September is National Preparedness Month. Andrew Beckett with Wisconsin Emergency Management explains the goal:
“To get people to think about the ways that they can ‘prepare to protect.’ Prepare to protect themselves, the ones they love, their property. Basically all the steps they can take in order to make sure that they are protected in the event an emergency takes place.”
Beckett says you can find preparedness resources can be found online at Ready Wisconsin, and through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s “Ready.Gov” campaign.
This year’s theme for National Preparedness Month is “prepare to protect.”