069: An Interview with Dale and Lisa Goodwin, All About Grid Down Scenarios

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News in Two Minutes Segment

Topic:

Possible Events to cause Power grid failure

  • Tornado

  • Basic Storm
  • Tornado
  • Hurricane
  • Blizzard
  • EMP
  • CME
  • Hacking Attempts
  • Geo-Magnetic Event

 

Power Grid Failure

Concerns in grid-down scenarios

  • Recovery will be over a year or two in a large scale grid-down event
  • Grocery Stores will close
    • Only have 2-3 days’ worth of food anyways
    • Many that use their heads can get by for 14 days with no input
  • Loss of Electric Devices
    • Cooking food
    • Perishable foods in fridge and freezer
    • Heating and Cooling systems
    • Lighting
  • Vehicles (either fried electrical or gas pumps are off)
  • Water (municipal water facitlities, or electric well pumps)
  • Security (systems go down)
    • Riots
    • Theft
    • Burglary
    • After 60 days 50-100 million could be gone because
      • Rampant disease
      • Dehydration
      • Starvation
      • Murder
    • After 3-4 Months
      • 100-200 Million could be gone due to the same reason and that they neglected to Bug Out early enough before disease, rot, gangs and hoards.
      • A few will manage to make it to the country for “easy pickings”, but will probably not live long.
  • Health and Sanitation
    • Flushing toilets
    • Dysentery from bad water
    • Viral or Bacterial Outbreaks
    • Even prepped, self-reliant people will be vitamin deficient

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