Wednesday, August 28, 2013

National Preparedness Month

Like the bumper sticker says, Emergencies happen; are you ready? September is National Preparedness Month and a good time to focus on making preparedness an integral part of your daily life – and of your familys, employees and everyone else. Share this issue with everyone in your organization, your family, your neighborhood… anyone you think might benefit from it. Be ready… just in case.

Here’s everything you need to observe National Preparedness Month. (Item #1) You can be ready for an emergency in just three steps. (Item #2) This guide from the Department of Homeland Security provides citizens with information to help them be prepared against all types of hazards. (Item #3)

Share this information with your neighbors. (Item #4) Here’s information you can use to prepare a family evacuation plan. (Item #5) The safest locations to seek shelter vary by hazard. Be informed about the sheltering suggestions for each hazard. (Item #6)

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