Every September in the United States, National Preparedness Month is promoted. This month-long reminder about getting prepared for all emergencies was created by FEMA back in 2004. That agency’s reputation seems to take quite a beating after major disasters, but their website, Ready.gov, has extremely helpful recommendations to help you prepare for various emergencies:
…everything you can imagine.
Browse their list of Disasters and Emergencies to see which ones you should prepare for based on your life activities and geographic location.
If you own a company or work for one in which your job title is Operations Manager, Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, Plant Manager, Director of Security, IT Manager, or a similar leadership position along those lines, be sure to check out FEMA’s Business Preparation Recommendations.
Children need to understand emergency preparations as well. Here are FEMA resources geared specifically for kids.
Part of being productive is being prepared for various situations. This includes disasters. Be sure to check out the Ready.gov website today.
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