National Preparedness
Month
Name
Date
Agenda
 Preparedness Barriers
 National Preparedness Month Objectives
 Our Role – “You Be a Hero”
 National Preparedne...
Apathy
“It won’t happen here.”
“I won’t worry about this until a
threat is imminent.”
Not on my radar
“I just haven’t thou...
 The goal of National Preparedness Month (NPM) is to
increase the overall number of individuals, families, and
communitie...
 This year’s theme is “You Can Be the Hero.”
Preparedness is an individual responsibility. The
better prepared you are, t...
Community.FEMA.gov is the online home of the
National Preparedness Community. Connect,
collaborate, educate, and empower y...
Basic Preparedness Steps
 Stay Informed about types of emergencies that can
occur and know the appropriate responses.
 M...
Self-reliance in Disasters
 Preparedness is an individual responsibility
When you are prepared and an emergency
strikes, ...
Know Your Local Risk
 Types of hazards likely to occur in your community
 Their appropriate responses (before, during an...
Evacuation Routes
 Plan where you will
go if an emergency
happens
 Plan driving routes
and alternates
 Plan for public ...
Build a Kit
 Disasters can happen anywhere and at
anytime
 Be prepared with emergency supplies kits in
the places where ...
Make a Plan
You may not be together as a family when an emergency
happens. Consider what to do if there is no access to ce...
Get Involved
Reach out to local organizations for assistance:
 Citizen Corps Councils
Visit CitizenCorps.gov for more inf...
More Resources
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More resources visit:
Ready.gov/build-a-kit
Ready.gov/make-a-plan
Ready.gov/be-informed
Ready.gov/natura...
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National preparedness month_toolkit_2013_presentation

National preparedness month_toolkit_2013_presentation
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Published in: Health & Medicine      Technology      
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  • 1. National Preparedness Month Name Date
  • 2. Agenda  Preparedness Barriers  National Preparedness Month Objectives  Our Role – “You Be a Hero”  National Preparedness Community  Basic Preparedness Steps  Build a kit  Make a plan  Stay informed  Get involved More resources visit: www.Ready.gov/build-a-kit www.Ready.gov/make-a-plan www.Ready.gov/be-informed
  • 3. Apathy “It won’t happen here.” “I won’t worry about this until a threat is imminent.” Not on my radar “I just haven’t thought about it.” Lack of information “I don’t know how to do this.” Fatalism “Whatever I do won’t make a difference in the event of a big disaster.” Avoidance “I don’t like to think about it.” Lack of resources “I don’t have the money/time.” “I’m unable to do this.” Barriers to Preparedness
  • 4.  The goal of National Preparedness Month (NPM) is to increase the overall number of individuals, families, and communities that engage in preparedness actions at home, work, businesses, school, and place of worship.  To expand national preparedness by increasing National Preparedness Community (NPC) membership and utilization of collaborative online tools:  Events Calendar  Discussions  Toolkit Downloads  Sharing Stories and Photos Objectives
  • 5.  This year’s theme is “You Can Be the Hero.” Preparedness is an individual responsibility. The better prepared you are, the more likely you are to can save a life. Be a preparedness hero in your community!  Share the message of preparedness and engage others in preparedness activities. People are more likely to hear and act on messages from people they know and trust.  Join the National Preparedness Community (NPC) at Community.FEMA.gov. Get resources and receive support from your peers and emergency management personnel to help you plan your NPM activities. Our Role
  • 6. Community.FEMA.gov is the online home of the National Preparedness Community. Connect, collaborate, educate, and empower yourselves and others to fulfill our shared responsibility to prepare! Specifically, we can use the Community to:  Learn from each other and share resources  Engage in discussions with emergency management personnel  Coordinate, participate, and engage others in NPM activities Join the National Preparedness Community (NPC)
  • 7. Basic Preparedness Steps  Stay Informed about types of emergencies that can occur and know the appropriate responses.  Make a Family Emergency Plan  Build a Kit  Get Involved 7 More resources visit: www.Ready.gov/build- a-kit www.Ready.gov/make -a-plan www.Ready.gov/be- informed http://www.ready.gov/ get-involved
  • 8. Self-reliance in Disasters  Preparedness is an individual responsibility When you are prepared and an emergency strikes, first responders are able to assist those in greatest need  Self-reliance extends to helping neighbors and friends Be ready to lend a hand to those in need 8
  • 9. Know Your Local Risk  Types of hazards likely to occur in your community  Their appropriate responses (before, during and after an event)  The emergency plans available in your community  Visit Ready.gov/today for more resources 9 More resources visit: www.ready.gov/natura l-disasters www.Ready.gov/get- tech-ready “Al Roker-Be Ready for any weather” 30 sec PSA (closed captioning) http://youtu.be/0ZMr1 XtP6BY
  • 10. Evacuation Routes  Plan where you will go if an emergency happens  Plan driving routes and alternates  Plan for public transportation options if you do not have a vehicle  Make a plan for your pets 10 More resources visit: www.ready.gov/evacu ating-yourself-and- your-family http://www.ready.gov/ caring-animals www.Ready.gov/alerts
  • 11. Build a Kit  Disasters can happen anywhere and at anytime  Be prepared with emergency supplies kits in the places where you and your family spend large amounts of time – at work, in your car, at home, etc.  Learn more at Ready.gov/build-a-kit 11 More resources visit: www.Ready.gov/build- a-kit “Be Prepared for Emergencies while Traveling.” 30 sec (closed captioning)- http://youtu.be/VDEsfg wGwwY
  • 12. Make a Plan You may not be together as a family when an emergency happens. Consider what to do if there is no access to cell phones, gas stations, grocery stores, ATMs, etc.  Identify a common out-of-town contact for your family  Know school and work plans  Identify meeting places  Visit Ready.gov/make-a-plan for a family emergency plan template 12 More resources visit: www.Ready.gov/make -a-plan “The Day Before” PSA 30 sec (closed captioning)- http://youtu.be/4s7z05 G5p4Y
  • 13. Get Involved Reach out to local organizations for assistance:  Citizen Corps Councils Visit CitizenCorps.gov for more information  Local Emergency Management Offices  Home Owners Association or Neighborhood Civic Association 13 More resources visit: http://www.ready.gov/ get-involved
  • 14. More Resources 14 More resources visit: Ready.gov/build-a-kit Ready.gov/make-a-plan Ready.gov/be-informed Ready.gov/natural-disasters Ready.gov/get-tech-ready Ready.gov/alerts Ready.gov/today Ready.gov/caring-animals Ready.gov/evacuating-yourself-and-your-family Video: “Al Roker-Be Ready for any weather” 30 sec PSA (closed captioning) http://youtu.be/0ZMr1XtP6BY “Be Prepared for Emergencies while Traveling.” 30 sec (closed captioning) http://youtu.be/VDEsfgwGwwY “The Day Before” 30 sec PSA 30 (closed captioning) http://youtu.be/4s7z05G5p4Y
  • 15. This September … 15

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