number 2 (or even before). As long as we’re prepared ahead of time everything should work out just fine!
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When a disaster strikes it can be hard to get clean water. From washing dishes, taking showers or even brushing your teeth you must rely on bottled water which is not always available and may come at an expense that many cannot afford. Consider purchasing some trash bags in case the sanitation system goes down for long periods of time such as when Hurricane Sandy hit New York City leaving people without power and with no running toilets or sinks. Trash bags are also great because they make cleanup after disasters much easier by serving as makeshift garbage cans so any food left over does not spoil until there’s enough light outside to properly dispose them off from where they were stored during emergency times like this one!
Power outages can be a minor inconvenience or they could turn your life upside down. Either way, if you’re trying to get in touch with someone who’s not near an outlet and has no battery left on their phone then what are you going to do? There are many ways that will work for different circumstances but the most important thing is communication!
The emergency kit should not just have a battery charger for phones, but also power generators that can provide information about the status of an emergency. If you live in a place where there is plenty of space and means to purchase one or more solar-powered or crank-style generators which are capable of charging your phone as well, then consider taking out this precautionary measure now before it’s too late!
When the power goes out, your body temperature can drop fast and you could die from exposure to heat or cold. To help with hot days, try these suggestions:
– Wear loose clothing that is light in color – Don’t wear a hat (it will make it harder for sweat glands on top of your head to cool down)
– Drink plenty water; remember alcohol dehydrates you so don’t drink too much if at all!
Wool blankets may not be the most amazing invention of all time, but they sure are effective and lifesaving. If you find yourself in an emergency situation this winter where you’re cold to the point that it’s starting from your bones outwards with no relief or way to escape, wool is going to do a lot for keeping warm – provided there isn’t snow on top! Dress in layers so as long as one layer can keep dry enough from sweat then another will have something underneath them without being soaked through by outside moisture. Make sure fleece jackets and sweaters aren’t too tight though because layering also means getting hot when trying hard work like hiking uphill while carrying someone else who has fallen ill due their own condition wearing down even more quickly than
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Imagine the best party you have ever been to. It was full of people, food and fun activities all around. You had a great time laughing with your friends and enjoying yourself in such an amazing atmosphere for hours on end– it’s indescribable! Suddenly, as if by magic (or maybe just because someone flicked off the light switch), everything got dark; there were no more sounds coming from any direction except occasional muffled voices or objects scraping against each other. Your heart is pounding wildly out of fear at what might be lurking outside while darkness shrouds anything that should emit light into nothingness…you’re alone now but don’t want to leave this place where memories are made until you can find some kind soul who will
The need for an emergency kit is more important than ever with how quickly storms can destroy homes and take lives. That’s why it’s always good to have a backup plan, one that will keep you safe from life-threatening conditions like the ones seen in this article about “large storm system moves across Midwest of U.S.”
The ultimate list of items to keep your home safe during a power outage.
Emergency workers, volunteers and lineman are working around the clock to restore power in those who need it. It’s a tough job with little sleep because as of this morning four days later some still have no electricity whatsoever. I would like to give these heroes a shout out for all that they do!