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September 3, 2017 | 6 Comments

September is Emergency Preparedness Month

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Update: Metro has cancelled events at various transit centers on September 12 and September 13. Events may be rescheduled at a later date.

Large or small, emergencies can happen anywhere at any time. This month is National Preparedness Month, and the focus is on emergency planning with the main theme: “Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead. You Can.”

Ready, a national campaign behind Emergency Preparedness Month, will be sharing important messaging all month long, emphasizing the importance of preparedness for everyone, including children, older adults, people with disabilities and others with access or functional needs.

Ready has tools and resources to help you prepare for the types of emergencies that could impact you and your family where you live, work, and visit. We will be helping get the word out on Twitter and Facebook by focusing on different types of emergencies and the resources you can use to prepare for them each week this September.

Enter a drawing for a chance to win one of eight Red Cross Emergency Preparedness Kits. Fill out the form below.

All entries are due by 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, September 30.

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6 thoughts on “September is Emergency Preparedness Month”

  1. carl says:

    i.love.rideing.on.metrow

  2. Robert m Hogan says:

    I used the Metro Buses frequently, your drivers are courteous, friendly and very helpfull. Keep up the good work and thank you.

  3. Sherrin T Robinson says:

    Metro is my transportation n most of. The driver I ride w are nice.

  4. Deborah Fair says:

    The Metrolink is my stress free ride back & forth to work

  5. Denisha Cooper says:

    My bus drivers on the 49 are always so very respectable. A couple of them dont mind conversating with you either.

  6. Preparedness is a state of mind first and foremost. Emergency prevention is like buying car insurance – you hope you’ll never need it, but it is a lifesaver if you do.

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