The 72h concept details the level of home preparedness recommended by the authorities and NGOs
For example, an extended power outage may result in a situation where society’s services are disrupted or even discontinued.
Households should prepare to cope independently for at least three days should a disruption occur. They should store at least three days’ worth of food supplies, water and medicines. It would also be important to know the basics of preparedness, such as where to get reliable information during a disruption and how to cope in a residence that is getting colder and colder.
Home preparedness is of great benefit to both society and, above all, to each individual themselves. This is why everyone should prepare for disruptions and emergencies.
Check if you are properly prepared!
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