In 2015, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) conducted a study that found that 60% of American adults have not practiced their at-home disaster plan and that only 39% of respondents have even developed an at-home emergency plan.
It’s not every day that we think about preparing our families or homes for an emergency. Sometimes, we don’t even know where to start. That’s where we come in – follow the links below to learn more about what you can do be prepared in disaster situations.
Volunteering gives you the opportunity to take an active role in emergency preparedness for you and your community. Without volunteers, public health emergency preparedness programs would struggle to fulfill their purpose. We rely on volunteers with a variety of skillsets, and healthcare experience is not required.