September is National Preparedness Month
This year’s National Preparedness Month theme is Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How. Join the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency, along with your local county emergency management agencies, in their efforts to encourage Georgians to start preparing now for potential disasters. The themes each week during National Preparedness month are:
- Week 1: Sept. 1-8 Make and Practice Your Plan
- Week 2: Sept. 9-15 Learn Life Saving Skills
- Week 3: Sept. 16-22 Check Your Coverage
- Week 4: Sept. 23-30 Save For an Emergency
September 15 is a National Day of Action.
Take a little time to prepare your family and friends on important aspects of emergency planning with tips below:
For more information and tips on how to prepare for any disaster, visit ready.ga.gov .