September 2014

  1. Categories: American Red Cross, CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams, National Preparedness Month & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Today is America's PrepareAthon 2014

    Participating in America’s PrepareAthon! is easy and inexpensive. Your organization can participate in several ways: Hold discussions and drills to explain workplace plans and policies and to motivate your employees, students, congregants, and volunteers to be better prepared at home. Conduct a table-top exercise with leaders and managers to take steps as an organization to increase your readiness. Promote America’s...
  2. Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams, National Preparedness Month & Disaster & Survival Forum

    America's PrepareAthon is September 30

    That's right... are you Ready? We've been spending the whole month getting prepared. ( Don’t miss all our great Disaster Preparedness Articles, Tips, Survival Plans, Guides and Emergency Preparedness Recommendations in the National Preparedness Month Blog ) Now September 30th is upon us and it's time to recognize preparedness, readiness, and our ability to deal with whatever may come our way! Got...
  3. Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams, National Preparedness Month & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Lazy! Do Something.

    Only 2 days left - what have you done for National Preparedness month? SEPTEMBER IS NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS MONTH National Preparedness Month is an effort involving a broad range of agencies, spearheaded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), to help Individuals and Businesses throughout our Nation prepare for any crisis we may face. Depending upon one’s location and situation, “Disaster”...
  4. Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams, National Preparedness Month & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Prepare & Share

    OK - National Preparedness Month is almost over... and we'll end with a bang on 9/30 with America's PrepareAthon... You've done your part, right? You are Prepared at Home, at Work, and in your Car... now what? TEACH OTHERS! Once you’ve prepared yourself and your family, become a leader in preparedness. Teach others to be prepared and serve as an...
  5. Categories: National Preparedness Month & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Food for your Emergency Kit

    It is STILL National Preparedness Month! Let's zero in on how to build an emergency kit.  One of the most important parts of your emergency kit is food!  When packing for an emergency kit, you need to consider what kinds of food to pack and how much. Thankfully, Ready.gov offers a few tips on how to stock your kit with the...
  6. Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams, National Preparedness Month & Disaster & Survival Forum

    What have you done for National Preparedness Month?

    No matter who you are - take at least one step forward toward Preparedness... What is National Preparedness Month all about? Getting ready. For what? For whatever may come your way. Individuals: Prepare your home, prepare your car, check your batteries. Have a Family? Prepare the kids... think about the Grandparents... How about your pets? Businesses: Raise awareness. Share Information. Prepare...
  7. Categories: General Safety Topics, National Preparedness Month & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Is your Business Prepared?

    Each year small businesses nationwide are forced to close their doors in the aftermath of severe storms, flooding, tornadoes, wildfires and hurricanes.  Business interruptions, even if they last just a few hours, are costly in terms of lost productivity and profits. Don’t miss all our great Disaster Preparedness Articles, Tips, Survival Plans, Guides and Emergency Preparedness Recommendations in the National Preparedness...
  8. Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams, National Preparedness Month & Disaster & Survival Forum

    What is National Preparedness Month?

    Now, for the 11th year, we spend the Month of September, as a National Movement, from the White House, to FEMA, the CDC and every State, organizations like First Aid Mart and the American Red Cross... and volunteer groups like C.E.R.T. promoting awareness and preparedness for whatever calamities may occur. Read this many posts and articles in this section for...
  9. Categories: American Red Cross, CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams, National Preparedness Month & Disaster & Survival Forum

    We are American Red Cross Ready Rating Members. Are You?

    If you haven't already joined the American Red Cross Ready Rating Program, ask yourself: Why Not? It is free. It is helpful. Now during National Preparedness Month is the perfect time to think about readiness. Created in 2008 by the St. Louis Area Chapter, Ready Rating was originally designed as a marketing tool that would help to open doors and...
  10. Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams, National Preparedness Month & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Talk the Talk, Walk the Walk: PREPARE #PrepareChat

    Don’t miss all our great Disaster Preparedness Articles, Tips, Survival Plans, Guides and Emergency Preparedness Recommendations in the National Preparedness Month Blog #PrepareChat – Learn the Actions to Get Prepared Did you know one of the main reasons people don’t get prepared is because they don’t know what to do? On September 23 from 2-3 PM EST America’s PrepareAthon!, the...

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