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2022 National Preparedness Month: Protect Your Legacy

September is National Preparedness Month — an excellent opportunity to step up your messaging about earthquake risks and encourage people to take action today to prepare for disasters and emergencies.

This year’s theme is “A Lasting Legacy” (#LastingLegacy), with the core message, “The life you’ve built is worth protecting. Prepare for disasters to create a lasting legacy for you and your family.” The 2022 campaign features a call to action for the Black and African American community. Message topics in the campaign’s media kit include teaching children and youth, making a personal/family emergency plan, and building emergency supply kits. 

Watch also for national public service announcements throughout the month that are designed to help deliver preparedness information to those who live in underserved communities.

Visit to learn more about National Preparedness Month and this year’s theme.

Checkout the National Preparedness Month Social Media Toolkit to find graphics and other resources that you can to use in your posts and preparedness messaging this month. 

Take Time Out to Promote Earthquake Preparedness

September is National Preparedness Month, so seize the opportunity to increase your community’s readiness for earthquakes and other disasters. Visit and the 2021 National Preparedness Month page to learn more, and don’t forget to check out the graphics and other information in the social media preparedness tool kits—they make it easy to build your own outreach campaign and pass preparedness tips to your network!