Entries by Ready Georgia

Preparing One Step at a Time Can Make All the Difference

Benjamin Franklin might have been on to something. Through countless writings, including his autobiography, Franklin believed strongly in the core philosophy of improving oneself one step at a time. That same philosophy can apply to being prepared for an emergency. While preparing for a disaster can sometimes seem overwhelming, Do 1 Thing, a non-profit organization […]

Striking Facts about Summer’s Severe Weather

Welcome to the first week of summer! Saturday marked the official start to a season full of outdoor festivities. You may know all the facts about summer fun, but are you up to speed on summer’s severe weather? Georgia summers are notorious for a variety of severe weather, but two of its biggest threats are extreme […]

FIRST LEGO League Faces “Nature’s Fury”

Fun activities are a great way to educate kids about potentially scary topics like natural disasters. That’s why Ready Georgia offers a variety of tools to help parents and teachers talk to children about the steps they can take to prepare for emergencies. Thanks to the FIRST LEGO League (FLL), this year children ages 9 […]

Today Marks the Start of National Preparedness Month

This September marks the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. As a result of that tragedy, the national Ready campaign  was created to educate citizens about the importance of emergency preparedness. A few years later, that campaign was taken to the state level, and campaigns like Ready Georgia began nationwide. This September is also the eighth observance […]