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Announcing New FEMA PSA, We Prepare Every Day

July 23, 2015
Source: Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Office of Disability Integration and Coordination

Today, FEMA announced the launch of a new public service [announcement] (PSA) to raise awareness about the importance of personal preparedness for emergencies. While the PSA, We Prepare Every Day, targets every member of the community, it aims to deliver a message of independence and personal preparedness by featuring people with disabilities taking charge to prepare themselves, their families, and their communities for emergencies.

The PSA includes open captioning and a certified deaf interpreter. An audio described version is also available to provide access to viewers who are blind or have low vision.

“As we celebrate a quarter century of the ADA, we look to people with disabilities as leading the way,” said Craig Fugate, FEMA Administrator. “By taking their own preparedness actions every day, they set an example for all of us, including their families and their communities.”

View Administrator Fugates ADA25 video address for more on the importance of inclusive emergency management.

Please share these resources with your stakeholders and spread this powerful message of personal emergency preparedness!

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