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National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month. Launched in 2004, National Preparedness Month is managed and sponsored by FEMA’s Ready Campaign  “Don’t Wait, Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today,” with the aim of educating and empowering Americans to prepare for and respond to all types of emergencies, including natural disasters and potential terrorist attacks. 93 more words


Resources for 2016 National Preparedness Month + America's PrepareAthon

September is recognized as National Preparedness Month (NPM) which serves as a reminder that we all must take action to prepare, now and throughout the year, for the types of emergencies that could affect us where we live, work, and also where we visit. 274 more words



Remember, when you first buy that gorgeous looking, hormone inducing, eye candy of a luxury European car that smells like heaven when you first go in it? 1,696 more words

Business Continuity

So we pray...

It happened. Again. We hold our breath and wonder…where next? What next? This week it is Paris our prayers lift up. Again we pray for peace. 441 more words

National Preparedness Month

When Ministry Moves Us

Several people in our community left this week to go help the people of Charleston. Hurricane Joaquin is being classified as a “1000 year flood”…something we experienced in May 2010.  336 more words

Franklin First UMC

Does your family have an Emergency Plan?

A billboard on the way to my house reads, “HOPE FOR THE BEST” IS NOT an EMERGENCY PLAN. I’m reminded almost daily that my family needs to do more to be prepared for any emergency that could leave us without food, water, electricity, heat, a means of communication, transportation or even a roof over our heads.  836 more words


National Preparedness Month

Being as it’s the last day of September, I thought I would take a moment to put in a pitch for National Preparedness Month. Floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, fires, or even just a broken water main or blown transformer are all reasons to make sure you have adequate supplies. 232 more words