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September is National Preparedness Month
National Preparedness Month and federal emergency management officials
urge all Americans to take the opportunity to update their disaster plans
and prepare their families, homes, and businesses. When disaster strikes,
it is important to have supplies and necessities to last the first 72
hours before help arrives.
Did You Know?
• Only 57% of people report that they have readiness items
set aside in their homes for use in disaster.
• Just 34% of people have readiness supplies in their car.
• Less than half of households have an Emergency Plan
and yet …
• 42% of individuals report that they would need help
during a disaster.
Preparedness is everyone’s responsibility.
Are you Ready?
learn more about how you, your family, your business, and your community
can prepare for emergencies and get involved, please visit
Ready.gov or call
This September: A Time to Remember. A Time to
September is National Preparedness
Month: A Time for Service and Community Involvement
This September: Remember, Prepare, Plan
with your Family
It Doesn’t Cost a lot to be Prepared
Emergencies Affect all of Us,
Including our Pets
Plan to Stay in Business
Emergency Preparedness Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Take the Emergency
Emergency Preparedness Quiz for Kids
Emergency Supply List
Create a Family Emergency Plan
Helpful Brochures You Can Download and Print
Wednesday January 11, 2012 03:07 PM