Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) help towns respond to natural and man-made disasters. If you are interested in assisting your community and taking part in local preparedness projects, you can find a CERT Program in your area.
There are some tried and true ways to protect yourself during excessive heat events.
A wildfire is an unplanned, unwanted fire burning in a natural area, such as a forest, grassland, or prairie. There’s a misconception that wildfires only happen in western and Great Plains states. While wildfires are more common in certain states, they can occur anywhere in the country so be prepared for Wildfires!
June 2nd is #heimlichmaneuverday. Choking causes 3,000+ deaths per year. Proper training and knowledge may save a life.
May is National Older Americans Month. Preparedness is especially important for older members of the family because there are some special concerns for seniors.
Alerts received at the right time can help keep you and your family safe during an emergency. During an approaching natural disaster, the Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) will send a unique signal, designed to get your attention, to your mobile phone, and you don’t need to download an application or subscribe to a service.
The worst disaster is the one that happens to you. Tomorrow, Apr 30 is National PrepareAthon! Day. Be Prepared!
Do your weekend plans include making an emergency kit? Be prepared for springtime weather and the National PrepareAthon! Day on April 30th.
Being prepared means creating a financial disaster kit as well. Learn what to include at Ready.gov/Financial preparedness