One of the most important things about emergency preparedness is getting you financial house in order. For the past several decades, credit cards have been a critical part of most Americans' finances. How they will be issued and the fees associated with them will be changing.
This article from Yahoo Finance gives you a summary of how things will be changing. If you don't use credit cards, great. If you're like most Americans and you do use them, read the article to get an overview of what to expect.