National Preparedness Month

slide_NPM2014September is National Preparedness Month and the theme is “Be Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare.” This is a great time to encourage your residents, staff, customers and other stakeholders to self-register for your emergency alerts.

During National Preparedness Month you can take action by planning a National PrepareAthon! Day on or around September 30th.

Each week throughout National Preparedness Month will focus on different emergency preparation topics:

Week 1 – How to Reconnect with Family After a Disaster

Week 2 – Know How to plan for specific needs before a Disaster

Week 3 – How to Build an Emergency Kit

Week 4 & 5 – How to Practice for an emergency

Download the National Preparedness Month 2014 Digital Engagement Toolkit from Ready.gov and you will find printable publications, sample social media posts, tips, tools, and more.

For more information about National Preparedness Month visit:www.ready.gov/september
Register your PrepareAthon! Day event: www.ready.gov/prepare

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