[e2e] 72 hours

Dave Crocker dhc2 at dcrocker.net
Wed Sep 19 08:33:51 PDT 2012

On 9/19/2012 7:04 AM, Jon Crowcroft wrote:
> on the other hand, the self-orgsanition of people during disasters
> will serve very well to build an opportunistic wireless net for
> the 3 days before more resources arrive.

I've been spending time in my local Red Cross chapter for awhile.

FWIW, while 72 hours is the official number, folks teaching the Red 
Cross classes almost invariably advise doing preparation for 5-7 days. 
Given a liter of water per person per day, that's an example of a very 
large difference in planning and provisioning.


  Dave Crocker
  Brandenburg InternetWorking

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