National Preparedness Month: School Emergency Plan
Have kids? Ask your child's school for a copy of their emergency plan for you to keep at home or work.
Here’s your daily tip for National Preparedness Month:
If you are a parent or guardian, make sure that their schools and daycare providers have emergency response plans.
FEMA recommends that you are familiar with how they will communicate with families during a crisis, whether or not they have adequate food, water and other basic supplies in place, and if they are prepared to “shelter-in place” when necessary, and where the location of their alternate facility in case of an evacuation.
More information: School and Workplace Planning
For questions and information, contact the Office of Emergency Management:
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
- Encourage individuals to take action
September 2011 is the eighth annual NPM. The month will focus on important preparedness steps: