National Preparedness Month (NPM) is observed annually in September. The National Safety Council (NSC) wants to create awareness to prepare ourselves and families for any disaster that could impact our businesses, homes, and communities. This year’s theme is Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How.
The devastating hurricanes and wildfires of 2017 and 2018 remind us of the importance of preparing for disasters. Often, we will be the first ones in our communities to take action after a disaster strikes and before first responders arrive, so it is important to prepare in advance to help yourself and your community.
Getting prepared is easier than it sounds. There are three basic steps:
Additional resources are available on line at www.fema.gov, and www.redcross.org
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