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Do it for your furry buddy: Emergency preparedness and pets

We get it. You’re busy, and getting ready for a disaster is not at the top of your priorities. But pet-owners, just take a look at those big trusting eyes of your furry (or scaly or feathered) friends and think about doing it for them. 962 more words

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Information, planning, kit preparation, involvement save the day during emergencies

By Fort Benning Emergency Management

FORT BENNING, Ga. (Sept. 27, 2017) – September is National Preparedness Month, a Federal Emergency Management Agency campaign to encourage individuals, families, and organizations to prepare themselves for unexpected situations. 578 more words

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5 Tips on How to Prepare for a Disaster on a Budget

Whenever I think about emergency preparedness, it sounds like a lot of work and a lot of money. When money is tight, it’s hard to make emergency preparedness a priority. 618 more words

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Make Your Emergency Plan ~ And Practice It

Posted at 3:15 p.m.

Before a disaster happens you want to make sure you know where to go … as well as your backup location and your secondary backup location. 87 more words

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How to Complete an Emergency Response Drill

When an emergency happens, it’s hard to know how you or your family members will respond. This makes safely responding to a natural disaster or other emergency very difficult because people are reacting unexpectedly. 345 more words

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National Preparedness Month

Since 2004, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the national Ready Campaign have promoted National Preparedness Month (NPM) every September. NPM encourages Americans to take steps to prepare for all types of emergencies and strives to increase the overall number of people, families and communities that engage in preparedness actions. 106 more words

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5 apps to conquer your emergency preparedness procrastination

If you’re like me, you’ve been reading the coverage of the hurricanes and feeling like you should do something to be prepared for disasters. Preparing for an emergency sounds like a huge task and I didn’t know where to start. 637 more words

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