National Preparedness Month is now
September is National Preparedness Month. This year, Ready.gov is trying to drive home one very important and poignant message: “You never know when the day before is the day before.”
According to a recent survey by the Ad Council, only 17% of Americans claim to be very prepared for an emergency situation. And those who spend their careers — and risk their lives — responding to disasters and emergencies know what a lack of preparedness means for first responders and the communities they protect.
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