***New Webinar*** – Make Disaster Preparedness Your New Year’s Resolution, Thursday, December 13 @ 3:00 PM EDT
As 2012 draws to a close, we are looking forward to the year ahead, committed to continue to promote ideas, events and programs that you can use to engage your communities and encourage individuals and households to be better prepared for disasters. Super Storm Sandy is a stark reminder of the importance of being prepared for all hazards.
On Thursday, December 13, the Ready Campaign will unveil their Resolve to be Ready initiative for 2013. Those who make New Year’s resolutions are 11 times more likely to report continued success in achieving a goal than individuals who have not made a resolution, according to the Journal of Clinical Psychology. The Ready Campaign would like to make an emergency preparedness resolution easy to keep by providing the tools and resources needed to take four important steps: be informed about the different types of emergencies that can happen in your area and the appropriate preparedness steps, make a family communications plan, build an emergency kit and get involved in community preparedness. We hope you will join the Ready Campaign this holiday season in promoting Resolve to be Ready. Continue reading