When the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) came out and recommended that every American have a few days to a few weeks worth of survival supplies on hand at all times, many of us were skeptical.
If the US federal government was recommending citizens be prepared for a survival crisis, even a short-term one, what must they be expecting?
Turns out, they really did not have anything specific in mind.
In a rare moment of self-awareness, however, after Katrina, FEMA realize it was woefully prepared for any type of massive disaster – even a short-term survival crisis!
What they were silently acknowledging is that for all but the helpless, if you could help yourself before a survival event or in its aftermath, you should be prepared to do so.
To see some reasons why you cannot rely on FEMA in a survival emergency unless there is no other choice, check out the next page.