National Preparedness Month 2014 How to Promote and Participate
National Preparedness Month 2014 How to Promote and Participate Andrew Williams Jr
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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How to Promote & Participate in 2014 National Preparedness Month (NPM)
“Be Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare”
During National Preparedness Month we ask you, your family, community, school and workplace to take action by planning a National PrepareAthon! Day on or around September 30th. We recommend using digital media tools as a way to promote National Preparedness Month, September 1st-30th.
The 2014 National Preparedness Month theme is: “Be Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare”
NPM Weekly Themes:
• Week 1 – How to… Reconnect with Family After a Disaster.
• Week 2 – Know How To plan for specific needs before a Disaster.
Monday, 9/8: Youth and Children, and Colleges and Universities
Tuesday, 9/9: Tribal Audiences
Wednesday, 9/10: Business
Thursday, 9/11: First Responders (Police, Fire, EMS, Nurses, and Public Utility etc.)
Friday, 9/12: Organizations (Faith-based, voluntary and state/local/tribal)
Saturday, 9/13: Disabilities, Access & Functional Needs and Older Americans
Sunday, 9/14 Pets/animals
• Week 3 – How to… Build an Emergency Kit.
• Week 4 & 5 – How to… Practice for an emergency.
Download the NPM Digital Engagement Toolkit
For tips and information about NPM visit: www.ready.gov/september
Register for National PrepareAthon! Day: www.ready.gov/prepare
Join the National Preparedness Month Thunderclap that will launch in mid-August. For more details visit: www.ready.gov/september
Use the hashtag #NatlPrep and encourage your followers to do the same
Follow @Readygov and @PrepareAthon on Twitter
Like us on Facebook/Readygov