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“The message for a lot of us needs to be, ‘Be ready for anything’,” said Battalion Chief Larry Collins. “The message used to be 72 hours, but we’ve seen in disasters like [Hurricane] Katrina, even [Hurricane] Sandy recently, that, really, if it’s wiped out your infrastructure, and your electricity grid and your communications, it will be very likely be more than three days before you start getting food, water and other supplies coming in from outside.”

 

http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2013/03/11/residents-urged-to-prep-for-two-weeks-on-your-own-on-quake-anny/

 

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I think he forgot to mention law enforcement.

 

All I can keep flashing back on is after Hurricane Sandy the people standing out on the street 48hrs after the storm saying they were hungry and wondering where the government was to feed them. Can you imagine what L.A. would be like after a major quake?

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No, I can't. We went through the Lancers quake and power was put for about 72 hours, the ATM system statewide was done for longer than that.

Glad we are now out of social, the crush of humanity is a terrible thing to have to deal with on normal days, much less large-scale "emergencies".

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I wonder what the folks hit by sandy would say seeing how it took 3 months plus for our government to put a package

 

up to a vote then it was full of pork and actually very little money for those effected if those people are still democrats

 

after a first hand screwing they got I have no words to explain it.

 

OH and insurance companies got out of paying because it was not a flood it was rising water????? and some other

 

angles and trickery if you had flood insurance you still may not have been covered but boy if your in egypt they

 

jumped through their azz to get them their planes tanks and money and Mali Syria etc etc they are sending food and

 

support to them but screw Americans and then the city comes in and condemn or fine people who's home has been damaged.

 

it is a national travesty IMO

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You know I was thinking the same thing this morning when I was startled by the earthquake luckily it didn't last long at all (that's what she said), but I was thinking about stocking up on some supplies incase there was more or bigger aftershocks. I did fill up my truck and a few gas cans just in case. I picture the city of Los Angeles would turn into a war zone quick and in a hurry.

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California is a funny place some areas would go crazy and some would be help each other hand in hand during a

natural disaster {some other man made event would be questionable of the reaction}

 

IMO a natural disaster is not the time to be a prick wait till TEOTWAWKI and even then let your area dictate what you need to do

some areas are not going to turn into crazyville because the people just are not wired that way.

of course some areas will look like the Nazi's going into Poland.

 

like I have heard it said, "don't start no sh*t and there will be no sh*t"

Large cities are a petri dish for confrontation and violence it is apparent to me the ones who are handed everything are the first

to try to take advantage and steal everything that is not chained down and burn down their own community {go figure}

I realize it is not true of all the people in any area but rage like that harms everyone and those who try to stop it get hurt.

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You know, I spend half my time shipping water filtration devices to areas after the fact because they never want to see anything like that again. The other half are preppers like us.

Every thing I move is under $60 and has been to places like Haiti and other disasters around the world. I do keep for myself a hanging bag that cranks out about 10 gallons per hour that could take care of most the people in my subdivision. I also keep for myself the items for bugging out. I'm not trying to sell anything here because most of you have taken care of the water situation. (first on list) It just gets ugly with crowds that die in 3-4 days without water or they drink from lakes and get worse (die slower) from contamination and bad bacteria.

In Louisiana they could have dropped these devices and bucket systems for cheap and had water for large groups of people.

I wish I could just give it away. Maybe some day I will be able too.

nuff said

Texas Terry

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not against what you said I can understand why you said it.

but I do not believe in giving anything away during decent times people have money now

and time right now! and if they do not see the value in their own lives and piss their money

on a video game then screw them.

 

I relate it to the Katrina mind set steal a flat screen TV and beer when there is no power

getting drunk during a disaster is so far beyond stupid I cannot comprehend it.

 

I feel everyone deserves to make a profit and a living it makes me crazy what people will waste their money on

and as soon as a whiff of danger hits them they panic and push shove and knock over baby strollers to get

what they think they need to survive in that moment they know what it takes to survive but before they

laugh in your face when you tell them to get ready or prepare if they put no value on their lives

I damn sure would not.

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