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Dates for Your Calendar!

· Sept 1 - 30: National Preparedness Month · Sept 21 - 24: Washington State Emergency Management Association Joint Conference - Vancouver, WA · Sept 26: Family Safety and Preparedness Fair - Knoxville, TN · Sept 26 - Oct 2: National Safety Council Congress & Expo - Atlanta, GA · Sept 28 - Oct 1: National Emergency Management Association - Miami, FL · Sept 30: National PrepareAthon! Day

What Are Your Two Ways Out?

If a fire occurs in your home, you don't want to be left without a plan of escape! According to theUnited States Fire Administration, fire can spread rapidly through your home, leaving you with as little as two minutes to escape safely once the alarm sounds. Creating a family escape plan is easy! A great way to start is by following these steps: · Walk through your home with your family and identify all possible exits and escape routes; · Draw a floor plan of your home and mark two escape routes from each room using an escape planning grid; · Get children involved in escape planning; · Have a

Beware of Disaster Fraud

In times of disaster, communities pull together to help one another, however, disasters can also present the opportunity for scammers to take advantage of people. Disaster fraud is a very real occurrence during a crisis. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has some tips to help you avoid disaster fraud, including: · Contact your insurance company as soon as possible to start the claims process; · Stay away from adjustors who charge big upfront fees, refer you to contractors, ask you to make a false or inflated claim, or ask you a suspicious amount of personal information; · Get bids from several local, established contractors; and · Never pay in

New American Red Cross Financial Planning Guide

Safeguarding one's finances in case of a catastrophic event is an often-overlooked aspect of disaster preparedness. In response, the American Red Cross and the American Institute of CPA's (AICPA) developed Disasters and Financial Planning, a comprehensive guide aimed at helping people be more proactive with their financial preparedness in advance of disasters. This guide highlights the importance of: · Setting aside a three-day supply of cash to cover expenses one might encounter during a disaster or emergency; · Planning ahead by attaining the proper insurance coverage so that disaster recovery doesn't have to come out of pocket; · Having a solid financial plan to avoid living paycheck to paycheck;

School Emergency Planning

Are you a parent or caregiver of a school-aged child? Disasters can strike at any time, even during school hours. As a new school year begins, it’s important for you to know how your child’s school handles emergencies. The Ready Campaign suggests asking the following questions about your child's school emergency plan: How does the school plan on communicating with you in the event of a disaster? Does the school store adequate water, food and other basic supplies? Does the school have a plan for students to shelter in place? If not, where will students go if they must evacuate? You can never be too informed when it comes to

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