10 Things To Do for National Preparedness Month

Summary: National Preparedness Month serves as a reminder to prepare, now and throughout the year, for a wide range of emergencies.   Each year, our nation faces diverse threats and hazards reinforcing the need to strengthen national preparedness and resilience. On … Continued

Calling Citizen Scientists: You Can Help When Disasters Strike!

Summary: Citizen science can help support disaster preparedness, response, and recovery. On August 31, President Obama proclaimed September as National Preparedness Month 2015. As the Presidential Proclamation stated: “Every year, communities across our country face emergencies — from unforeseen natural disasters … Continued

Taking Action for America’s PrepareAthon!

When a disaster hits, Americans often have to act fast to keep their families safe and protect their homes and businesses from harm. But responding to an emergency takes more than fast action. To ensure an effective response, Americans must … Continued

Taking Action for Disaster Preparedness: Technology and Innovation in Support of America’s PrepareAthon!

As this week’s earthquake in Nepal reminds us, disasters can drastically impact our communities without warning. To help address the challenges from severe weather and other disasters, the White House encouraged entrepreneurs, makers, technologists, and creative #DisasterTech innovators to get involved , … Continued