National Preparedness Month

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National Prepardness Month


National Preparedness Month recognized each September, provides an opportunity to remind us that we all must prepare ourselves and our families now and throughout the year. This NPM will focus on planning, with an overarching theme: Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How.

2018 Weekly Themes

Week 1

Sept. 1 – 8: Make and practice your plan

Week 2

Sept. 9 – 15: Learn lifesaving skills

Sept. 15: CPR/AED Class

Week 3

Sept. 16 – 22: Check your insurance coverage

Week 4

Sept. 23 – 29: Save for an emergency

Download the FEMA app for disaster resources, weather alerts, and safety tips.