About America’s PrepareAthon!

  • I found this information and wanted to share it with you on the America's PrepareAthon which will be held September 30, 2014.
    The purpose of the PrepareAthon is to provide an opportunity for organizations, individuals, and communities to prepare for specific types of disasters through participating in drills, group discussions, preparedness, and exercise.

    The second National Day of Action is scheduled for September 30, 2014 and will revolve around taking the actions to prepare for these six specific hazards:

    Campaign Goals

    The goal of this campaign is to increase the number of individuals who:

    • Understand which disasters could happen in their community
    • Know what to do to be safe and mitigate damage
    • Take action to increase their preparedness
    • Participate in community resilience planning

    What can I do?

    • Register to participate in America’s PrepareAthon! and provide details about the activities you’re planning.
    • Plan your own local community or organizational preparedness event
    • Participate in discussion forums online with like-minded community members
    • Learn the actions to take for disaster preparedness and practice them!

    Where can I find more information?

    • For more information about disasters, preparedness, and ways to get involved in America's PrepareAthon!, click here to access the America's PrepareAthon! Fact Sheet and Frequently Asked Questions.

    Source: PrepareAthon

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