UW Emergency Management

August 30, 2017

September is National Preparedness Month!

The official logo for National Preparedness Month 2017. [High Resolution JPG]

The UWEM team has been following closely the events unfolding in Texas and Louisiana, and our hearts go out to every first responder, emergency management official, and citizen that has been impacted by Hurricane/Superstorm Harvey.

It is purely by coincidence that National Preparedness Month comes at a time when the country is already so focused on the unthinkable. While many of us are thinking about what we can do to help others in need, try also taking a few minutes to consider your own family. Do you have a plan in place for if/when the unthinkable happens?

Here are a few resources to get started: