National Preparedness Month

Being prepared for a disaster could save lives. National Preparedness Month is focused on helping spread knowledge on how to prepare for the worst. You can download and schedule these posts on Neighbors for the entire month of September.

Example Posting Dates:
Sept. 5th - Plan For Disasters
Sept. 12th - Emergency Kit
Sept 19th Preparing kids for Disasters
Sept 26th - Financial Preparedness Tips
Sept 28th - Stay Informed During Disasters
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Plan For Disasters

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Sample message: 

"By making a plan you can help keep you and your family safe during unexpected emergencies. Your family's needs may change over time, so update your plan regularly. Detailed information can be found at ready.gov/plan

Source: FEMA


Emergency Kit

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Sample message:

"Always be prepared for an emergency by building an emergency kit for unexpected disasters. We want to keep your family safe and prepared at all cost! Keep your family updated and be sure to have your emergency kit ready. Detailed information can be found at ready.gov/plan

Source: FEMA


Preparing Kids for Disasters

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Sample message:

"Teach kids to be prepared for any disasters. Children can be part of preparedness awareness month and conversations. This will help them be prepared for any emergencies disasters. Detailed information can be found at ready.gov/kids"

Source: FEMA


Enséñeles a Los Nińos a Preparase Para Desastres Naturales

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Sample message: "Enseña a los niños a estar preparados para cualquier desastre. Los niños pueden ser parte de las conversaciones y del mes de concientización sobre las preparaciones Esto los ayudará a estar preparados para cualquier tipo de emergencia. Puedes encontrar información detallada en ready.gov"

Source: FEMA


Budgeting Tips

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Sample message:

"Takes these steps to be prepared for unexpected expenses that occur during emergencies. Maintain an emergency fund, follow up with insurance coverage for your area, and keep important documents in a safe, accessible place. Detailed information can be found at ready.gov"

Source: FEMA


Stay Informed During Disasters

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Sample message:

"Whether wildfires, storms or power outages, remember to stay informed with battery-power or hand-cranked radios to keep you, and your family safe! Detailed information can be found at ready.gov"

Source: FEMA


 

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