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On August 23 (just two days after the Great American Solar Eclipse), participants from 24 nations, including defense and security ministers and experts, scientists, engineers, non-government organizations like the Salvation Army, Red Cross, and National Governors Association will conduct an emergency preparation drill on a massive scale. This drill will also include members of the U.S. military, National Guard Adjutant Generals, officials from Homeland Security, Department of Energy, FEMA, NOAA, and experts from the utility, distribution and supply sectors. Their work is to learn about, discuss and plan for the inevitability of large scale catastrophes, referred to as the “Black Sky events”: extreme weather, mega earthquakes, cyber terrorism, high altitude electromagnetic pulse, Intentional Electromagnetic Interference, and coordinated physical assault that “severely disrupts the normal functioning of our critical infrastructures in multiple regions for long periods of time.”
It’s not “if” but “when” a Black Sky event will occur. The time is now for each of us to do all we can to be resilient, to prevent, but also to prepare to restore and rebuild.
Read more at: http://www.eiscouncil.com/EarthEx
Writer Michelle Rehwinkel Vasilinda from the Tallahassee Demoncrat part of the USA Today Network talks more about this matter. Read this at:http://www.tallahassee.com/story/opinion/2017/08/09/vasilinda-black-sky-event-inevitable-we-must-prepare/551649001