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September is National Preparedness Month

September 7, 2011
Dysart Reporter

September is National Preparedness Month, each Friday in September the Tama County Emergency Management Agency will be encouraging Tama County residents and staff to participate in a different form of emergency preparedness and a different hazard specific drill in the home or office.

Each Friday in September at 6:00pm please plan on doing the appropriate weeks natural hazard drill in your home or office, followed by a family discussion on the Emergency Preparedness topics of the week (assemble kits if appropriate).

National Preparedness Month is designed to encourage Americans to take steps to prepare for emergencies throughout the year.

September Fridays:

2 Tornado & Family Emergency Plan

9 Fire & Get or Make an Emergency Kit

16 Flood & School and Workplace Emergency Plan

23 Severe Winter Weather & Automobile Safety Kit

30 Earthquake & Animals in disasters

Other great information on Tech Ready and Disabled Preparedness below.

Lets all have a safe and informative September!

Please contact the Tama County Emergency Management Agency at (641) 484 6261 or with any questions.



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