Getting Active in Emergency Preparedness: Ideas to Help Your Organization Prepare Communities for Emergencies
This webinar took place on Tuesday, March 1, 2011 2 PM EST
This webinar discussed specific preparedness activities that organizations can participate in, including the Great Central U.S. ShakeOut, scheduled for April, 28, 2011.
This webinar was hosted by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships and the FEMA Individual and Community Preparedness Division.
You are encouraged to review the below resoureces that were discussed during the webinar. You can also download the PowerPoint slides of the presentation on the menu bar to the right.
- Family Emergency Plan
- Are You Ready? Guide
- Emergency Financial First Aid Kit
- Catalogue of Youth Disaster Preparedness Education Resources
- Ready.gov | National Level Exercise 2011
- The Great Central U.S. ShakeOut
- Central United States Earthquake Consortium
- White House Office of Faith-based and Neigborhood Partnerships
- Ready.gov | Earthquakes
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