Register and practice your preparedness action on or around the National PrepareAthon! Day-September 30th, 2014 by visiting: http://www.ready.gov/prepare. Sign up for to receive alerts on your cell phone by going to http://www.ready.gov/alerts. Learn about evacuating yourself and your family http://www.ready.gov/evacuating-yourself-and-your-family.
This week families and/or individuals should start working on a basic emergency supply kit or have supplies you need in case of an emergency. This could also be where you create a “go-kit” or a kit that you take with you if you have to leave your home quickly. Find information here http://www.ready.gov/kit and here for kids http://www.ready.gov/kids/build-a-kit!
Week two of National Preparedness Month will cover how to plan for needs before a disaster strikes! There are specific resources for kids, colleges, tribal audiences, businesses, first responders, persons with disabilities or functional needs, and families that have pets or animals. See the links below for more information!