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National Preparedness Month

10 Years After Hurricane Katrina: Are You Better Prepared for Disaster?

Nicole Lurie, M.D., M.S.P.H. | Posted 08.25.2015 | HuffPost Home
Nicole Lurie, M.D., M.S.P.H.

A decade later, we are aware of the increasing frequency and severity of extreme weather events associated with climate change. Together, we are making tremendous progress in planning for a myriad of needs these disasters create.

Resilience and the Arts

Lane Harwell | Posted 11.16.2014 | New York
Lane Harwell

This National Preparedness Month, New York's arts and cultural communities continue responding to superstorm Sandy, which hit the state nearly two ye...

10 Ways To Prepare For Any Disaster, With GIFs

The Huffington Post | Katherine Boehrer | Posted 09.10.2014 | Green

September is National Preparedness Month and, in celebration of this annual disaster readiness campaign, we're sharing ten easy ways you and your fami...

It's Up to Us to Be Ready When Disasters Strike

Wendy Spencer | Posted 11.13.2013 | Impact
Wendy Spencer

Storms highlight the importance of emergency preparedness and the responsibility we all have to be ready when disasters happen. We want everyone to make preparedness a priority this month. Here are some steps you can take now to get ready to help.

This Might Be The Only Funny Thing About Natural Disasters

Posted 08.29.2013 | Green

Disasters are not funny. Thankfully, that doesn’t mean FEMA can’t have a sense of humor when it comes to discussing disaster preparation! Throu...

NYC Officials Declare September National Preparedness Month

Inae Oh | Posted 11.01.2011 | New York

After a wild summer marked by both Hurricane Irene and a surprising earthquake scare, New York City officials have declared September as National Prep...