St. Bernard Parish News

Posted on: September 20, 2017

September is National Preparedness Month


For the final week of September we celebrate National Preparedness Month by preparing for the National Day of Action. During this week you will know how to:

During this week you will learn how to:

Participate in National PrepareAthon! Day on September 30.

Add your preparedness activity to

Encourage others to do a preparedness activity and register it on

Share images of you and your community doing a preparedness activity.

Share stories of how being prepared made a difference using #PrepareAthon.

Be Counted: Add Your Preparedness Activity

Be Counted: Add your emergency preparedness activities to the America’s PrepareAthon! website: #PrepareAthon

Join millions of Americans taking action for #PrepareAthon by adding your preparedness activities today:

How many of the 10 #PrepareAthon activities have you completed? Be sure to register your actions:

Ready, Set, Go! Register your preparedness activities now:

There’s no time like the present to register your preparedness activities: #PrepareAthon

Take Action: Join Others to do a Preparedness Activity

America’s #PrepareAthon has 10 ways to participate. Choose your activity: #PrepareAthon

Get the scoop on 10 things you can do to get prepared for an emergency here: #PrepareAthon

Be a part of the millions taking action and getting prepared for emergencies. Join us: #PrepareAthon

Join a nationwide emergency preparedness movement and prepare for disasters in your area: #PrepareAthon

As part of America’s #PrepareAthon, we are committed to getting prepared for emergencies. Are you? #PrepareAthon

Help spread the word about #PrepareAthon w/ these promotional materials and toolkits:

National #PrepareAthon Day is Sept. 30. What are you doing to prepare?

Assembling emergency supplies is one way to participate in America’s #PrepareAthon! Here are 9 more: #PrepareAthon

Do you have the FEMA app? It’s preparedness at your fingertips. Download it today! #PrepareAthon

Share It: Your Preparedness Story May Inspire Others

See how communities across the nation are preparing for #disasters! Visit the #PrepareAthon “stories” page:

Extra, extra read all about it! Communities everywhere are getting prepared for emergencies: #PrepareAthon

Use #PrepareAthon to share how you’re getting your community involved in preparedness.

How has preparing made a difference in your life and/or community? Tell us your #PrepareAthon story!

A community in action tends to stay in action. Share your story about taking action for emergencies using #PrepareAthon.

Did preparing in advance help you during a disaster? Share your experience with #PrepareAthon

Built an emergency kit? Created a family communications plan? Tell others what you did using #PrepareAthon.

I participated in America’s #PrepareAthon so my community can be prepared for emergencies.

Have you taken action? Tell others what you did to prepare for emergencies and how it made a difference using #PrepareAthon.

I participated in America’s #PrepareAthon so my community can be prepared for emergencies.

“It Started Like Any Other Day” Hear how a disaster changed the lives of these survivors: #PrepareAthon

Take Part: It’s National PrepareAthon! Day

Take a picture doing 1 of the 10 actions to get prepared for emergencies. Find all 10 here: #PrepareAthon

Get excited for National PrepareAthon! Day! on 9/30. Turn to #PrepareAthon! for info on how to get involved:

Check to see what preparedness events are taking place near you for Sept 30 Nat’l #PrepareAthon! Day on

Re-tweet this! I’m involved in today’s National #PrepareAthon! Day:

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