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September Is National Preparedness Month
September 5, 2014
Source: United Cerebral Palsy - Washington Wire
This years National Preparedness Month theme is "Be Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare." Download an online toolkit to learn how to plan preparedness events in your community or take part in National PrepareAthon Day on September 30, 2014. Visit Ready.gov to find emergency preparedness resources, including many for people with disabilities and older Americans. And be sure to check out this important video (5:06 mins; captioned; ASL translation) for people with disabilities and other access and functional needs. For more information about preparing for and recovering from a natural disaster or other emergency situation read the Disability.gov Guide on Emergency Preparedness & Disaster Recovery.
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