National Preparedness Month 2011

National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month!
Assure your preparedness by Making a Kit, Making a Plan and Staying Informed.


Here’s your daily tip for National Preparedness Month:

In observance of the 10th anniversary of September 11, 2001, we can honor the memory of those who  were lost by making sure we are ready to respond to all types of disasters and emergencies. 

There is no better time to get ready for emergencies than September, which is National Preparedness Month.

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National Preparedness Month 2011

National Preparedness Month (NPM) is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Ready Campaign. NPM is held each September and its goal is to:

  • Increase public awareness about the importance of preparing for emergencies
  • Encourage individuals to take action

September 2011 is the eighth annual NPM. The month will focus on important preparedness steps:

The Campaign’s Web sites ( and and toll-free numbers (1-800-BE-READY and 1-888-SE-LISTO) provide Americans with free emergency preparedness information

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