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National Preparedness Month


September is National Preparedness Month.  This year we are asking you to take action now – make a plan with your community, your family, and for your pets.  Plan how to stay safe and communicate during the disasters that can affect your community. We ask everyone to participate in America’s PrepareAthon! and the national day of action, National PrepareAthon! Day, which culminates National Preparedness Month on September 30.

2015 theme: Don't Wait. Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today.
Weekly hazard focused themes:

Week 1:  September 1-5th    Flood
Week 2:  September 6-12th    Wildfire
Week 3:  September 13-19th    Hurricane
Week 4:  September 20-26th    Power Outage
Week 5:  September 27-30th    Lead up to National PrepareAthon! Day (September 30th )


Earlier Event: August 9
National Health Center Week
Later Event: September 7
Suicide Prevention Week