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2015 National Preparedness Month (NPM)

Theme: Don't Wait. Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today.

September is National Preparedness Month.  This year we are asking you to take action now – make a plan with your community, your family, and for your pets.  Plan how to stay safe and communicate during the disasters that can affect your community. We ask everyone to participate in America’s PrepareAthon! and the national day of action, National PrepareAthon! Day, which culminates National Preparedness Month on September 30.

Weekly focused themes

  • Week 1:  September 1-5th            Flood
  • Week 2:  September 6-12th          Wildfire
  • Week 3:  September 13-19th        Hurricane
  • Week 4:  September 20-26th        Power Outage
  • Week 5:  September 27-30th        Lead up to National PrepareAthon! Day (September 30th )

Public Service Announcement and Videos

View in FEMA Multimedia Library

Digital Engagement Toolkit


Social Media

  • NPM Official Hashtag:  #NatlPrep
  • America’s PreapreAthon! hashtag:  #PrepareAthon
  • Social media accounts to follow:

Congressional Co-Chairs

Presidential Proclamation