It isn't panic to prepare, if the National Guard is doing is it?greenspun.com : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) : One Thread
Here is an interesting thread from the electricity forum on Y2K:
I am glad to see the National Guard and Red Cross taking steps (if this report is accurate.) It is good to see that they don't think that buying a generator is a form of panic.
-- Reporter (email@example.com), January 17, 1999
I don't know about the generator part, but here's where you can find Y2K information these organizations are putting out...
The National Guard:
The American Red Cross:
The Federal Emergency Management Agency:
-- Kevin (firstname.lastname@example.org), January 17, 1999.
Take a spin on the government websites, it can be an investigative reporter type person's Y2K awareness wake up call.
Just check out some of the links off of these forum thread link lists:
LINKS: Know Your FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency)
Or some other National Guard info: National Guard Y2K Report To The U.S. Senate (Nov. 1998) -- Preparing for Y2K-Related Problems in the U.S.
Enjoy! Its An Adventure and a reporters dream.
-- Diane J. Squire (email@example.com), January 17, 1999.