Wednesday, September 16, 2015

[californiadisasters] Good and Ready for PrepareAthon - September 2015






Date: September 2015

Good and Ready for PrepareAthon

The Good and Ready for PrepareAthon initiative is part of September's National Preparedness Month 2015.

The focus of the PrepareAthon is to provide individuals, families, neighborhoods, organizations, churches, businesses and government agencies an opportunity to enhance their disaster preparedness and response skills.

Disaster Preparedness Video of the Day

To prepare yourself, your workplace, your family and your neighborhood for the next disaster and to participate in the Community / Neighborhood Wildfire Response Exercise and the  Disaster Volunteer Reception Center Exercise you should access and view each day's disaster preparedness video by accessing:

Please Tweet information on the PrepareAthon's activities to your Twitter followers.

Community Exercises

On September 24th and 26th agencies, organizations, communities, neighborhoods throughout the United States will have the opportunity to assess their disaster preparedness an response capabilities by participating in one or both of the following exercises.

There is NO COST to participate in either of these exercises.

Formidable Footprint - A Community / Neighborhood Wildfire Response Tabletop Exercise

This exercise will serve as an opportunity for community and faith based organizations along with governmental agencies to assess their capability to prepare for, respond to and recover from a wildfire.

Operation Volunteer Placement - A VRC Tabletop Exercise

During this exercise agencies and organizations that have a role in coordinating spontaneous volunteers during an emergency or disaster will have the opportunity to assess their volunteer placement capabilities while enhancing their understanding of operating a Volunteer Reception Center.

Preparedness Resources

Active Shooter Awareness

The Active Shooter Awareness / Response Section of the Just In Time Disaster Training Library contains the following informative videos:

Active Shooter - Awareness

Active Shooter - Colleges / Universities

Active Shooter - Retail Stores

Active Shooter - Schools

Active Shooter - Workplaces

Active Shooter - Response

Home Disaster Preparedness

Access and view the following videos to learn how to prepare you home for the next disaster.



Fire Preparedness



Flood Preparedness



Hail Preparedness



Hurricane Preparedness



Lightning Preparedness



Radon Preparedness



Tornado Preparedness



Wildfire Preparedness



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