September is all about preparing for natural disasters.

This month kicks off National Preparedness Month. The government posted on their website that they want people to make a plan with their communities, families and pets to stay safe during disasters. The first week of September focuses on floods. The following weeks takes a look at wildfires, hurricanes, and power outages. Learn how to build a toolkit…

On September 30th, will be America’s prepare-a-thon, a grassroots campaign for action. As of this evening, more than 23 million people have pledged to participate in preparedness activities. FEMA also launched a new series of public service announcements to encourage families to communicate an emergency plan before disaster strikes. According to FEMA, fewer than half of Americans have discussed and developed an emergency plan with their household.

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