Preventive preparation for times of crisis: According to the Minister of the Interior of the State of Mecklenburg-West, citizens should stock up on emergency supplies against possible breakdowns in the electricity and water supply.
The Christian level of the SPD politician believes that it makes sense to arm yourself with the necessary supplies to face such crisis situations. On Sunday, he said the state government explicitly supports the precautionary advice in the citizen’s letter from district managers. There are many signs that you will get through the winter well. However, the state, counties and municipalities are preparing for the fact that there may be a power shortage.
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“It makes sense to have an emergency supply of essential items on hand at all times,” says Leavell.
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In the three-page citizens’ letter on Friday, the county council reported on the state’s actions in the event of long-term power supply problems, and also gave advice for personal supply. With winter approaching, many citizens were worried about imminent power shortages and longer blackouts. “Should something like this happen, the state and local authorities will provide support within their means,” the letter said.
The example given is the creation of “heat islands” where people can warm up and, if necessary, prepare hot meals. However, residents were asked to make ends meet even after the supermarkets closed.
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Please use your sense of proportion to check if you are prepared for longer power, heat or drinking water outages. Every household should have a ten-day supply, especially non-perishable foods and liquids. Small show is better than no show! Increase your supply over a longer period of time without buying a hamster.” (dpa/mp)