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National Preparedness Month

On August 31, 2015, President Obama signed a proclamation deeming September as the appropriate month for preparedness. If you are interested in reading the President’s 2 page proclamation for National Preparedness month, here it is.

Information for National Preparedness Month can be found at https://www.ready.gov/september

The kickoff for the event began August 28 and ends September 30th. In the link above, you will find a series of links within each week, providing you information and resources useful to preparing yourselves for an unexpected disaster. As our President encourages us to take part in this event, I too encourage everyone to take an active role in your own safety by checking out the link and informing yourselves.

Here is the first week:
Week 1 - August 28-September 3/ Kickoff to National Preparedness:

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