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Sept. 30, 2020

Commentary: 2020 events emphasize gravity of National Preparedness Month theme

The coronavirus and numerous natural disasters highlighted the need for national vigilance. As National Preparedness Month comes to a close, DLA Security and Emergency Services Director Bruce Thomas encourages employees to remain aware and resilient.

Sept. 29, 2020

National Preparedness Month: why it is important to report suspicious activity

September 11, 2001 marked a dramatic escalation of terrorist activity around the world and signified an alarming trend toward the targeting of civilians. In the last 19 years, violent incidents have occurred worldwide, leaving tens of thousands of innocent people dead or wounded. Terrorist attacks and intentional mass casualty incidents have occurred frequently, having entailed active shooter incidents, suicide bombings, vehicle ramming attacks and bombings, hostage events, and edged-weapon attacks.

Sept. 25, 2020

Preparedness eases the stress of experiencing natural disasters

National Preparedness Month is an opportunity to include the entire family in disaster preparedness planning. Children, especially, can benefit from being part of disaster preparedness planning, as it can help them feel like they have some control during events such as severe weather, which can be stressful and frightening.

Sept. 4, 2020

Disasters Don’t Wait – get prepared during National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month is recognized each September to promote family and community disaster planning now and throughout the year. As our nation continues to respond to COVID-19, there is no better time to be involved than this September.