National Preparedness Month, Week 2: Make a Plan to Prepare for Disasters

Posted on 9/10/2019 3:29:48 PM

Where were you during Hurricane Sandy in October 2012 that left 1.3 million Pennsylvania residents without power? What did you do during the blizzard of 1996 when a sudden blizzard dropped up to 40 inches in one day? Were you prepared? Did you have a plan?

Are you prepared?The IUP Emergency Management Office encourages everyone to have a plan in the event of a natural disaster, act of terrorism, or emergency. How will you evacuate? Where will you go? What resources do you have?

You never know when disaster will strike. Now is the time to take steps toward being prepared. It is better to be safe than sorry.

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