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September is National Preparedness Month

2019 Oregon Preparedness Month

In 2019, preparedness month focused on how you can be self-reliant and ready to help others when disaster strikes. Each week had a different theme. Resources for each theme are listed below.

  • Week 1: Save early for disaster costs
  • Week 2: Make a plan to prepare for disasters
  • Week 3: Teach youth to prepare for disasters
  • Week 4: Get involved in your community's preparedness

Save Early for Disaster Costs: Prepare your Finances

Graphic of woman standing in front of damaged home. Thought bubbles show her thinking about saving money for an emergency.

Make a Plan to Prepare

Preparedness tools for Oregonians  What to take during an evacuation

What to take during an evacuation

Teach Youth to Prepare

Get Involved in Your Community’s Preparedness

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Here’s what else is going on for National Preparedness Month

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

American Red Cross