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Resources for Sept 2017 National Preparedness Month + America's PrepareAthon

September is National Preparedness Month (NPM) when Americans are encouraged to take action to prepare, now and throughout the year, for the types of emergencies that could affect us where we live, work, and visit. 270 more words


Over 450 local students get ready for anything at Be Ready Day

BIRMINGHAM,Ala. (WIAT) — About 460 students from area schools came out on Thursday for “Be Ready Day” at the Summit to learn about safety from the Jefferson County Emergency Management Agency. 153 more words

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National PrepareAthon Day to support safety with NOAA promo

By Gerald Williams, Bayonet & Saber /

Sept. 30 is the national day of action, National PrepareAthon Day, in which Fort Benning’s Emergency Management Office will team up with WTVM meteorologist Derek Kinkade to promote emergency preparedness from 11 a.m. 422 more words


National Preparedness Month 2016

National Preparedness Month is a time to brush up on your preparedness for emergencies. It’s almost the end of September but it’s not too late! This year’s theme is focusing on the ways in which you should be prepared for any number of emergencies. 291 more words


Survey Shows Many Fairfax County Households Lack a Basic Emergency Plan and Kit

Posted at 1 p.m.

Even though the majority of Fairfax County residents say they feel prepared for a large-scale emergency, a significant portion of households do not have a communication plan for family members or an emergency supply kit at home… 708 more words


Personal responsibility is at the core of National Preparedness Month

By Lindsay Marchello, Bayonet & Saber /

National Preparedness Month is in full swing and the theme for the week of Sept. 18 to Sept. 24 is Individual Preparedness, which stresses the importance of taking the necessary steps to prepare for an emergency situation before it occurs. 251 more words