Man, you go years without one and then all of a sudden you have Hawaii and now Guatemala in just a few days.
This is what you do if you prepare as you should folks. Serious risk assessment. Got a volcano nearby? You have to prepare for it. You DONT have one nearby? Doesnt matter! Even if hundreds or even thousands of miles away a volcano can affect your land, poison your water, kill your crops and cattle and just create havoc in the are affected by the ash plume.
Check out the ash plume caused by Chaitén volcano in 2008 in Chile. That’s Argentina to the right, all the way to the Atlantic coast.
Have a contingency plan, your vehicle kit ready, a bug out location that isnt downwind from your residence and quality respirators for each family member.
Check out some of the lessons from the Calbuco Volcano Eruption.
Fernando “FerFAL” Aguirre is the author of “The Modern Survival Manual: Surviving the Economic Collapse” and “Bugging Out and Relocating: When Staying is not an Option”