by NICK ROSEN on NOVEMBER 6, 2013 - 1 Comment in URBAN
Disaster preparedness is big business in the USA. The big banks all have shadow rooms, vast cavernous buildings on the edge of New York and Chicago where the entire dealing team cold decamp in the event of another 9/11 or another Sandy or a power outage caused by a solar flare – actually not the last one, because then everything would go phut.
The U.S. government maintains a series of deep underground bunkers. Their purpose is mostly to protect the president and top U.S. government officials from a catastrophic incident.
But very little is done to protect private citizens from the effects of global catastrophes. We will largely be left to fend for ourselves.
Until Now. (more…)