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Webinar Announcement: National Preparedness Month Resources for K-12 Schools and Communities

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Event Type
Event
Event Date
September 15, 2022
Event Host
Department of Homeland Security, Department of Education, Department of Justice and Department of Health and Human Services

Please join the Federal School Safety Clearinghouse on September 15 at 2:00 PM EDT for an informational webinar on National Preparedness Month featuring guidance, best practices, and resources for kindergarten through grade 12 schools.

The session will be held in coordination with representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Ready Campaign (Ready.gov) and Individual and Community Preparedness Division.

Speakers will discuss programs, tools, and resources to empower youth to learn the hazards that affect their community; understand how to stay safe in an emergency; practice critical emergency response skills; and lead preparedness-building activities in their communities. The webinar will also cover the ‘whole community’ approach to emergency preparedness, as well as ways K-12 school communities can build capacity and capabilities to prepare for the range of disasters and emergencies they may face.

The discussion will feature additional school safety-related resources available through SchoolSafety.gov, as well as a Q&A session.