Since its inception in 2004, National Preparedness Month is observed each September in the United States of America.
The effects of the disaster can linger for days, weeks, or even months or years, but most of these devastating effects can be tempered with effective planning and preparedness. Nobody knows when a disaster can strike, but anyone can be prepared to meet the challenges of a devastating event. According to a 2009 FEMA-sponsored study, 57% of Americans have some supplies set aside in case of disaster, and 44% of Americans have some kind of emergency plan for when a disaster occurs.
Encouraged to apply for an ILA Scotland disaster declarations, are Texas, California, Oklahoma, New York that it really. Develop community partnerships to leverage resources Form partnerships with neighborhood-based organizations such as churches to assist in promoting educational messages about emergency preparedness. A disaster is any catastrophic event that can cut off access to medical supplies or services, food, water, or transpiration.


Tailor your disaster kit to the specific types of disasters in your area; for example, we live in an earthquake-prone area, our needs may differ from someone in a region prone to tornados.
Remember that in times of disaster and catastrophe, cell phone communication is difficult as everyone is trying to call their loved ones or call for help.
We’ve compiled the best ways for you to prepare for a disaster and to keep you and your family safe. A safe space can be anywhere the family knows and can accept them, like a church, a relative’s home, a disaster shelter, or other areas. The members of your immediate family should all know what to do and where to go in the event of a disaster. Now that you have the foundation for your preparedness plans, get out there and get prepared!
This entry was posted in Health and Home, Health Awareness, Injury Prevention, Public Health, Safety and tagged bay area, california, disaster, earthquakes, emergencies, first aid, health awareness, patient engagement, preparedness, red cross, safety on September 3, 2014 by Chris Martinez.


All residents and communities nationwide need to create disaster plans and supply kits for themselves, loved ones, friends, and co-workers.
The focus of the content is on how to develop, practice, and maintain emergency plans that reflect what must be done before, during, and after a disaster to protect people and their property.
They should be ready to evacuate their homes and take refuge in public shelters and know how to care for their basic medical needs.People also can reduce the impact of disasters (flood proofing, elevating a home or moving a home out of harm’s way, and securing items that could shake loose in an earthquake) and sometimes avoid the danger completely.By reading and following the instructions in this guide you and your family can say, Yes, we are ready!



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