Emergency Preparedness

Make a plan. Build a kit. Be prepared. September is National Preparedness Month. Each year, natural disasters are becoming more frequent and intense because of climate change, urbanization, and other factors. Emergencies can happen any place, at any time. It is important to be prepared to keep yourself and your loved ones safe. When disaster Read More >

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National Preparedness Month – Planning for Environmentally Safe Disaster Recovery for Children

September is National Preparedness Month. Natural disasters, such as hurricanes, can happen at any time, and preparing for them can be challenging, especially in places where children spend time. However, public health and environmental health professionals can play a role in informing emergency planning in these settings, especially for the recovery process. Families and communities Read More >

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