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Collection: FEMA Region III Infographics

This collection includes infographics created by FEMA Region III for sharing and promoting emergency preparedness skills, information, and other resources. To learn more, please visit https://www.fema.gov/region-iii-dc-de-md-pa-va-wv.
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January 5, 2018
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  • <p>The Beat the Odds Infographic highlights that your chances of competing for a Winter Olympic Medal are&nbsp;1 in 1,385, 217, but your chances of experiencing a natural disaster are 1 in 4.* Being prepared for an emergency is a goal within reach. Take action today to be prepared for tomorrow&#39;s emergencies.</p>

<p>&nbsp;To learn more about a culture of preparedness, please visit <a href="http://www.fema.gov/sports">www.fema.gov/sports</a>.</p>

<p><em>*Sources for statistics are Team USA, the U.S. Census Bureau, and the Washington Post.</em></p>

    Beat the Odds Infographic

    Photo by Melissa Wiehenstroer

    The Beat the Odds Infographic highlights that your chances of competing for a Winter Olympic Medal are 1 in 1,385, 217, but your chances of experiencing a natural disaster are 1 in 4.* Being prepared for an emergency is a goal within reach. Take action today to be prepared for tomorrow's emergencies.

     To learn more about a culture of preparedness, please visit www.fema.gov/sports.

    *Sources for statistics are Team USA, the U.S. Census Bureau, and the Washington Post.

  • <p>The Winning Times Infographic includes three time comparisons to highlight incredible feats and the time it takes to take a preparedness action. Athletes take months to years to train for an event, some of which are incredibly short. In winning time, you can take simple but effective actions to better prepare yourself for an emergency.&nbsp;</p>

<p>To learn more<strong> </strong>about a culture of preparedness, please visit <a href="http://www.fema.gov/sports">www.fema.gov/sports</a></p>

    Winning Times Infographic

    Photo by Melissa Wiehenstroer

    The Winning Times Infographic includes three time comparisons to highlight incredible feats and the time it takes to take a preparedness action. Athletes take months to years to train for an event, some of which are incredibly short. In winning time, you can take simple but effective actions to better prepare yourself for an emergency. 

    To learn more about a culture of preparedness, please visit www.fema.gov/sports

  • <p>The Preparedness Equipment Infographic&nbsp;suggests that in preparing for emergencies, we need the right tools.&nbsp;Just like athletes have specialized equipment to exercise and compete, being prepared for an emergency requires a kit stocked with key items, including bottled water, canned food, a radio, a flashlight, and a first aid kit.</p>

<p>To learn more about a culture of preparedness, please visit <a href="http://www.fema.gov/sports">www.fema.gov/sports</a>.</p>

    Preparedness Equipment Infographic

    Photo by Melissa Wiehenstroer

    The Preparedness Equipment Infographic suggests that in preparing for emergencies, we need the right tools. Just like athletes have specialized equipment to exercise and compete, being prepared for an emergency requires a kit stocked with key items, including bottled water, canned food, a radio, a flashlight, and a first aid kit.

    To learn more about a culture of preparedness, please visit www.fema.gov/sports.

  • <p>The Pet Preparedness&nbsp;Infographic includes a friendly cats versus dogs competition and preparedness tips. The competitors include Thumper, a tabby cat, and Bernie, a Saint Bernard. The challenge is: a hurricane is coming up the coast, and Thumper and Bernie will show us how they have prepared. Over four rounds, each pet shows us small actions we can take to ensure we (and our pets) are prepared for disasters.&nbsp;Follow these tips to help your pets be ready for emergencies too!&nbsp;</p>

<p>Tell us who you think your Pet Preparedness Champion is on Twitter <a href="https://twitter.com/femaregion3">@FEMAregion3 </a>and find out more about a culture of reparedness at <a href="http://www.fema.gov/olympics">www.fema.gov/sports</a></p>

    Olympic-Like Pet Preparedness Infographic

    Photo by Corey Rigby

    The Pet Preparedness Infographic includes a friendly cats versus dogs competition and preparedness tips. The competitors include Thumper, a tabby cat, and Bernie, a Saint Bernard. The challenge is: a hurricane is coming up the coast, and Thumper and Bernie will show us how they have prepared. Over four rounds, each pet shows us small actions we can take to ensure we (and our pets) are prepared for disasters. Follow these tips to help your pets be ready for emergencies too! 

