2013 National Preparedness Month

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August 29, 2013
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WHAT: As part of National Preparedness Month this September, free online tools from the Ready Campaign and Citizen Corps are available to encourage households, businesses and communities to know their risk, make an emergency preparedness plan and inspire others to do the same.

Fact Sheets

Fact sheets for business owners, seniors, pet owners and people with access and functional needs are available for download on the FEMA Sandy New York webpage (www.fema.gov/SandyNY). Click on the “Updates and Articles” link to access the fact sheets.


Various banners and other Web images are available for download on the FEMA Sandy New York Web page (www.fema.gov/SandyNY), including a helpful tenth anniversary infographic for the Ready Campaign. Include the site http://community.fema.gov/connect.ti/READYNPM as a link to the images. The site encourages community involvement and provides toolkits and other resources for emergency preparedness.


The National Preparedness Community widget allows you to share preparedness information directly with your website visitors. Include the following code on your website:

<script id="govd_widget_js_usdhsrc_usdhsrc_widget_1" src="http://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDHSRC/widgets/USDHSRC_WIDGET_1.js" type="text/javascript"></script>

Social Media

Promote emergency preparedness through your own social media channels or with messages posted on www.fema.gov/SandyNY, twitter.com/FEMASandy and facebook.com/FEMASandy.

Last Updated: 
September 3, 2013 - 14:26
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