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National Preparedness Month 2017

National Preparedness Month 2017

Sep 5, 2017

With school back in session and the peak of hurricane season approaching, Winston-Salem/ Forsyth County Emergency Management officials are encouraging residents and businesses to review and discuss their emergency plans and update emergency supplies kits. “You cannot predict when weather-related or man-made emergencies will occur, but residents can plan now...

September is National Preparedness Month – NPM 2016

September is National Preparedness Month – NPM 2016

Sep 1, 2016

Be Aware and Prepare Forsyth County! September is North Carolina Preparedness Month There’s no such thing as a calm season when it comes to natural disasters. Late summer and fall is peak hurricane season in North Carolina, while tornadoes tend to strike most often in spring and late fall. Snow and ice storms can wreak havoc from December through March...

Be Aware and Prepare, Forsyth County!

Be Aware and Prepare, Forsyth County!

Aug 31, 2015

September is North Carolina Preparedness Month There are many weather-related emergencies that impact Forsyth County throughout the year from severe thunder storms, to lightning, tornadoes, flooding, or ice and snow storms that cause dangerous driving conditions.  This time of year also is prime season for hurricanes which, at some point, have impacted every...

Be Disaster Aware – Take Action to Prepare

Be Disaster Aware – Take Action to Prepare

Aug 25, 2014

September is National Preparedness Month. During September, take time to prepare your family for emergencies and disasters. Stay Informed: Information is available from federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial resources. Access Ready.gov to learn what to do before, during, and after an emergency. Make a Plan: Discuss, agree on, and document an...

Get Ready in SEPTEMBER!

Get Ready in SEPTEMBER!

Sep 6, 2013

September is National Preparedness Month (NPM). It is a time to prepare yourself and those in your care for emergencies and disasters. If you’ve seen the news recently, you know that emergencies can happen unexpectedly in communities just like yours, to people like you. We’ve seen tornado outbreaks, river floods and flash floods, historic earthquakes,...

Pledge to Prepare

Pledge to Prepare

Sep 4, 2012

September is National Preparedness Month (NPM). It is a time to prepare yourself and those in your care for an unexpected emergency. If you’ve seen the news recently, you know that emergencies can happen unexpectedly in communities just like yours, to people like you. We’ve seen tornado outbreaks, river floods and flash floods, historic earthquakes,...

A Time to Remember. A Time to Prepare.

A Time to Remember. A Time to Prepare.

Jul 22, 2011

The eighth annual National Preparedness Month will kickoff this September, using the slogan: “A Time to Remember. A Time to Prepare.” The campaign seeks to transform awareness into action by encouraging all Americans to take the necessary steps to ensure that their homes, workplaces and communities are prepared for disasters and emergencies of all...

National Preparedness Month 2010

National Preparedness Month 2010

Aug 6, 2010

September is National Preparedness Month (NPM). NPM is sponsored by FEMA’s Ready Campaign in partnership with Citizen Corps and the Advertising Council and is designed to encourage Americans to take simple steps to prepare for emergencies in their homes, businesses, and communities. This year marks the seventh annual NPM and it will focus on encouraging...