    Tell us who you think your Pet Preparedness Champion is on Twitter @FEMAregion3 and find out more about a culture of reparedness at www.fema.gov/sports

  • <p>The Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Infographic identifies traits and skills that can help you be prepared for an emergency with six specific tips: shutting off water; shutting off electricity; gardening for food and foraging safely; shutting off natural gas; using a fire extinguisher, and learning first aid and CPR skills.&nbsp;Each of these skills help you to be better prepared for future emergencies or disasters.&nbsp;</p>

<p>To learn more about a culture of preparedness, please visit <a href="http://www.fema.gov/sports">www.fema.gov/sports</a>.</p>

    Do-It-Yourself Infographic

    Photo by Amanda Hancher

    The Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Infographic identifies traits and skills that can help you be prepared for an emergency with six specific tips: shutting off water; shutting off electricity; gardening for food and foraging safely; shutting off natural gas; using a fire extinguisher, and learning first aid and CPR skills. Each of these skills help you to be better prepared for future emergencies or disasters. 

    To learn more about a culture of preparedness, please visit www.fema.gov/sports.

  • <p>Every player starts the game with the opportunity to work hard, be passionate and ultimately win...</p>

<p>... but resilience is a team sport, and in order to win, we must pursue a culture of preparedness.</p>

<p>Learn more about a culture of preparedness at <a href="http://www.fema.gov/sports">www.fema.gov/sports</a></p>

    Team Preparedness Infographic

    Photo by FEMA

    Every player starts the game with the opportunity to work hard, be passionate and ultimately win...

    ... but resilience is a team sport, and in order to win, we must pursue a culture of preparedness.

    Learn more about a culture of preparedness at www.fema.gov/sports

  • <p>Prepare for winter weather by creating an emergency kit for your vehicle&nbsp;and visiting <a href="http://www.Ready.gov">www.Ready.gov</a> for more tips.</p>

    You're Ready for Winter - is Your Car?

    Photo by Will Powell

    Prepare for winter weather by creating an emergency kit for your vehicle and visiting www.Ready.gov for more tips.

  • <p>Flooding is a year-round hazard. Learn more and get prepared at <a href="http://www.ready.gov/floods">www.ready.gov/floods</a>.</p>

    Flooding Can Happen Any Time of Year, Are You Prepared?

    Photo by Will Powell

    Flooding is a year-round hazard. Learn more and get prepared at www.ready.gov/floods.

  • <p>Join FEMA Region III&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/femaregion3">@FEMARegion3</a>&nbsp;to participate in&nbsp;a Twitter chat about winter and spring weather, common hazards, safety tips, and trivia!&nbsp;The chat will be held on Wednesday, February 21st 2:00-3:00pm as we share winter &amp; spring weather safety tips and trivia! Use #R3WinterReady to follow along and participate!</p>

    FEMA Region III Twitter Chat Promotion

    Photo by Melissa Wiehenstroer

    Join FEMA Region III @FEMARegion3 to participate in a Twitter chat about winter and spring weather, common hazards, safety tips, and trivia! The chat will be held on Wednesday, February 21st 2:00-3:00pm as we share winter & spring weather safety tips and trivia! Use #R3WinterReady to follow along and participate!

  • <p>When plows are out removing snow on the roads, be sure to give them plenty of space and do not try to pass! Learn more about winter weather safety at <a href="http://www.Ready.gov/winter">www.Ready.gov/winter</a>.</p>

    Don't Crowd the Plow!

    Photo by Will Powell

    When plows are out removing snow on the roads, be sure to give them plenty of space and do not try to pass! Learn more about winter weather safety at www.Ready.gov/winter.

  • <p>As you prepare your family for emergencies, don&#39;t forget about your pet! Pets need your help to prepare for emergencies. Remember, during a disaster, what&#39;s good for you is good for pets, so get started today. Make a pet emergency kit, include them in your family emergency plan, and know the hazards that may impact where you live.</p>

    Letter From Your Pet

    Photo by Corey Rigby

    As you prepare your family for emergencies, don't forget about your pet! Pets need your help to prepare for emergencies. Remember, during a disaster, what's good for you is good for pets, so get started today. Make a pet emergency kit, include them in your family emergency plan, and know the hazards that may impact where you live.

