Disaster Preparedness


September – National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month is recognized each September and provides an opportunity to learn how to prepare yourself and your family now and throughout the year. The theme for this year’s National Preparedness Month is ‘Disasters…


Happy Safe Place Selfie Day!

April 4th is Safe Place Selfie Day. What is the point of Safe Place Selfie day? It’s a fun way to figure out where your safe place is and will be during severe weather or…


NORFOLK (19 noviembre 2010) Técnico de Sistemas de Información de Primera Clase, Angelita Tester, clasifica alimentos no-perecederos para el programa de asistencia sin fines de lucro durante las fiestas de “Armed Services YMCA”. Las canastas irán a 640 familias para el Día de Acción de Gracias. (Foto del Navy de los EEUU tomada por el especialista de comunicación masiva de 3ra Clase, Brian Goodwin/Liberado)

Post-Disaster No-Cook Food Ideas

From the US Department of Agriculture: During hurricane/disaster situations, it can be hard to provide healthy meals for your family. You may be without power or have limited water. Food may not be safe to…


National Preparedness Month 2017

September is National Preparedness month. National Preparedness Month (NPM) encourages Americans to take steps to prepare for emergencies in their homes, businesses, schools, and communities. This year’s theme is “Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead. You Can.” Follow…


America’s PrepareAthon!

View in FEMA Multimedia Library Video by FEMA HQTV – Apr 16, 2015 FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate encourages people to prepare their families, businesses and communities in taking part of America’s PrepareAthon