Wednesday, August 24, 2011

National Preparedness Month: "A Time to Remember. A Time to Prepare."

September is National Preparedness month, and this year NPM 2011 is a call to action urging our nation to remember the disasters of our past while preparing for the disasters of the future. And, although that original September 11th disaster is a prominent part of National Preparedness Month 2011, it is very important to also stress that preparedness is needed for ALL hazards, both natural and man-made.

FEMA is encouraging everyone to help prepare their business, family and community for emergencies of all kinds. (Item #1) Staying in business means you have to be ready to take on any emergency that arises. (Item #2)  Disasters can happen anytime, anywhere. That is why this holiday season, you should Resolve to be Ready. (Item #3)

The Federal government encourages everyone to prepare for the worst. (Item #4) Use National Preparedness Month as an opportunity to ensure you are prepared for whatever may happen. (Item #5) If you're wondering how to help your employees become more aware of preparedness, here are some ideas. (Item #6)

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