  • <p>Are you ready? June is National #PetPreparedness Month. Learn more at ready.gov/pets.</p>

    Are You Ready?

    Photo by Corey Rigby

    Are you ready? June is National #PetPreparedness Month. Learn more at ready.gov/pets.

  • <p>Get Petpared! Is your pet part of your disaster plan? Remember, during a disaster what&#39;s good for you is good for your pet, so get them prepared today. Learn more at <a href="http://www.ready.gov/pets">www.ready.gov/pets</a>.</p>

    Get Petpared!

    Photo by Corey Rigby

    Get Petpared! Is your pet part of your disaster plan? Remember, during a disaster what's good for you is good for your pet, so get them prepared today. Learn more at www.ready.gov/pets.

  • <p>This graphic highlights FEMA&#39;s assistance to West Virginia for DR-4273-WV, two years after the flooding event impacted the state. As of June 6, FEMA has provided:</p>

<p>- $120 million.in Public Assistance;</p>

<p>- $48.3 million in National Flood Insurance claims;</p>

<p>- $52 million in FEMA mitigation funding; and</p>

<p>- $42.3 million in FEMA Individual Assistance.</p>

<p style="margin-left:0in; margin-right:0in">Together, in partnership with the State, communities, local officials, and other agencies and nonprofits, FEMA will continue to help West Virginia recover.</p>

    West Virginia 2016 Flooding Recovery: Year 2

    Photo by Will Powell

    This graphic highlights FEMA's assistance to West Virginia for DR-4273-WV, two years after the flooding event impacted the state. As of June 6, FEMA has provided:

    - $120 million.in Public Assistance;

    - $48.3 million in National Flood Insurance claims;

    - $52 million in FEMA mitigation funding; and

    - $42.3 million in FEMA Individual Assistance.

    Together, in partnership with the State, communities, local officials, and other agencies and nonprofits, FEMA will continue to help West Virginia recover.

  • <p>Every $1 spent on mitigation saves $6 in future disaster costs. This graphic shows that even a small amount of water can cause thousands of dollars in damage. Mitigation is a smart investment. Learn more at FEMA.gov.</p>

    Mitigation is a Smart Investment Graphic

    Photo by Corey Rigby

    Every $1 spent on mitigation saves $6 in future disaster costs. This graphic shows that even a small amount of water can cause thousands of dollars in damage. Mitigation is a smart investment. Learn more at FEMA.gov.

  • <p>This graphic outlines the responsiblities for implementing the Public Assistance (PA) program for FEMA, the Recipient (the State) and the Subrecipient (Applicant).</p>

    Understanding the Public Assistance Responsibilities Graphic

    Photo by Corey Rigby

    This graphic outlines the responsiblities for implementing the Public Assistance (PA) program for FEMA, the Recipient (the State) and the Subrecipient (Applicant).

  • <p>This graphic explains the Public Aassistance process. The sequence begins with FEMA and the State working with applicants to develop projects following a federal disaster declaration, and ends once the project has been closed and funding has been distributed to the applicant.</p>

    Understanding the Public Assistance Process Graphic

    Photo by Corey Rigby

    This graphic explains the Public Aassistance process. The sequence begins with FEMA and the State working with applicants to develop projects following a federal disaster declaration, and ends once the project has been closed and funding has been distributed to the applicant.

  • <p>Save the Date! FEMA Region III is hosting the Hampton Roads Ready Business Workshop on September 20, 2018 in Suffolk, Virginia! This event will include an assessment of business preparedness, panel speakers and discussions with subject matter experts, information tables, and the opportunity to network with public and private sector officials!</p>

<p>Additional information can be found at <a href="http://www.FEMA.gov/region-iii-rbeoc">www.FEMA.gov/region-iii-rbeoc</a>.</p>

<p>Original image&nbsp;property of Adobe Stock Images, purchased through&nbsp;licensing.</p>

    Ready Business Workshop: Save the Date!

    Photo by Will Powell

    Save the Date! FEMA Region III is hosting the Hampton Roads Ready Business Workshop on September 20, 2018 in Suffolk, Virginia! This event will include an assessment of business preparedness, panel speakers and discussions with subject matter experts, information tables, and the opportunity to network with public and private sector officials!

    Additional information can be found at www.FEMA.gov/region-iii-rbeoc.

    Original image property of Adobe Stock Images, purchased through licensing.