WYE 036: Public Safety Power Shutoffs – How to be ready
Pacific Gas and Electric, the nation’s largest privately owned utility company, is under fire for planning and executing mass power shutoffs to millions of Californians. They claim it was to avoid large wild fires due to downed power lines the company fails to properly maintain.
While many folks didn’t have supplies or a plan, your good pals at What’s Your Emergency have you covered in case this ever happens to you. Listen in as Justin Schorr, our expert on disaster preparation and creator of the Family Disaster Evacuation Plan, tells you what to expect and how to prepare your family for 2-5 days without power.
- What complications arise from having no power?
- How long will food last in the refrigerator or freezer?
- When is it safe to stay and safer to leave?
- What supplies should you have on hand in the case of a disaster?
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