The first step in being prepared is to know about the hazards that can affect you where you live and work. Hurricanes occur in coastal areas, but can impact weather across the country. To learn more about hurricanes and what you should do to protect yourself and your property download the How to Prepare for a Hurricane guide.
Take action now to prepare! You can plan a National PrepareAthon! Day in your community through your workplace, school, house of worship or other community organization. It is easy and inexpensive to participate! Download the Playbook for your organization and then download the companion Prepare Your People and Prepare Your Organization for a conversation guide and an organizational tabletop exercise scenario.
When people talk about preparedness, they are more likely to take action, so start the conversation! America's PrepareAthon! offers customizable promotional materials to make your National PrepareAthon! Day unique to your community or organization. Materials available to you include posters, banners, logos, e-invites, and more!