Are you prepared for an unexpected, extended power outage? Do you have enough food, water, and other essentials to last until power returns?
It wasn’t until I moved to the Yukon, with only one road in from the south (the Alaska Highway), that I realized how quickly we can become vulnerable when, say, the road is shut down due to flooding and so no food/supplies can be delivered to stores, or the fibre optic cable(s) into the territory is mistakenly severed by a backhoe and phone communication becomes impossible.
Similar things can happen wherever you live, at any time– by natural disasters or from other causes. Be prepared. I like to use Murphy’s Law to my advantage– if I’m prepared, I won’t have to be, but if I’m not, I’ll wish I was. Offgridsurvival.com has a page of website listings that can help you use Murphy’s Law to your advantage as well. Check ’em out. http://offgridsurvival.com/survivalwebsites/