The past few updates have talked about earthquakes and related hazards, such as tsunamis, landslides, and liquefaction. Now, you can also join America’s PrepareAthon! to get prepared for other natural hazards including flood, hurricane, wildfire, tornado, and winter storm. Your ShakeOut participation counts you as a participant in America’s PrepareAthon!
In addition you can also register other preparedness activities held any day of the year, and for any hazard at ready.gov/prepare.
America’s PrepareAthon! is an effort to increase community preparedness and resilience. There are 10 ways to participate like downloading alerts and warnings, holding a drill, or collecting critical documents. Year round, millions of Americans participate in America’s PrepareAthon! building the national momentum of preparedness.
September 30 is National PrepareAthon! Day when the nation will come together to take action and practice their preparedness in advance of an emergency. Join others around the country to practice your preparedness! Get started at ready.gov/prepare.