September is National Preparedness Month!

Spread the word and encourage everyone in earthquake country to think ahead and prepare.

It’s easy to help spread the word and encourage everyone in earthquake country to think ahead and prepare.

Just visit the 2021 National Preparedness Month page at Ready.gov to find information, weekly themes, and ready-made graphics that you can share to promote disaster preparedness and improve the resilience of your community.

And visit the websites of your local and state emergency management agencies and partner organizations to find out about the preparedness activities they’re hosting this month.


Mitigation June Concludes: Highlighting the Shoalwater Bay Tribe’s Tsunami Evacuation Tower

On May 17, 2021, the Shoalwater Bay Tribe celebrated the start of construction of a tsunami evacuation tower with a groundbreaking ceremony. This is the first tsunami evacuation tower like this in the country and will be complete in Winter 2021-2022.

Check out the FEMA Blog:
Shoalwater Bay Tribe Builds Evacuation Tower to Provide Tsunami Safety for Community
La tribu de Shoalwater Bay construye una torre de evacuaciĆ³n para proteger a su comunidad de los tsunamis