You are lucky to survive natural disasters unhurt. However, you need to be prepared for the worst, even if you are hoping for the best. This is best done by making sure that you are fully equipped, have an understanding of what to do and understand how to use all your gear. Make a list of the things you must have when any natural calamity strikes. Food, water, clothing, mobile with charger, light in the shape of a solar hand crank lantern, medicines are some of the things which should figure in that list. Solar powered or hand-crank powered lanterns are a must have during a survival situation. Most can either be charged using the sun, artificial light or the hand crank.
The obvious benefit is light without mains power. The UCO Arka USB charger is a compact, collapsible portable charger lantern that provides up to 180 lumens of light. It is a portable super bright hand crank solar LED lantern with a car charger which is powered by solar power or battery. It boasts 36 high brightness LED lights with life more than 10,000 hours. Its useful double charging methods, i.e. solar and crank dynamo, ensure that it can be charged to full power in 3 to 4 hours. The battery indicator lets you see how much power is left. It has 5 lighting modes vary from high to low light plus 3 red LEDs that vary from tactical night vision to strobe to S.O.S. emergency strobe.
Some solar chargers/portable solar panels can even work for items normally charged through an electrical power outlet. With the right accessories, some solar chargers work with rechargeable lights, radios and other traditionally powered products including digital cameras, and portable games that can make life more comfortable during power outages, particularly if you have restless children.
Technology benefits every country worldwide that shares the same common needs in saving money and going green. With the expertise and experience gained from more then twenty years of research, a new concept in amenity lighting designed for the 21st Century providing illumination at almost any location remote from grid electricity supply, giving you self independence to your lighting needs. It is an innovative, environmentally friendly and independent outdoor lighting system that is cost effective and simple to install almost anywhere from city streets to remote areas with no electricity.