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National Preparedness Month 2013

How to prepare if you or someone in your life has access or functional needs  September is National Preparedness Month (NPM). It is a time to prepare yourself and those in your care for emergencies and disasters. This September, please prepare and plan in the event you must go for three  days without electricity, water service, access to a supermarket, or local services for several days.  Just follow these four steps:      Be Informed     Make a Plan     Build a Kit     Get Involved  If you or someone close to you has a disability or other access or functional needs, you may have to take additional steps to protect yourself and your family. Each person’s needs and abilities are unique, but every individual can take important steps to prepare for all kinds of emergencies and put plans in place. By evaluating your own personal needs and making an emergency plan,...
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