Comment: The mindset here is...

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The mindset here is...

Is probably that stockpiling for only a portion of the population allows an opportunity for aide to arrive. Alaskans are probably the best-prepared people of any state, because they realize how dangerous the world outside their doorsteps can be. Most Alaskans should already be very prepared for emergency situations, since it's up to them and their neighbors to survive.