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September, National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month is part of the Ready campaign. It is a National public service campaign designed to educate and empower the American people to prepare for, respond to and mitigate emergencies, including natural and man-made disasters. The goal of the campaign is to promote preparedness through public involvement.

Ready ask individuals to do four key things:

  1. Stay informed about the different types of emergencies that could occur and their appropriate responses
  2. Make a family emergency plan and
  3. Build an emergency supply kit
  4. Get involved in your community by taking action to prepare for emergencies

Visit Ready.gov for more tips on planning ahead.