In light of the energy crisis and the Ukraine war, Germany may face a power outage. You should have some supplies at home for 10 days per person.
frankfurt – aura– pandemic, hypertrophy, energy crisisAnd the The conflict in Ukraine – Is there a risk of power outages? Consumers should definitely be prepared for an emergency. Because in view of the currently tense situation due to Ukraine war and the The EU Commission does not rule out power outages due to the energy crisis.
For this reason, more and more warnings of power outages are currently being raised. So you must have some daily foods and items in the pantry. that Federal Office for Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance (BKK) He posted a list of supplies needed for each person for about 10 days.
Is there a power outage in Germany? This is the basic food supply for 10 days
According to the BKK, adequate availability of food is essential preparation for an emergency. A basic 10-day supply per person could look like this:
|drinks||20 liters (2 liters per day per person)|
|Cereals and grain products such as bread, potatoes, pasta and rice||3.5 kg|
|Vegetables and legumes||4 kilograms (glasses and cans can be used)|
|Fruit and nuts||2.5 kg (store fruits in cans and jars, use only fresh fruits that can be stored)|
|Milk and dairy products||2.6 kg|
|Fish, meat and eggs||1.5 kg|
|fatty oils||0.357 lbs|
|other at will||Sugar, salt, flour, sweetener, honey, jam, chocolate, ready meals, broth, cocoa powder, pretzel sticks|
Small meals can be heated up and prepared on the camping stove. Table grills can be used in the garden or on the balcony. According to the BKK, it’s also important to consider food storage instructions.
Blackout: You must have this in stock in case your heating and light fail
Don’t forget about pets, too. Enough food, bedding, medicine and other essential products should be stocked for them. Furthermore, the medicine box should be stocked with a basic stock of necessary medicines and adequate hygiene items such as soap, trash bags and toilet paper should be provided. According to BKK, a certain amount of spare batteries is also recommended.
|Heating failure||supply of coal, briquettes or wood if you own a stove or fireplace; Otherwise, keep warm clothes, blankets, and doors closed|
|light failure||Flashlights with enough batteries, candles, matches, lighters, camping lights, or outdoor lights|
Prevent Blackouts: With these tips, you’ll be prepared for an outage
BKK also gives more Tips for preventing blackouts:
- Batteries in laptops, mobile phones, telephones, etc. must be charged and equipped with spare batteries
- Solar battery chargers or power banks can help if there is a power outage
- Cash should be available, as ATMs will also stop working in the event of a power outage
- Set up a battery-operated radio or a crank radio so that notifications from the authorities can be followed in the event of a prolonged power outage
Having emergency supplies is important, but there is no reason to stock up. (Mercury)