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Preparing Food During a Power Failure

During a power failure, cooking and eating habits must change to fit the situation. You may have no heat, no refrigeration and limited water. In addition, there are greater health risks from eating contaminated or spoiled food. When preparing food during a power outage, conserve fuel, conserve water and take health precautions.This fact sheet will help you to learn how to prepare food safely and conserve fuel and water during a power outage.

Staying Warm in an Unheated House

Learn how to minimize discomfort and health problems if you are without heat during a winter storm, while staying safe from fire, lack of oxygen, or carbon monoxide poisoning.

 

 

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