Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Shalom! Here are the Preparedness Sheet #4 INFO. handed out at the Beth Israel Jerusalem Center. A new sheet will be given out after every service over the the course of the next few weeks,Each week will cover a Different Focus and Area of preparedness.
**Two cautions that Pastor/Rabbi Jonathan Cahn has given REPEATEDLY: 1) Nothing has to happen this autumn, God is Sovereign and we can’t put Him in a box 2) Second caution: It could happen at this time. And Pastor Jonathan believes that, regardless of when it takes place, within the Shemitah or beyond, a great shaking is coming. And in any case, the keys of preparation, or disaster preparedness, is something that is wise to do and have on hand regardless, as a matter of wisdom.**
God bless!


In major emergencies and calamities, energy and power sources can fail.  This affects several critical areas of life – the use of electricity and anything dependent on electricity, heating, cooling, light, etc.   The following is to help in these areas:


Generators - Emergency generators can be installed or on hand to give temporary or alternate energy and power in the event of power outages.   These may exist in portable or permanent/installed form.  Some are built to go on automatically when regular power ceases.

Fuel Powered Generators – These include gasoline powered generators, gas powered, propane powered, etc.  For these to work, one must have a source of these fuels, or/and be able to store these in safe containers

Large Batteries, Electric Generators, & Chargers – Large batteries/ generators are available – Which can be kept charged before a calamity – and then provide electrical energy in a time of power loss.  These can often power things like lighting, low wattage appliances (low wattage microwaves, etc.) and of course have a limited time before running out, unless by other means can recharge:

Batteries/Chargers, Generators with Alternate Sources of Power – This is the same as above – but with alternate ways to restore power – Many have capability to be recharged with Solar energy – Through attached Solar Panel – Through manual power – Hand or Foot Cranks -  Or recharge from electrical sources

Permanent Solar Panels & Batteries  - Permanently installed solar panels – placed outside /on rooftops – feeding to batteries – can provide more power to an emergency system because of large potential of solar panel space

Emergency Appliances with Alternate Energy Sources – Some emergency appliances (such as radios, lights, etc.) are made to be powered by alternate energy sources – solar, manual crank, house electrical, other electrical

LIGHTING – One of the critical consequences of power loss that can be more easily remedied is the loss of lighting.  Here are some ways of compensating:
Flashlights – Have flashlights ready – and with batteries – LED flashlights work on low energy and last long
Solar Flashlights –made to be powered – recharged by sunlight
Motion Powered Flashlights – Other flashlights are powered by shaking

Other Lighting – Other lights can be powered by the generator and energy sources mentioned above
LED & Other Energy Saving Bulbs – Use and have in store, LED or other energy saving bulbs, not just for financial savings, but these run on a fraction of the energy needed for regular lighting and last longer

HEAT – Perhaps the most critical consequence of power loss for people living in colder climates is the loss of heat -  The human body can only take heat loss for a short time, before shutting down – But there are easy ways of avoiding this

Layered Clothing – Effective against cold by trapping heat between the layers
Thermal Clothing, & Warm Hats & Socks – Thermal clothing, or underwear that keeps heat in and the body dry is ideal – Hats & Socks prevent large amounts of heat from escaping the body
Space Blankets – Space blankets are widely available – The cheapest available for a few dollars or less – Metallic, foil-like blankets retaining 80-90% of body heat
Sleeping Bags & Thick or Layered Blankets – Ideal for sleeping in cold conditions
Low Watt Electric Blankets which can be used with one of the generators above

Low Watt Microwaves that can be used with the above power sources
Solar Ovens that consist of reflective metal – or foldable foil like panels can cook food simply with sunlight
Low Watt Plug-in Pans,  Cooking surfaces that can be used with above sources
Other Fuel Sources - Wood, Propane, Pellets, etc. used according to safety instruct.

STILL TO COME:   Other Key Things:  Computer, Data, Communication - Keys Concerning Finances

NOTE & DISCLAIMER– This sheet is just a guide to give keys to help as best we can – gathered from various sources (concerning which and concerning the facts therein we are in no position to verify) – It is not to be taken as authoritative, exhaustive, or complete, or containing every detail needed even concerning the steps or facts outlined –  And there could be errors.  The reader takes full responsibility to investigate, verify, check all information for his or herself, and proceed accordingly and is responsible for the results and any risk or consequence involved.