September is National Preparedness Month: Week 5
It's not over! We are now in the fifth week of National Preparedness Month ...it's a long Month , which is all the better to help us all focus on being prepared for the inevitable, This week we're getting ready for America’s PrepareAthon - a Nationwide Recognition Day acknowledging preparedness for disaster... whatever calamity it may be. Week 5 (September 27 – 30) of National Preparedness Month (NPM) gets communities ready for National PrepareAthon! Day. On Wednesday, September 30, 2015, join the nation in moving from awareness to action as communities prepare for hazards that impact their areas the most. Everyone should participate in this national effort to prepare for disasters. There are many activities happening around the country in which you can participate. Find them using the advanced search or in the activities list on the America’s PrepareAthon! website. You can also plan your own activity using ideas from the 10 Ways to Participate in America’s PrepareAthon! infographic: As you complete an activity, be sure to add it to the website to be counted as one of the millions of preparedness actions people are taking in support of the campaign. You can also choose to be publicly recognized on the website as an America’s PrepareAthon! campaign supporter when you add your activity. The theme for NPM 2015 is Don’t Wait. Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today. Create your plan by completing the all-new Family Emergency Communication Plan. Handy wallet cards are also available so your family can have important contact information while on the go.