“Travelers/Commuters Car Emergency Kit”
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– “There’s a Mad Rush to Buy Earthquake Survival Kits in Seattle”
“But to really prepare the Pacific Northwest for the Big One, much more needs to be done.”
“There really is a 9.0 earthquake/skyscraper-sized tsunami predicted to unmoor coastal life as we know it in the Pacific Northwest—quite possibly within the next 50 years. Last week the New Yorker trumpeted the story of these apocalyptic truths with terrifying exactness. 13,000 are projected to die, and millions more will be injured or displaced. It will take decades, and an incalculable sum, to recover.
But the article’s fear-mongering has also had an activating effect: People are suddenly buying emergency survival kits in droves. The Seattle Times writes of earthquake packages ‘flying off shelves,” quoting Laura Bliss, The Atlantic, CityLab.
– UPDATE: July 28, 2015
“How to Stay Safe When the Big One Comes”
By Kathryn Schulz, The New Yorker.
– Check-out The Survival Center’s catalog, based right here in Yelm
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