posted on Jan, 23 2011 @ 10:08 PM
As has been discussed in similar mass planning threads, FEMA finds itself in a "darned if they do, darned if they don't" scenario. If they do buy
all of these supplies and spend money on practicing how to handle such a catastrophe then there are people screaming at the tops of their lungs about
wasted money and poor allocation of already limited resources. But if they sit on their behinds twiddling their thumbs like they did during Katrina,
then people get upset because no planning ahead or strategy was in place.
It really is only a matter of time before the next "big thing." Especially at the rate the human race is constantly expanding in size (numbers). The
more people there are, the bigger the loss of life, damage, etc.
As far as the shelf life? 36 months AKA 3 entire years is a long time. As much as research has begun to tell us preservatives are not the greatest
things to ingest, I think that 3 years is plenty time of shelf life. Maybe we could start freaking out if there were giant underground cities with
large scale ecosystems in place to nourish us during such an event where 3 years is not enough time (some here on ATS would have you believe such
Until then, lets enjoy life and the fact that this training exercise will go smoothly and we won't have to deal with this disaster at least in the