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Community Preparedness Webinar Series: National Preparedness Month 2011

National Preparedness Month 2011

Recorded on June 22, 2011, at 2 p.m. EDT

Overview

National Preparedness Month has grown every year, and with your help, this will be our most successful and coordinated effort to date!  The many disasters happening across the United States, and throughout the world, have focused the public on emergency preparedness like never before. In hosting a preparedness event, you will allow your organization or business to provide your community the opportunity to take action and get Ready.  As you know, this year will also mark the ten year anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.  As we encourage citizens to prepare we want to focus on honoring the local first responders that keep us safe, promote volunteer programs that help us prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters, and continue promoting the message that preparedness is a shared responsibility with the whole team, including you.

The theme for this year’s National Preparedness Month is A Time to Remember, A Time to Prepare.

Learn how you can do YOUR part to prepare America. JOIN US on June 22nd for the special 2011 National Preparedness Month Webinar. DON’T MISS this great opportunity to: 

  • Get the new 2011 National Preparedness Month Toolkit and learn how you and YOUR community can GET INVOLVED in making our homes and neighborhoods a safer place to live.
  • Find out how you can PLAN EVENTS in your community to raise awareness about emergency preparedness and protect your homes and families from all hazards.
  • Learn what you can do to SUPPORT FIRST RESPONDERS in your communities.

Details for the kick-off webinar are below.  We look forward to working with you to make the nation more prepared.

 Sincerely,

Darryl Madden, Director, The Ready Campaign

Paulette Aniskoff, Director, FEMA Individual and Community Preparedness Division

Webinar details

Presenters for this webinar will include representatives from organizations including:

  • FEMA Individual and Community Preparedness Division
  • The Ready Campaign
  • Corporation for National and Community Service

DATE: Wednesday, June 22, 2011

TIME: 2:00PM ET/1:00PM CT/Noon MT/11:00AM PT

How to view our webinars

The Community Preparedness Webinar Series is conducted via DHS's HSIN Connect system. You do not need to register in advance, nor do you need a HSIN account in order to view our webinars. Audio for this webinar will be broadcast within HSIN Connect; there will not be a concurrent, phone-based teleconference. Questions and answers will be moderated via text-based chat inside the webinar. In order to ensure that your computer is capable of viewing our webinars and webcasts, we highly recommend that you read the below documents and perform the compatibility test prior to the start of the event. In addition, please ensure your computer's speakers are working prior to the webinar. If for any reason you have trouble accessing the system, please send an email to citizencorps@dhs.gov.

Additional information about this webinar

This webinar is free to the public and will accommodate the first 500 visitors that enter the site. This webinar will last approximately one hour. In addition to airing live, the webinar will be recorded and viewable at a later date and linked from this web page. The live webinar will offer Closed Captioning and a transcript of the webinar will be posted with the recorded version of the webinar.

(NOTE:  Once you enter the URL, log in as a guest by using your first and last name. Please log in 5-10 minutes before the call to ensure the program and PowerPoint work properly on your computer.)

 **YOU DO NOT NEED TO REGISTER FOR THIS CALL**

For more information:If you have any questions or if you need special accommodations to view or listen to this webinar, please e-mail us at npm@dhs.gov.

WE LOOK FORWARD TO YOUR PARTICIPATION!

Last updated: 01/02/2014 - 03:21 PM