preparedness

  1. Important Information Regarding Severe Weather
    Categories: Disaster, Survival, Preparation

    Important Information Regarding Severe Weather

    Important Information Regarding Severe Weather Visit Weather.gov for more information and forecasts for hurricanes or tropical storms. Visit Ready.gov/Hurricanes for tips on how to prepare for, and stay safe during and after, hurricanes and tropical storms. Visit the U.S. Department of Labor's Severe Storm and Flood Recovery Assistance page for information on income and job assistance, and cleanup and recovery...
  2. Your Phone is a Survival Tool
    Categories: Disaster, Survival, Preparation

    Your Phone is a Survival Tool

    During National Preparedness Month, we'll be talking a lot about communication plans, and how cell phones will often be unavailable...this is part of the theme  “Don’t Wait, Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today.” - butu phone will be available, too. Both before disaster strikes as warning and informational tools, and as service is restored (and they have other offline functions...
  3. Updated information for National Preparedness Month
    Categories: Disaster, Survival, Preparation

    Updated information for National Preparedness Month

    We've updated our National Preparedness Month page with new resources to help you plan, prepare and communicate! Check it out:
  4. National Preparedness
    Categories: Uncategorized

    National Preparedness

    National Preparedness Month begins September 1. “Don't Wait. Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today.” is the theme this year. Get started  bye reading Emergency Planning and Evacuation Procedures, Emergency Action Plan & Escape, and then start making your plan here: www.ready.gov/make-a-plan
  5. America's PrepareAthon is TODAY
    Categories: Disaster, Survival, Preparation

    America's PrepareAthon is TODAY

    Take steps toward your own safety and readiness - that's what this day is about. America's PrepareAthon! is a grassroots campaign for action to increase community preparedness and resilience. Join others around the country to practice your preparedness! KNOW YOUR HAZARDS Learn about your hazards and how to prepare. TAKE ACTION Participate in America’s PrepareAthon! BE COUNTED Create your account...
  6. America's PrepareAthon is Saturday!
    Categories: Disaster, Survival, Preparation

    America's PrepareAthon is Saturday!

    Saturday is America's PrepareAthon! Take Action, Be Counted, Spread the Word. What are you doing to assure you, your family, and your community are prepared for Disaster? What about at Work? Some ideas: ?  Create an Emergency Action Plan
  7. Take Action with America’s PrepareAthon!
    Categories: Disaster, Survival, Preparation

    Take Action with America’s PrepareAthon!

    Americans have been moving from awareness into action to prepare for disasters and save lives with America’s PrepareAthon!, a grassroots, community-based campaign to create a more prepared nation. On April 30, National PrepareAthon! Day encourages all Americans to know what to do when a disaster occurs, to get involved and to get prepared now and throughout the year. In addition...
  8. Earthquake
    Categories: Disaster, Survival, Preparation & Emergency Preparedness

    Earthquake

    Got an Earthquake Emergency Plan at Work? Here's a starter plan for you to tailor to your specific needs: All employees must be aware of the potential for earthquakes and the resulting damage to buildings and facilities. During an Earthquake: If indoors, stay indoors; if outdoors, stay outdoors. In earthquakes, most injuries occur as people are entering or leaving buildings...
  9. What is the most common emergency?
    Categories: Disaster, Survival, Preparation

    What is the most common emergency?

  10. Winter storms and cold temperatures can be hazardous
    Categories: Disaster, Survival, Preparation & Emergency Preparedness

    Winter storms and cold temperatures can be hazardous

    Is your home safe and ready for winter? The CDC says that if you plan ahead, you can stay safe and healthy. Prepare your home and prepare for power outages. Although winter comes as no surprise, many of us are not ready for its arrival. If you are prepared for the hazards of winter, you will be more likely to...

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