Get Ready for 2015 National Preparedness Month

Equip yourself to handle natural disasters during National Preparedness Month this September.
Get equipped to handle disasters during this year's National Preparedness Month in September.
Get involved in this year's National Preparedness Month in September to ready yourself for possible disasters.|Photo by

Prep yourself, your loved ones and your community to be able to weather the storm with tips and strategies from National Preparedness Month this September. Each week will feature different hazards or disasters and how to tackle them.

Week one (Sept. 1-5) will offer information on how to respond and prepare for floods. Week two (Sept. 6-12) will focus on wildfires. Week three (Sept. 13-19) will offer information on hurricane preparedness. Week four (Sept. 14-26) will be about preparing for power outages. And the final week (Sept. 27-30) will lead up to National PrepareAthon! Day on Sept. 30.

Ready offers tips and information on how to plan for disasters at You don’t have to wait until September to start planning ahead.

To keep up on the latest National Preparedness Month news, follow the hashtag #NatlPrep and #PrepareAthon. Also be sure to follow @Readygov and @PrepareAthon on Twitter.

For more information on National Preparedness Month or to get involved, visit or