National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month is recognized each September 

to promote family and community disaster planning now and throughout the year.

2022 National Preparedness Month

2022 Theme: A Lasting Legacy

The life you've built is worth protecting. Prepare for disasters to create a lasting legacy for you and your family. 

Week 1: Make A Plan

  • Make A Plan: Knowing how to prepare for disasters includes how you will communicate with family and friends during disasters, reviewing insurance papers, and much more.

Week 2: Build A Kit

  • Build A Kit: You’ll need items to survive during a disaster that includes supplies you may need at home as well as a go kit of items you may need if you must evacuate quickly to a safer location.

Week 3: Prepare for Disasters

  • Prepare for Disasters: Find out the best way to limit the impacts a disaster may have, like having the right insurance coverage or what you can do to your home to make it stronger and more resilient.

Week 4: Teach Youth About Preparedness

  • Teach Youth About Preparedness: Take the time now and talk with your children to reassure them. Teach them lessons on preparedness. Make family preparedness a fun annual event.