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National Preparedness Month

Are You Ready?
September is National Preparedness Month, a month-long campaign to promote emergency preparedness. Led by the NYC Citizen Corps Council, National Preparedness Month 2013 will encourage all New Yorkers to be ready for the unexpected through various promotions and activities.




Some of the events that will be taken place during National Preparedness Month include, but are not limited to: 
  • National Preparedness Month Kickoff Event in all five boroughs.
  • Ready New York and Citizen Corps Council Fairs
  • Partners in Preparedness Webinar Series
  • Preparedness outreach events
  • Free CPR training events




Are You Prepared?
It's easy to become prepared for the unexpected. Learn how with the resources below:



Introducing the 2013 Ready Campaign with the Ad Council
The localized National Preparedness Month ads were created pro bono by New York-based advertising agency Deutsch Inc. The TV, radio, outdoor, print, and digital PSAs take a humorous approach to emphasize the importance for parents to involve their children in the preparedness process. View the ads


Stay Connected with OEM During National Preparedness Month

Follow OEM on Twitter@nycoem

Follow Notify NYC on Twitter@NotifyNYC

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Follow NYContinuity on LinkedInNYContinuity (OEM Public Private)

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Get Involved
Getting involved with a disaster volunteer organization before an emergency will increase your ability to help when help is needed. Learn more about ways to get involved: