September is National Preparedness Month and this year’s theme is “Prepared, Not Scared,” Hurricane Dorian an is a reminder of the importance of being prepared and having an Emergency Plan for all aspects of your life.
WASHINGTON — FEMA and the Ad Council kick off National Preparedness Month with new public service announcements from FEMA’s Ready Campaign that promote the importance of preparing children and teenagers for possible emergencies and disasters.
Involving young people in preparedness efforts can help youth, families and communities be prepared and able to respond when faced with disasters.
The campaign products this year, with the tagline “Prepared, Not Scared,” encourage parents, teachers, and caregivers to visit Ready.gov/kids so they can teach our youth what to do when a crisis occurs, and how to take preparedness actions together.
Prepared, Not Scared
- September 1—7: Save Early for Disaster Costs
- September 8—14: Make a Plan to Prepare for Disasters
- September 15—21: Teach Youth to Prepare for Disasters
- September 22—30: Get Involved in Your Community’s Preparedness