September 03, 2008

Emergency Preparedness Month

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Ready Campaign has designated September as National Preparedness Month, in order to encourage people to prepare for emergencies at home, work and school. This year, the focus on the following preparedness steps:

Get a Kit
Create an emergency supply kit. Find ideas on

Make a Plan
Practice how you will keep track of family members in an emergency, whether or not you need to evacuate.

Be Informed
You can sign up to receive the Emergency Preparedness "Tip of the Day" at

Get Involved
You can learn about Citizen Corps, which assists citizens in making their communities safer and better prepared at

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