I have been 5 days without power because they restored the upper class and low income housing along with ALL businesses first. Once again the middle class who pays for their free housing and their utilities is the last to be taken care of.
Instead of working to restore my power the AEP workers were delivering food to the low income housing project because they told them NO ONE HAS TAKEN [...]
(Reuters) – More than 1 million homes and businesses in a swath from Indiana to Virginia remained without power early on Wednesday, five days after deadly storms tore through the region.
The outage meant no July 4 holiday for thousands of utility workers who scrambled to restore power across the region.
Much of the afflicted areas faced yet another day of scorching heat, with the National Weather Service forecasting temperatures from 90 [...]
Here are some to be more comfortable (for as long as we have A/C on some of these tips, others are for off-the-grid). Also, people die of heat stroke. Know the symptoms and do not assume the paramedics can get there in time. In high-humidity heat, alcochol will evaporate more readily than water: keep some on hand for alcohol baths. I suggest keeping cold packs on hand, too, like you’d use to keep [...]
In a SHTF/Collapse/WROL scenario – (not inclusive of an EMP/Grid down or pandemic panic scenario), there will not be tens of thousands leaving the cities, at least not at first, and rarely all at once, unless a massively nasty occurrence like a firestorm or hurricane drives them out. No single person is going to want to leave the security and safety of their “home” until the food runs out, and [...]
by Aaron Moyer
Authors Note: For this edition of Practical Survival Skills, I want to make this more interactive, as I believe that this format is really beneficial for learning. During the â€œMesoscaleâ€ discussion, Iâ€™ll ask the reader a series of questions that they should answer based on their location. If you donâ€™t want to participate in the conversation, thatâ€™s perfectly fine! Itâ€™s simply an exercise [...]