How to Prepare for an Active Shooter Scenario
FEMA’s PrepareAthon! campaign has announced the availability of their How to Prepare for an Active Shooter Scenario Guide that outlines steps individuals can take before, during, and after an active shooter incident. Click here to go to the guide. The Guide also includes the following:
About America’s PrepareAthon! Campaign America’s PrepareAthon! is a national community-based campaign that moves individuals from awareness to action by preparing for relevant hazards through group discussions, drills, and innovative communications-related products. The campaign increases the number of individuals who understand which disasters could happen in their community, know what to do to be safe and mitigate damage, and help their community do the same. Click here to learn more.
Know Your Alerts & Warnings
The Federal Emergency Management Agency reminds individuals that receiving timely information about weather conditions or other emergency events can make all the difference in knowing when to take action to be safe. FEMA’s fact sheet, Be Smart. Take Part. Know Your Alerts & Warnings, outlines and describes various programs available to the public to help them stay connect and alert to emergency situations.
Prepare for Hurricane Season
FEMA encourages businesses and individuals to prepare for the 2017 hurricane season which begins May 15 for the Pacific coast and on June 1 for the Atlantic coast. Preparation begins with assessing your risk, developing plans, assembling supplies, and conducting emergency drills. For information on hurricane preparedness both at home and for the workplace, click here to visit FEMA’s Preparation Hurricane page to download some of the following resources: