This is the fifth and final installment in a series of Diaries on personal disaster preparedness. Your humble correspondent is a Silicon Valley technical executive with both professional and personal experience in risk assessment and disaster-readiness planning. Links to reference materials, including planning guides and reference information, will be posted at the end of this Diary, the final installment in this series.
Assess your risks!
Plan to survive! (part A)
Plan to survive! (part B)
Emergency gear and supplies
Material preparations continued; Conclusion
This information is the kind made available in some of the more disaster-prone areas, but its value is beyond measure, no matter where you live and deserves wide circulation. Amidst the tumultuous political fallout, Katrina reminds us there are more than rhetorical lessons to be had. Study up.