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Post Date:09/05/2019 2:30 PM

September is National Preparedness Month; Take Advantage of Local Preparedness Classes and Sign Up for Alert Montgomery 

September is National Preparedness Month, and it is a good time for you and your loved ones to prepare for an emergency. Montgomery County’s Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security (OEMHS) joins with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in promoting this year’s national preparedness campaign themed "Prepared, Not Scared."  

OEMHS is providing and supporting dozens of events throughout the month to help residents with emergency planning. The 2019 national preparedness campaign is broken into four unique themes: 

  • Sept. 1 - 7:    Save Early for Disaster Costs 
  • Sept. 8 - 14:  Make a Plan to Prepare for Disasters 
  • Sept. 15 - 21: Teach Youth to Prepare for Disasters 
  • Sept. 22 – 30: Get Involved in Your Community’s Preparedness  

OEMHS recommends four steps for emergency preparedness:  DETAILS

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